Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

Tillväxtverket, The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, is a government agency under the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.

We promote economic growth in Sweden by increasing the competitiveness of companies. We work to strengthen the competitiveness by facilitating entrepreneurship and creating attractive environments for companies in the regions.

Our vision is more companies in Sweden that want to grow and have the capabilities and courage to do so. Knowledge, networks and funding are our main tools to achieve it.

Some efforts are targeted directly to businesses or aspiring entrepreneurs. Other initiatives are aimed at developing the general terms and conditions that affect entrepreneurship. Based on our knowledge of the needs of companies and of Swedish regions, we build networks to facilitate cooperation and finance efforts to boost economic growth.

Our biggest single task is helping to ensure that EU funds are invested in projects that promote regional growth and employment.

The agency has approximatly 430 employees and is located in Arjeplog, Gävle, Gothenburg, Jönköping, Luleå, Malmö, Örebro and Östersund and in Stockholm (headquarter).

Director-general is Gunilla Nordlöf.

More information in Swedish about the Agency.