Swedish Hotspot is organized by the following organizations:

Business Sweden

Business Sweden's purpose is to help every Swedish company to reach its full international potential, and help companies abroad to reach their potential by investing in Sweden. We offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support.

Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels. Business Sweden was founded on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden.

Learn more: business-sweden.se

Embassy of Sweden in Lisbon

One important task of the Embassy of Sweden is to promote Swedish exports and imports, and to help Swedish start- ups and companies to establish in Portugal. Enhancing Swedish competitiveness on the global market and strengthening the Swedish brand are priorities, based on values like creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, openness, fairness, sustainability, care and gender equality.

Learn more: swedenabroad.com

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IKEA is a leading Home Furnishing brand with Swedish roots.

Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. The IKEA Concept starts with the idea of providing a range of home furnishing products that are affordable to the many people, not just the few. It is achieved by combining function, quality, design and value - always with sustainability in mind. 

The IKEA Group has 338 stores in 28 countries. The brand opened its first store in Portugal in 2004 and has currently 4 stores: Alfragide, Braga, Loures and Matosinhos.

Learn more: ikea.com


Securitas was the first Private Security Company to start operating in Portugal, exactly 50 years ago (1966).

It´s areas of expertise include Specialized Guarding Services, Mobile Guarding (Beat Patrols) and Electronic Security.

The specialization, innovation and know-how that Securitas has, contribute to the offer of security solutions to specific market segments, namely Banking and Insurance, Industry, Maritime Security, Logistics, Public Administration, Retail, Health, Education and Services, Energy, Hotels and Tourism, Multinationals, Airport Security and Public Transportation.

Recently there has been a clear trend in the security industry: technology is rapidly developing and becoming less expensive, combined with a new generation of high-capacity telecommunications networks, where the transmission of video, image and data is more feasible and safe.

In this context, Remote Video Solutions (RVS), led by Securitas, constitute a significant step forward and a critical differentiating factor in providing security solutions to the Portuguese market.

Our knowledge of Customer needs enables us to offer efficient solutions at a fair price, supported by the Securitas Operational Center (SOC), in service 24/7/365.

At international level, the Securitas Group is present in 53 countries with 330,000 employees who guarantee the security and safety of Customers’ premises, allowing them to transfer to Securitas their security worries, focusing on their own Core Business.

Learn more: securitas.pt

Business Region Göteborg

ICT has become an integrated part of our society. The West Sweden & the Gothenburg region is home to cutting edge expertise in areas such as Embedded Systems & Connected Cars, Infrastructure & Cloud, Microwave & Antenna technology, Mobile & Web, Visualisation & Gaming. Business Region Göteborg provides you with knowledge and contacts and opens doors for those who would like to be a part of the industry.

Learn more: businessregion.se/sv/ict