Explore the different strengths of Dalarna. Each industry is supported by a center of excellence – a cluster – providing a contact point to maximize the commercial value of research and technological development in the region.

Steel

The steel industry was historically a necessity in the formation of an industrial country. Today we are seeing how it is again playing an important role in building the society of tomorrow. Dalarna is playing a key role in this transformation.

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Mining

The Great Copper Mountain in Falun operated for a millennium and the history of the Bergslagen region, covering the municipalities of southern Dalarna, has medieval traditions of mining for iron, base metals, silver and tungsten. Today, Sweden has the richest mineral fields in Europe.

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Game Development

Sweden is one of the leading countries in the world when it comes to the development of internationally respected and accessible games of the highest quality. The market has expanded with new target groups and new distribution opportunities for game developers, while large foreign players such as Rovio (Angry Birds) and Ngmoco have opened offices in Sweden.

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Electric Power Tech

In the late 1800s, industry had begun to electrify operations, but there was a serious shortage of reliable electric power equipment suppliers. As a result, Elektriska AB Magnet was founded, known today as ABB, and is today a world leader in high voltage power transmission technology.

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Advanced manufacturing

Dalarna offers great opportunities for cost-efficient and high-quality advanced manufacturing operations for an international market.

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Cleantech

47 percent of Sweden’s energy consumption is currently sourced from renewable energy resources, placing Sweden first in a European comparison and well ahead of the EU average of 8.5 percent. Dalarna is home to many innovative small and medium sized companies that will help improve those figures further.

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Data center

Dalarna is an excellent choice for data center operations. Dalarna’s central location in the heart of Sweden offers a favorable cool climate for data centers and closeness to Stockholm and Arlanda International Airport.

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Travel & Tourism

The travel and tourism industry is Sweden’s fastest-growing industry sector. Dalarna is Sweden’s most visited tourist area outside of the metropolitan regions of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo. Read about the great potential for international investors in the travel and tourism industry of Dalarna.

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