Arctic Business helps entrepreneurs develop extraordinary ideas with growing businesses nationally and internationally from northern Sweden. Since 2005, we have worked with over 170 companies, which today are valued at over SEK 2 billion and employ 370+ people full time. We are staffed in Luleå, Piteå and Skellefteå at each science park. Our owners are LTU Holding, Norrlandsfonden, Region Norrbotten, Luleå Municipality, Skellefteå Industrihus and Piteå Municipality.
Arctic Business runs Sweden’s northernmost tech incubator, the Arctic Business Incubator, and is an important player in the rapid business development in Norrbotten and Västerbotten, both areas driving the new industrialization and the extensive urban transformation.
By creating new successful growth and export companies, we contribute to increased attractiveness, strengthened competence and welfare in northern Sweden. Our vision is for Norrbotten and northern Västerbotten to be known as Sweden’s most attractive environment for entrepreneurs, innovative startups and investors in space, mining and energy.
We work with problem solvers, innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, professionals and investors that are looking to make an impact. We welcome ideas that have the potential of becoming extraordinary, no matter the field.
A wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. Our business leaders, strategic partners and board members are accessible remotely or at one of the world’s leading technology and innovation hubs in Northern Sweden.
We operate in northern Sweden — an area that spans 20 municipalities. Our mission is to create new successful innovative growth and export companies from northern Sweden, in close cooperation with our owners and stakeholders.
Vinnova supports the most excellent business incubators in Sweden and is also a partner in ESA BIC Sweden together with SNSA and ESA.
On behalf of European Space Agency we run ESA BIC Sweden together with the Swedish Space Agency and Vinnova.
Initiator of ESA BIC Sweden.
Arctic Ventures is our angel investment company that we manage on behalf of over fifty business angels. Since its start it has been northern Sweden’s most active angel investor network.
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