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Life Science in West Sweden

Gothenburg is one of the fastest growing regions in Europe and one of Sweden’s leading life science regions. In West Sweden the life science industry employs 7000 people and the ecosystem includes recognised universities, incubators, science parks and testbeds. With a successful tradition of entrepreneurship and collaboration, innovations are being translated into economic growth.

Find your way in the innovation system

Chalmers Ventures is Chalmers University´s joint venture in entrepreneurship and venture creation. Read more

Gothia Forum’s mission is to strengthen clinical research in Västra Götaland. They conduct clinical research and clinical trials in all phases. Read more

GU Ventures creates new jobs and growth by funding and developing new business and companies related to the University of Gothenburg. Read more

Health Innovation West is a cluster organisation aiming to put West Sweden on the global map when it comes to life science and health innovation. Read more

Innovationsplattformen is a unit within the Västra Götaland region that promote innovation in health care. Read more

Kliniska Studier Sweden is an important national initiative focused on strengthening the conditions for clinical studies. The unit is a collaboration between the Research Council and the six Swedish health regions. Read more

MedTech West is a network and a collaboration platform for research, education, development and evaluation of new technologies and biomedical concepts. Read more