Invest in Malmö

We know Malmö is a great city to invest and establish a business in. A modern and vibrant city with the tranquility and warmth of a small town. Thanks to a well grounded collaboration between colleagues, researchers and business we create a solid foundation for innovation, businesses and entrepreneurs.

Let us tell you more about why Malmö is the best place for you and how we can support your interests.

Why Malmö?


With its unique location, Malmö is the link between Scandinavia and the continent. Here you have access to two international airports within 30 minutes from the city center, a well-developed harbor and excellent train services both locally and to Europe. In Malmö, everything is close by. Whether you're heading to work, going for a swim or seeing friends for dinner - you're never more than 15 minutes away.


Malmö takes sustainability seriously. We are an international rolemodel for sustainable city development, the most environmental friendly municipality in Sweden and we have the world's first automated sorting facility for textiles. Our aim is to be climate neutral by 2030 and the SDGs are a central part of our city budget. Here you will find venture capital for reducing climate change, competence centers for social innovations, circular economy and much more.


Malmö is top-rated within innovation and development in one of the most innovative regions in the world. Every third hour, a new venture is started in Malmö. Here you will find most R&D personell in the EU per capita and the Greater Copenhagen area makes up for 26% of the GDP in Sweden and Denmark. In the region, the MAX IV and ESS facilities attract research competence from all over the world.

Center of competence

We're a young and global city with 179 nationalities represented and half of the population aged under 35. Malmö is the 7th fastest growing city in Europe in a labour market region with over 4 million inhabitants (Greater Copenhagen). With 17 universities in the area, 3 located in Malmö, you will find the biggest base for recruiting highly skilled competence in Scandinavia.

Discover our region

We work closely with our neighbouring municipalities in Skåne, with Denmark and Sweden nationally. Find out what more what our region can offer and what it means to run a business in Sweden.

Invest in Skåne

Official trade and investment promotion agency for the southernmost part of Sweden, Skåne. Invest in Skåne helps international companies invest and expand in the region, and local companies find international partnerships and grow global sales. Free of charge.

Greater Copenhagen

Greater Copenhagen is a collaborative organisation promoting growth and development in the largest Nordic metropolitan area representing 85 municipalities and 4 regions. It is Greater Copenhagen’s ambition that the Danish-Swedish region will evolve into one of the world’s strongest and most attractive metropolitan regions for growth, innovation and sustainability.

Business Sweden

Business Sweden is commissioned by the Government and the Swedish industry to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. Business Sweden has knowledge, experience and an extensive network to identify new business opportunities and achieve an accelerated return on investment.


Official source for facts about Sweden. Sweden.se is publicly funded and produced, developed, maintained and operated by the Swedish Institute (SI). SI seeks to establish cooperation and lasting relations with other countries through strategic communication and exchange in the fields of culture, education, science and business.

How can we help you?

We can support you in a lot of different ways. For example, we can help you with suggesting locations in Malmö that would match your business, how to find available office space, provide contacts for service providers, other businesses, schools and within the City of Malmö. We also have knowledge about developments and current projects in the region as well as statistics and demographic information that can support the growth of your business.

Want to learn more about establishing your business in Malmö?

Talk to us:


Louise Svensson
E-mail: louise.svensson@malmo.se
Phone: +46 (0)706-92 35 35


Magnus Carstam
E-mail: magnus.carstam@malmo.se
Phone: +46 (0)708-756 868


Stefan Månsson
E-mail: stefan.m.mansson@malmo.se
Phone: +46 (0)709-99 39 94

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