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Digitalisation and sustainability in focus for delegation to Germany

A business delegation led by Ylva Berg, CEO at Business Sweden, visits Germany October 5-7 in conjunction with H.M. Carl XVI Gustaf and H.M. Silva’s State Visit. The program will emphasise innovation, digitalisation, and the challenges which Sweden and Germany are facing.

The delegation consists for representatives from about 20 Swedish companies, universities and government agencies. Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg, will be participate in parts of the program.

- Germany is one of our most important trading partners and we see continued potentiall for Swedish companies, both in areas where we are already strong, but also in areas where we might have an edge over Germany companies. Our program focuses on sustainability and digitalisation and these are particular areas of interest, says Ylva Berg, CEO at Business Sweden.

Germany is the world’s fourth largest economy and of Sweden’s largest business partners. An aging population, the transformation to sustainable energy and the digitalisation are challenges facing the Germany economy and where Swedish companies are well positioned to offer solutions.  

For additional information, contact:

Elisabeth Somp, Head of Media Relations at Business Sweden

T: +46(0)72-540 93 38 E: elisabeth.somp@business-sweden.se

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help every Swedish company to reach their full international potential and companies abroad to reach their full potential through investments in Sweden. We help our customers through strategic advice and hands-on support. Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry. Business Sweden was founded on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden.

04 October 2016