Bustling Business Community
Not to small but not too big.
Doing business in Halland
- Over 340 000 innovative inhabitants
- Well educated population
- Entrepreneurial tradition
- Strong innovation clusters
- International research environments
- Established collaborations between academia, business and public sector
- Swedish Export Region of the Year 2021
Growing new ideas
In Halland the spirit of collaboration goes between business, academia, and public sector. As a result of this, there are several innovative and effective platforms that allow people with different knowledge and expertise to meet and co-create.
Academia & research
Halland has a well-educated population. The region is home to Halmstad University with around 12,000 students and Campus Varberg that offer vocational education.
Dynamic business opportunities
With an area of only 5 427km2, but over 340 000 inhabitants, Halland is a bustling hotspot for dynamic business opportunities. The business community is bursting with entrepreneurial culture, cooperation, knowledge, and innovation.
Also, there are several strong innovation clusters, international research environments and established collaborations both inside and outside the region.
A part of Greater Copenhagen
Greater Copenhagen Region is the geographical area covering Halland and Skåne in Southern Sweden and Copenhagen Capital Region and Zeeland in Eastern Denmark. It is the largest metropolitan area in the Nordics and with 4.4 million inhabitants, it is also the largest recruitment base of high-skilled employees in Scandinavia.
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The Business Community
Friendly, co-operative and innovative – Halland is all this and more.
Seaweed – the new green from the big blue
“It’s easier to break through the noise in a smaller town”
FabLab: innovation platform for social change
The holy grail of data centre cooling
”Give every child a voice for improved health and well-being”
“Blockchain is the key to a fairer future”
“We´re a benchmark for what 3D printing can be”
E-bikes for the love of cycling
Yangi: Reshaping the world of packaging
High Five – Innovation Arena
HighFive is a regional, Halmstad based innovation arena, opportunity enabler and growth creator. High Five host two incubators – one for sustainable, scalable growth companies and one for students – a project arena and a meeting place. The focus areas within High Five are data driven innovation, human centred AI and sustainability.