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Planning a visit to Sweden?

Use the visit planner to plan your visit to Smart City Sweden.

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Are we a good match?

We welcome international delegations on decision-making level who want to learn more about Swedish experiences in order to implement new policy and/or smart and sustainable solutions in your local context. We will match you with relevant experts and business developers, depending on your fields of interest.

Smart City Sweden HQ building
Photo: Rebecca Larson/Smart City Sweden HQ

How it works

You can create your own visit request by selecting any number of star-marked items on this website. After choosing a star-marked item, the tab “My visit plan” will appear. Click on it, fill out and send the form to us, and we will get back to you within a few days.

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Step 1 - Add items to your Visit plan

Add items to your visit plan by clicking on any star-marked item among our list of Best Practice within one or more Focus Areas.

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Step 2 - Fill in the form and send it to us

Go to Visit Planner, fill out the form and send your request to us. Normally, you will have a response from us within a few days.

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Step 3 - We will contact you

We will get in touch with you to process your request further. You will be asked to provide some more information about the delegation before we confirm your booking and start creating your visit program.

Start here to create your Visit Plan!

Europe´s greenest battery factory in Skellefteå

Europe´s greenest battery factory in Skellefteå

A new lithium ion battery plant is established in Skellefteå and is one of the biggest industrial investments in Europe.

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Stockholm’s Innovations in District Heating & Cooling

Stockholm’s Innovations in District Heating & Cooling

Central Stockholm is the location of one of Europe’s largest district heating and cooling systems. Close to 90% of Stockholm’s buildings are connected to the district heating network.

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Carbon Capture and Storage for Bioenergy Plant

Carbon Capture and Storage for Bioenergy Plant

In the journey towards a carbon-negative energy production, Sweden’s first Bio-CCS pilot plant was commissioned in 2019. This project is a part of Stockholm’s target towards a positive carbon footprint by 2040.

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Sweden’s largest biofuel heat and power plant

Sweden’s largest biofuel heat and power plant

In central Stockholm, at Värtahamnen, is Stockholm’s largest biofuel-powered combined heat and power plant. It produces energy enough to heat up approximately 190,000 average size apartments.

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World’s First Recycling Mall – ReTuna

World’s First Recycling Mall – ReTuna

ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is the world’s first recycling mall, revolutionizing shopping in a climate-smart way. Old items are given new life through repair and upcycling. Everything sold is recycled or reused or has been organically or sustainably produced.

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Electric busses adapted to cold climate

Electric busses adapted to cold climate

It is a big challenge with electric vehicles in northern Europe is to adapt them to the cold climate, both in regard to function and comfort for passengers and drivers. In Umeå in Northern Sweden there is a company that has managed to develop a technology that makes it possible to run the buses even during a very cold winter day as well as a hot sunny day with advanced air heating/cold system.

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One of the world’s tallest wooden building

One of the world’s tallest wooden building

Sara Cultural Centre – one of the world’s tallest timber building is located in Skellefteå, just below the Artic Circel in the northern Sweden. The building will be housing venues for arts, performance and meetings as well as a hotel.

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Smart Living lab in the University district of Umeå

Smart Living lab in the University district of Umeå

Umeå is a fast growing city in Northern Sweden with progressive and environmentally-friendly citizens. Located 600 km north of Stockholm, the 11th largest city in Sweden has a subarctic climate, with short and fairly warm summers, but lengthy and freezing winters. Umeå will continue to grow with ecological, economic and social sustainability. The purpose is to reduce the city’s CO₂ emissions through less energy use and sustainable transports. By developing smart business models and working methods, we will ensure that we will continue to be innovative when we are developing the sustainable city.

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Sharing economy contribution to a smart and sustainable city

Sharing economy contribution to a smart and sustainable city

The city of Umeå are working actively and critically with the sharing economy. The city has developed testbeds for the sharing economy in the city. Through testbeds, sharing services and digital solutions have been developed.

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Gender Equality and Inclusion in Urban Planning

Gender Equality and Inclusion in Urban Planning

As segregation and inequality are increasing in many parts of the world, inclusion in the planning process of cities and communities is becoming even more important. In the North of Sweden, the city of Umeå is working hard to create an inclusive and safe environment for all.

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How to reduce the carbon footprint in the transport sector

How to reduce the carbon footprint in the transport sector

The use of district heating/cooling for parked aircraft to reduce the carbon emissions at airports.

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Energy production with zero emissions- the future of energy production

Energy production with zero emissions- the future of energy production

Zero Emission Hydrogen Turbine Center- innovation of a sustainable energy system

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