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.


  • EFNS adopts position on EU's future Transport Policy


    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


    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


    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.

  • North Sweden seminar on the TEN-T and Core Network Corridors at the European Parliament


    North Sweden European Office, together with the regional offices in Brussels concernd by the Bothnian Corridor in northern Norway, northern Sweden and northern Finland arranged a seminar on the future of the TEN-T Core Network Corridors. The seminar was held at the European Parliament on 18 October 2017.

  • Press release - Construction of North Bothia Line


    The proposal for the National Transport Plan for the period 2018-2029 presented today, earmarks budget for the realization of the North Bothnia Line's construction of the first phase on the section Umeå-Skellefteå and planning for the section Skellefteå-Luleå. - Today's proposal is an important milestone, says Lorents Burman, chairman of the North Bothnia Line Group.

  • Pat Cox will visit Almedalen Political Week 2017


    Mr Pat Cox, European Coordinator of Scandinavian-Mediterranean Core Network Corridor (ScanMed) will visit the Almedalen Political Week 3-5 July 2017 by invitation of North Sweden European Office and the Bothnian Corridor. Mr Cox will participate as keynote speaker at several seminars and also meet with Swedish regions along the ScanMed Corridor.

  • Norrbotten and Västerbotten meet EU transoprt infrastrucutre representatives


    Politicians as well as representatives from the industry and academia from Norrbotten and Västerbotten visited Brussels on April 26 for talks about ongoing work in the region and in the EU institutions regarding the development of transport policy and financial solutions for infrastructure investments.

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