The Stockholm region is home to cutting-edge technology, a highly skilled workforce, strong research and development and some of the world’s most advanced users of ICT technology. Sixty-seven percent of Forbes 2000 IT software and hardware companies that have regional headquarters in Scandinavia have already chosen Stockholm as their base.
Easy access to innovative technologies and industrial expertise
Stockholm is a hotspot for ICT innovation. The region has a highly skilled and creative workforce with years of experience developing pioneering ICT solutions. Many innovative fast-growing technology companies such as Skype and Spotify have their origins in the region.
This makes Stockholm the place for companies and investors to find the technologies, people and companies they need to develop new products and services.
Stockholm is the world’s leading region for expertise about mobile and fixed communication. Some of the most important mobile communication technologies including GSM, NMT, EDGE, wCDMA and LTE originate in the Stockholm region. Ericsson, with headquarters located in Stockholm, has been instrumental in this development. There is also a strong skill set in life science, finance, and media related ICT.
Proximity to key players and access to Northern Europe and beyond
Stockholm is the business and financial center of northern Europe. This highly advanced and growing ICT market is where decision makers and buyers are found.
Proximity to key players in the global ICT industry offers the potential for collaboration and integration of your solutions on an international scale. The global headquarters of Ericsson and TeliaSonera are located in Stockholm. This is one reason why
sixty-seven percent of Forbes 2000 IT software and hardware companies that have regional headquarters in Scandinavia have already chosen Stockholm as their base.
Lower your data center costs and go green at the same time
Stockholm is a natural choice when looking for a location for your data center operations.
The region offers abundant low carbon power and commercially exploitable free cooling. The Stockholm region is known for its excellent local and international communications infrastructure. Find out more »
Unique advantages in briefLeadership:
driving development and standardization in mobile and fixed technology NMT, GSM, wCDMA, LTE
Experience: 100 years of telecom development, 13 years of smartphone product development
Innovative: Sweden first country to commercially launch 4G (LTE), 400 mobile technology companies located in Stockholm, numerous new technologies and business concepts originate in Stockholm
Track record: already attracted knowledge-driven investment from international actors
Market: main hub to target Nordic market
The Stockholm region offers investment opportunities in: joint development projects with Stockholm companies, green and efficient datacenter locations, the creation of Scandinavian hubs for sales and support office locations, research and development projects with participation in public research projects or the establishment of own R&D organization.
If you are interested in designing Smartphone technology, platforms or complete handsets, the Stockholm region is a natural choice for your business.
Skilled professionals with more than 13 years of leadership in Smartphone development and SW & HW platforms can help you with handset development – from idea to production.
Stockholm has been the base for Sony Ericsson development of smartphones for more than 10 years, and there is a cluster for contractors, consultants, technology spin-offs, and technology vendors. Many pioneers in Smartphone development are based in the region.
Choose the Stockholm region as the location for your large-scale, green data center operations. The region has low electricity prices, Europe’s best fiber infrastructure, a resilient energy infrastructure, secure locations, and the power supply is 100 percent green.
Sweden is the European leader in climate friendly energy and sustainable technologies. The temperate Swedish climate is in itself an advantage, providing free cooling at least 8-10 months of the year, which contributes to reduced energy consumption.
Mobile E-Health or M-Health is a new field which is expected to experience rapid growth. The Stockholm region is known as a location with specialized expertise in mobile communications and mobile devices. The region can capitalize on the development of M-Health and assist the global medtech industry in becoming mobile-wireless.