Contact: Heléne Bäckström
Kommunikatör Region Östergötland
Tel: +46 (0) 705-54 56 34
E-post: helene.backstrom[at]


Innovative. Inspiring. International. Welcome to East Sweden.

About East Sweden

East Sweden Region, comprising the towns of Linköping and Norrköping as power houses is just about an hour’s drive from Stockholm.

Thanks to the region’s strategic position on the east coast, our location has been of great importance for Sweden over the centuries. From epochs of medieval royalty, aristocracy and trading posts, to the industrial revolution and the rise of our knowledge-based society. Today, as a strong innovation and knowledge focused region, we provide you with the opportunity to shape your life in a climate which favours creativity, life balance and contact with the surrounding world. Magical nature, exciting places to visit and a vibrant culture scene are some of the added values which make life complete in East Sweden.

East Sweden. Powered by innovation.
Linköping University is known for its cross-disciplinary focus, cutting edge research and innovative mind. With campuses in both Linköping and Norrköping, Linköping University is a strong link in terms of education, research, trade & industry, development and growth.  Together with proactive science parks and towns in collaboration, Linköping University is a shining example of how curiosity and the power of innovation can move boundaries.

Life and business in perfect balance.
Here you have most things you could wish for in your immediate vicinity - nature, the city pulse, the sea and access to the world beyond.cWith almost half a million inhabitants and one os Sweden´s best logistics locations combined with attractive accomodation options, outstanding nature, a scintillating student life and rich culture scene, we offer unique opportunities for people and companies who want to grow and develop.


A brave innovation tradition. That´s an important part of the soul of Linköping University, our science parks and the region's global industrial companies.

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Career opportunities and dream homes. In the city, in the countryside or in the archipelago, whatever you choose you will not have to waste hours in traffic jams. Simply, more time for life.


Experiences and meetings. Our region is a gold mine for tourists and business travelers from around the world. With closeness and simplicity we make your visit unique.

Visit Östergötland

East Sweden Convention Bureau