Swiss Business Hub Nordics

The Swiss Business Hub (SBH) is part of the Embassy of Switzerland in Sweden. It supports SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their business development in the Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and provides companies the Nordic countries with information on Switzerland as a business location.

The Swiss Business Hub also represents Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the official Swiss agency for export and investment promotion. It has access to in-depth market knowledge through a local network of experts in all sectors of the economy.

Export promotion

The SBH Nordics advises and supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Switzerland and Liechtenstein wishing to explore and seize export opportunities in the Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish markets.

In cooperation with its local partners, the SBH Nordics offers a wide range of trade promotion services in addition to the basic services provided by all Swiss Embassies:

  • Market analysis
  • Legal clarification
  • Business partner search
  • Business Trips
  • Support in the target market
  • Trade fair presence

Swiss and Liechtenstein companies may access these services and offerings through Switzerland Global Enterprise, by contacting S-GE’s country consultants.

S-GE Services At A Glance

Switzerland as a business location for Nordic companies

The SBH Nordics is the first point of contact for Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish companies interested in Switzerland as a business location.

Switzerland is the most competitive business location in the world. Innovative strength and technology, a liberal economic system, political stability and close ties with foreign markets, an excellent education and healthcare system, outstanding infrastructure and a high quality of life as well as a competitive tax system are good reasons for companies to locate in Switzerland.

Location promotion by Switzerland Global Enterprise

In close collaboration with cantonal and regional representatives as well as private-sector partners, the Swiss Business Nordics supports foreign investors with the following services:

  • Information about the administrative and legal environment, practical steps to establish a company, labour market and laws, financial issues (costs and tax), real estate etc.
  • Introductions to key stakeholders who can help accelerate the expansion. Assisting with the choice of business site(s), organisation of fact-finding visits to possible locations/partners/contacts, guidance on staff recruitment, etc.
  • Facilitating contact to regional and cantonal economic development agencies.
  • Introductions to relevant research and technology transfer centres, business networks and clusters.

The Swiss Business Nordics has a first-rate network of contacts in both the Nordics and Switzerland, and provides support to most industries. Our specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biotech, medtech, consumer goods, rail and infrastructure, food and beverages, machine building, cleantech and IT. The functions and specializations of the employees of the Swiss Business Hub Nordics are described in the team section.