Torsboda Industrial Park just north of Timrå signs an agreement with PTL, a leading global manufacturer in the battery industry and one of Northvolt’s most important subcontractors. The €1,2 billion investment is estimated to create 1,900 jobs on site in Västernorrland – with room for even more. – This is strong evidence of the entire … Read more

French company Huttopia, specializing in unique camping experiences on some of the world’s most beautiful places, has settled for the High Coast of Sweden. Huttopia will build and operate a nature camping at famous beach Smitingen, Härnösand. As established in a 35-year public procurement agreement signed with Härnösand municipality, Huttopia will develop the Smitingen area … Read more

Politicians in Västernorrland have opted to create a joint business promotion organization for the whole region. The goal is to strengthen the regional growth promotion services offered in Västernorrland. – The decision from the regional cooperation council is a historically brave one that will create a stable, long term support structure for business promotion in … Read more

International renewable energy company RES has bought a 24-hectare industrial area in Ljungaverk, Ånge municipality, and plans to make it the company’s second renewable hydrogen plant in the area. A town once built upon the access to hydropower and considered “the cradle of Swedish chemical industry”, Ljungaverk ticks all the boxes for RES Renewable. “It … Read more

Gary Cass is the founder of Cass Materials, a startup that develops new bio-based materials for a wide range of applications. In April 2022, Gary took the leap to move from Perth, Australia, to Örnsköldsvik in the High Coast of Sweden. He knew from his long experience in experimental nanocellulose applications that our region is … Read more

On October 12th, we at High Coast Invest are happy to host the Green Y 22 meeting, a day focused on investments and the green transformation in Västernorrland.  Speakers include Jaani Heinonen, Director Global Invest at Business Sweden, and Peter Larsson, Ministry of Enterprise, who will share insights on Sweden’s role in the green transformation … Read more

Interest in the Torsboda site in Timrå municipality is enormous. And if the Minister of Business and Industry, Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson is right, a big deal can be expected shortly. Four major global companies connected to the battery industry have shown interest in Torsboda lately. During this spring and summer discussions have been held between them … Read more

High Coast Distillery AB, makers of the eponymous High Coast Whisky, have successfully been listed at Nasdaq First North.  At a ceremony on the 21st of April, the traditional opening bell was rung, and company officials celebrated in Bjärtrå, Kramfors municipality, at the heart of the High Coast area. High Coast Invest advisors Bengt Högberg and … Read more

Multinational energy company Uniper has signed a letter of intent regarding a production plant for green jet fuel at the Hamre site in Långsele, Sollefteå municipality. – This is an establishment that fits our region and the Hamre site very well. We at High Coast Invest are happy to be part of the green transformation, … Read more

Specialized in sustainable business development and tourist destination development, Maja Ulander will further strengthen our knowledge and offerings in these key areas. What will be the most exciting things about your new job? – I look forward to meeting exciting businesses locally and internationally, and especially to combine my knowledge in sustainability and business development … Read more

To meet the demand, Swedish power grid owner Svenska Kraftnät is planning for a €860 million investment into the power grid of northern Sweden. The investment package includes new high-voltage lines connecting some of the most expansive industrial areas of the north. The company refers specifically to the “new era of industrialization” that is happening, … Read more

International renewable energy company RES aims to establish a production facility for green hydrogen in Ånge, according to a memorandum signed in December. Developed in collaboration with Ånge municipality, the new plant will deliver green hydrogen to be used in local industry, as well as create new jobs and make Ånge a hub for renewable … Read more