Advanced materials & manufacturing
A growing material science hub, the Skåne region is where some of the world’s smartest minds are developing ground-breaking solutions for a safe, healthy, efficient, and more sustainable future.
The southernmost part of Sweden is nicknamed “the breadbasket of Sweden”. This is because 30% of all the food eaten in Sweden is grown, processed, and packaged here. Food products are our most exported goods!
Skåne has a vibrant life science industry. In fact, innovations like the artificial kidney, the medical ultrasound, the modern ventilator and nicotine replacement gum have been developed here.
Smart sustainable cities
Cities in Skåne are on a journey to become the kind of urban places we need in the future - with smart solutions for mobility, energy, recycling or the flow of goods, services and resources.
Skåne’s tech sector has a long history of pioneering innovation and technology. Candy Crush, facial recognition technology, Bluetooth, 5G and a modem for connected gadgets were all invented here.