Inauguration of Regional Export Center at Aurora Innovation, Uppsala, Sweden
by Louise Wahlström
Photo: Göran Ekeberg
Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg visited Aurora Innovation
On Friday, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg opened Regional Export Center in Uppsala. Within the Regional Export Center, Almi, Business Sweden, the Export Credit Committee (EKN), Swedish Export Credits (SEK), Uppsala Innovation Center (UIC), Connect, Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Region Uppsala and the Swedish Agency for Growth are collaborating to make it easier for companies to export and to get more companies to take the lead to the international market.
Regional Export Center is a collaboration that enables meetings with companies to ensure that companies reach the right information in joint activities such as knowledge and inspiration seminars. Region Uppsala is Regional Development Officer and has taken the operational responsibility to drive cooperation at the Regional Export Center at Almi.
One of Aurora Innovations goals is to expand on the international market. Both Business Sweden and Almi, who are a part of the Regional Export Center in Uppsala, have assisted with great support and expertise.
“It is important for us to be able to network and access companies with similar challenges. Therefore, I believe that the Regional Export Center is an important step in the right direction”, says Katarina Svensson, CEO of Aurora Innovation.
The movie shares parts of the opening ceremony andMinister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg’s speech (in Swedish).