Looking for a place to grow in Sweden?

High Coast Invest is your gateway to Västernorrland. We help you set up your business in northern Sweden, where sustainability is a reality. As an investment promotion agency and member of Business Sweden’s regional network, all of our services are tailored to your needs and free of charge.

Business opportunities

The region of Västernorrland offers a wide range of business opportunities, within many different markets, for green industries.

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Battery production

Power up with green electricity – discover the full offering from the Västernorrland region.

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Green Hydrogen

Dare to go with the flow – explore the advantages of our region.

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E-fuels

Find your power and partners – get up to speed with tomorrow’s solutions.

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Bioeconomy

Follow the industry leaders – join a growing cluster of sustainable and innovative companies.

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Food Industry

Dine with the pioneers – welcome to a set table in the High Coast.

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Game Industry

Come play up north – part of Sweden’s fast-growing gaming industry.

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Tourism

Stay with us, stay for good – experience the views and possibilities in the High Coast.

Equality, sustainable and lagom!

Prepare yourself for bright light nights, a friendly atmosphere, and learn how to ‘fika’. When you’re in Sweden, it might be a good idea to learn a bit about the country and its people. We will help and guide you in Swedish culture!

Grow

Welcome to the region where industry runs on clean energy and breathes fresh air. Combining a deep industrial tradition, accessible natural resources and a strategic location, our business region has everything that modern, sustainable industry requires.

Why the region of Västernorrland?

Low-cost green energy

Our reliable network, available green energy and low energy prices make Västernorrland a prime location for new energy-intensive businesses.

Highly skilled workforce

World-leading industries in several areas and two universities within 90 minutes reach ensure top-tier competence.

Strategic geographic location

The region is easily accessed nationally and internationally by train, plane and by sea, and offers well-developed transportation hubs.

Fast-growing destination

With an ever-increasing number of guest nights, the High Coast region has a lot to offer both visitors and professionals looking for a sustainable lifestyle.

Explore our available sites

Västernorrland offers a wide range of available sites, all of them ready for development.

Alby

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Area size

Power capacity

This site is especially suited and prepared for industry with great need of sustainable and locally produced power supply. In addition to the 145 available hectare there is further expansion possibilities in terms of more industrial areas and an even greater power supply.

Hamre

Site type

Area size

Power capacity

Hamre is situated at the heart of Swedish power production. With redundant, high-voltage powerlines and local green power production around the corner, Hamre can offer a capacity of an incredible 500 MW. This makes it one of the most powerful sites in Sweden!

Nacksta

Site type

Area size

Power capacity

This site ticks all the boxes for a dream location for an electricity-intensive industry. The site is located close to the city center of Sundsvall and the new logistics park (estimated to be completed 2024), which means that both manpower and transports are within close reach. As is the relevant infrastructure for electricity, sewage and water.

Reality

Interested in knowing more about some companies and people that thrive here?

Here are some articles that we hope you find interesting.

Where green expertise thrives

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Permascand

A forever home in the High Coast

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The Resele family

The circle of life at Agtira

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Agtira

Västernorrland at a glance

County

Västernorrlands län

Country

Sweden

Municipalities

Härnösand, Kramfors, Sollefteå, Sundsvall, Timrå, Ånge, Örnsköldsvik

Population
246.023 people

Area
21,683,8 km2

Language
swedish

currency
swedish krona (sek)

Time
CET +1 hour

News

In focus at High Coast Invest

Anode factory creates 1,900 new jobs in Västernorrland

International camping giant Huttopia coming to the High Coast of Sweden – “A unique environment”

New organization for a unified business promotion service