In Region Jönköping you will find strong regional clusters in such fields as engineering production, woodworking and polymer technology. The epitome of entrepreneurship, “the Gnosjö Spirit,” is to be found everywhere, from one-person enterprises to large international companies.
Here you will have proximity to a large market. Both suppliers and customers are close at hand. You can reach 80 percent of the entire Scandinavian market within 12 hours. And within a day, your deliveries reach the Baltic states or Russia as well as the northern and central parts of Europe. Jönköping sits astride the nodes for the Swedish rail and road networks as well as has an international airport. A large number of companies such as Ikea and Electrolux have chosen this location for their distribution centers in Scandinavia. Excellent infrastructure also makes it easy to meet and work with others. One of Northern Europe’s largest meeting forums is the Elmia exhibition center in the heart of Jönköping.
Jönköping University has a strong international character, with a research focus on entrepreneurship, leadership and business renewal in SMEs in particular. The adjacent Science Park system provides students and new entrepreneurs with the possibilities of their first location and business development opportunities.