In a recent event hosted at Linköping Science Park, Team Sweden organized a breakfast seminar that shed light on India’s growing importance for Swedish companies. The event showcased India’s immense potential as a market, emphasizing its diverse opportunities for Swedish businesses. Discussions covered India’s booming economy, skilled workforce, and rapidly expanding consumer base, making it a strategic destination for Swedish companies seeking international growth. India’s market offers a bridge to Asia and could be a crucial stepping stone for Swedish firms looking to establish a global presence.
Furthermore, the seminar addressed vital factors such as India’s robust technology sector, favourable business environment, and collaborative initiatives between both nations, facilitating smoother market entry for Swedish enterprises. The seminar provided insights and networking opportunities, reinforcing that India is not just a destination but a gateway to broader horizons for Swedish businesses.
The event featured speakers from Sweden and India, including figures with extensive expertise in fostering bilateral relations between India and Sweden. Jan Thesleff, the Ambassador of Sweden to India, shared his perspectives on Sweden’s interests and engagements in India, highlighting the importance of diplomatic ties. Cecilia Oskarsson, Trade Commissioner of Sweden to India, representing Business Sweden, and Sara Larsson, the General Manager of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in India, offered insights into facilitating trade and investment between the two nations. They also describe the development of the Indian market, providing insights into the challenges and opportunities Swedish businesses face. Per-Arne Wikström, Head of the Office of Science & Innovation at the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi, discussed the importance of innovation and collaboration in strengthening Sweden-India ties. Markus Lundgren, Economic Counsellor at the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi, shared his expertise in economics and business matters, shedding light on the economic landscape and opportunities for Swedish companies in India. Markus also gave a grief overlay of Swedish companies’ challenges in India.