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Business Region Mid Sweden (Jämtland county)

It is straightforward to invest in Jämtland as it´s known for its informal business climate and fast decision processes.

Midscand makes it easy for you; one contact leads to a committed network of municipalities and authorities, all eager to help you find the best solutions for you and your company. It is profitable; low employment costs and low staff turnover, great access to creative and competent people. The lowest electricity rates in Sweden, cost effective rents and possible financial grants.
The infrastructure is good and reliable with excellent it-communications and transport of persons and freight. Industrial companies like Engcon and Zepro, with their market worldwide, prove that it is possible to operate from the middle of Sweden and be successful.
The Mid Sweden University, with specialist programs within the industrial, tourism, outdoor technology as well as the Vehicle Technical Center is a source of competence and cooperation possibilities.

Clusters in the region

The local industry has a solid base in the forest industry, tourism and the food sectors, which have always had a strong foothold in the area. Together with the new technology companies Jamtland offers a dynamic and progressive industrial base. Successful clusters of today can be found in the following sectors; Tourism, Contact center, Clean tech and Data center.

Business advantages in Jamtland

  • Local grants for investment are available
  • Closeness to Mid Sweden University
  • Strong entrepreneurial tradition 
  • High ranking in business analyses
  • Competitive costs for personnel, operations and facilities
  • Low electricity prices
  • Locations (land and premises) at affordable costs
  • Loyal staff. Low staff turnover 
  • Great quality of living – combine business and outdoor activities.