A Unifying Force for the Green Development of the Future

North Sweden Cleantech has developed to be the unifying force for green development in a dynamic region, it is the climate-smart innovation site of the future. In Västerbotten and Örnsköldsvik there are a multitude of small and medium-sized enterprizes that are at the forefront of climate- and environmentally friendly solutions.

– It feels great that we have taken on the role of the natural catalyst that makes visible and strengthens companies for sustainable growth. It is a market in which we will see continued large investments, says Peter Hedman, project manager for North Sweden Cleantech.

This Is How Sweden Will Lead the Green Transition

More than SEK 1,000 billion will be invested in green industrial establishments in northern Sweden in the coming decades. The total societal transformation will put severe pressure on the Swedish electricity system, which requires innovation, large-scale skills development as well as new collaborations and business models. During the Energy ConFusion conference in Skellefteå, industry experts from all over the country gathered to discuss whether we think big enough about electrification.

Unique recycling in Skellefteå - rubber and plastic get new life

Outside Lövånger, Skellefteå, a completely new green industry is emerging - at Ecorub, material recycling is being taken to a whole new level. Here is Europe's only production for recycled rubber and plastic materials.
- This is recycling for real. We can process waste materials so that it is possible to manufacture new products that are sustainable instead of sending them for incineration, says Isac Andersson, CEO of Ecorub.


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