Welcome

We are the EU-office for the counties of Norrbotten and Västerbotten, eng_fokusomrthe two northernmost counties of Sweden. The main purpose of the office is to contribute and encourage northern Sweden to become an active and competent region at a European level.

The founding organisations are the Municipalities, the County Councils, the County Administration Boards, the Federation of private enterprises and the Chambers of Commerce in Norrbotten and Västerbotten as well as Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University. North Sweden European Office has an office in Brussels as well as an office in each county, located in the towns of Umeå and Luleå.

We are always interested in receiving partner searches and continuously
distribute them to key actors in our region, email your information to contact@northsweden.eu.

News

  • Frederic Versini’s Visit to Luleå November 7-8, 2018

    2018-11-21

    Frédéric Versini, Deputy Head of Unit for the Trans European network at the European Commission DG MOVE visited Luleå November 7-8, 2018. The purpose of the visit was to meet with key players from regional authorities and the industry for discussions on the needs and opportunities that are available to umplement priority infrastructure projects and to develop the transport system in the Arctic regions linked to the EU's future transport policy.

  • National Transport Plan for 2018-2029

    2018-08-28

    On June 4, the Swedish government presented the National Plan for Infrastructure, also known as NTP, for the period 2018-2029. The plan covers a total budget of SEK 700 billion. For Västerbotten and Norrbotten, the two northernmost counties in Sweden, the new plan covers several new railway constructions as well as upgrading and modernization of existing railways, multimodal operations and shipping.

  • Swedish Government go to build the North Bothnia Line

    2018-06-01

    Today, Tomas Eneroth Minister for Infrastructure announced that the North Bothnia Line (NBB) will be built. SEK 7 billion as part of the National Transport Plan will initially be allocated to build the first phase on the section Umeå-Skellefteå of the North Bothnia Line. The works will begin within six months.

  • A milestone - ScanMed corridor to be extended to northern Sweden

    2018-03-22

    Infrastructure Minister Tomas Eneroth announced March 21, 2018 that Sweden has submitted a request to the European Commission to extend the Scandinavian-Mediterranean (ScanMed) Corridor to northern Sweden and along the section Örebro-Oslo.

  • EFNS adopts position on EU's future Transport Policy

    2018-03-21

    Europaforum Northern Sweden (EFNS) adopts its position on EU's future Transport Policy, upon the pending negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) of the European Union.

  • Swedish Forest Management and the Bioeconomy

    2017-12-05

    Europaforum Northern Sweden arranged a seminar in Brussels about Swedish forestry and its importance for the development of the bio economy, on November 28 in Brussels.

  • Invitation to seminar on Forestry and the Bioeconomy

    2017-10-27

    Europaforum Northern Sweden cordially invites you to the seminar “Swedish Forest Management and the Bioeconomy”, November 28, 2017 at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Brussels.

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