Always working closely with academia, innovation supporters and the business sector,

we aim to make Skellefteå the home for creative and pioneering people and companies from around the world.

We arrange innovation workshops, training, seminars and creative thinking sessions for established companies. We drive innovation. We introduce new innovation models.

We coordinate, develop and enhance the region’s innovation support scheme. We coordinate innovation projects. We run The Great Northern innovation house.


We build strategic networks regionally, nationally and internationally. We enable partnerships with key players. We position Skellefteå as an innovation hub.

We arrange meeting places, make Skellefteå visible nationally and internationally, monitor global innovation and follow innovation trends.

Skellefteå Science City
The Great Northern
Storgatan 53
931 30 Skellefteå

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