West Sweden is the gateway to Scandinavia.



With its strategically central location and proud trading heritage, the region has traditionally brought people together. This has led to an open, friendly and welcoming character, based on curiosity and mutual respect.

With expertise in biomedicine and world-class universities and hospitals all located very close to each other, West Sweden is now at the forefront of clinical and translational medicine in Scandinavia. The region is one of the leading centres for clinical studies and research.