Life science in Sweden

Sweden has over 30,000 employees engaged in R&D and manufacturing. Sweden ranks 9th and 5th in Europe among 140 countries world-wide in the Global Competitiveness Index 2015-2016 ranking by World Economic Forum. We also ranks 2nd per capita in the world when it comes to R&D investments and life Science oriented universities and hospitals are to be found all over the nation, from north to south.


Source: Business Sweden


Tillväxtanalys: The growth of the Swedish Life Science industry 2012–2014 (webpage in English)

Tillväxtanalys: Tillväxten i svensk life science-industri 2012–14 (webpage in Swedish)

Sweden BIO yearly reviews ongoing pharmaceutical projects in Swedish companies, projects lin clinical phase I-III and preclinical projects: Pipeline Reports (webpage in English)


Reports about Life science in Uppsala

Reports about Life science in the Stockholm-Uppsala region

Margaretha Gadnell. Director, Life Science Cluster Development. “I work with companies, investors, the municipality and national players like Business Sweden to foster growth and to promote investment in the region.”

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Dajana Ilic Susak Economy-/project administrator. “I work with ongoing accounting and reporting of projects.”

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