It is straightforward to invest in Jamtland as it´s known for its informal business climate and fast decision processes.
Midscand makes it easy for you. One contact leads to a committed network of municipalities and authorities, all eager to help you find the best solutions for you and your company. It is profitable. Low employment costs and low staff turnover, great access to creative and competent people. The lowest electricity rates in Sweden, cost effective rents and possible financial grants.
The infrastructure is good and reliable with excellent it-communications and transport of persons and freight. Industrial companies like Engcon and Zepro, with their market worldwide, prove that it is possible to operate from the middle of Sweden and be successful.
The Mid Sweden University, with specialist programs within the industrial, tourism, outdoor technology and Sports tech, as well as the Vehicle Technical Center is a source of competence and cooperation possibilities.
“Winning the European Region of the future Award 2005 is proof that Jämtland is a region of the future. Jamtland is a place where companies and whole industries can expand and set up new operations. There are many reasons for this. We have the skills and knowledge required for successful investment; the ability to find new ways to develop, experience and a real sense of commitment.”
Small businesses dominate the local industry. Only 50 of the 7,000 companies in the county have more than 50 employees. Jämtland County holds a seventh place when measuring the number of growth companies in relation to the population. Read more about Starting a business
Clusters in the region
The local industry has a solid base in the forest industry, tourism and the food sectors, which have always had a strong foothold in the area. Together with the new technology companies Jamtland offers a dynamic and progressive industrial base. Successful clusters of today can be found in the following sectors;Tourism, Contact center, Clean tech and Data center.
Business advantages in Jamtland
• Local grants for investment are available • Closeness to Mid Sweden University • Strong entrepreneurial tradition • High ranking in business analyses • Competitive costs for personnel, operations and facilities • Low electricity prices • Locations (land and premises) at affordable costs • Loyal staff. Low staff turnover • Great quality of living – Combine Business and outdoor activities.