Almost 50 % increase in ten years

Between 2009 and 2019, the number of life science companies in the Stockholm-Uppsala region increased by almost 50%. This is stated in a report published by the Stockholm Science City Foundation on the 31 of March. Half of the employees within Sweden's life science work in the region, which means 31,500 people at nearly 1,000 companies. The report also shows that half of Sweden's patent applications originate from the region.