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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.