More than an incubator

Our goal is to enhance your potential, your idea and your business. Our purpose is to help shape the solutions of tomorrow and solve important problems.

Welcome to northern Sweden, one of the world’s leading hubs for innovation and technology. The internationally acclaimed Luleå University of Technology, dedicated science parks and multi-city campuses offers the perfect environment for ideators, creatives and entrepreneurs.


Expert advisors dedicated to your success

Get quality guidance from our experts in law, intellectual property rights, space, business, tech, import export logistics and more.

Our vision is 100% successful startups

Every startup at Arctic Business gets the support it needs to live, thrive and grow. We’re dedicated to developing each one of your ideas and truly transform them into profitable, sustainable and lasting businesses.

We work with problem-solvers, innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, professionals and investors that are looking to make an impact on the future. We welcome ideas that have the potential of becoming extraordinary, no matter the field.

Get strategic advice

A wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. Our business leaders, strategic partners, and board members are accessible remotely or at one of the world’s leading technology and innovation hubs in Northern Sweden.

Top ranked

Ranked 7th university-affiliated incubator in the world by UBI Global and recognized for achieving exceptional results.

Global network

Our relations with global industry leaders are now yours too. The opportunity to expand your professional network under our roof is limitless.

Space incubator

We also run the national space incubator, ESA BIC Sweden. Granting you access to the world’s largest space innovation network.

Owners & stakeholders

We operate in northern Sweden — an area that spans 20 municipalities. Our mission is to create new successful innovative growth and export companies from northern Sweden, in close cooperation with our owners and stakeholders.

LTU Holding

LTU Holding is the owner of the various companies in the LTU innovation network and Arctic Busines is one of them. We are proud to work closely with LTU at all campus sites.

European Space Agency

On behalf of European Space Agency we run ESA BIC Sweden together with the Swedish Space Agency and Vinnova. EBS is the Swedish national space incubator

Swedish National Space Agency

Together with the Swedish National Space Agency, ESA and Vinnova, Arctic Business manages ESA BIC Sweden


Vinnova supports the most excellent business incubators in Sweden and is also a partner in ESA BIC Sweden together with SNSA and ESA.

Luleå kommun

Luleå kommun owns shares in Arctic Business to support local entrepreneurs and we operate from Luleå Science Park.

Piteå kommun

Piteå kommun owns shares in Arctic Business to support local entrepreneurs and we operate from Piteå Science Park.


Norrlandsfonden is an independent entity which through Arctic Business works for a strong and healthy business climate in northern Sweden.

Region Norrbotten

By owning shares and actively working with Arctic Business, Region Norrbotten develops the innovation potential in the whole region.

Skellefteå Industrihus

Skellefteå Industrihus is an important partner in ensuring and providing for our core missions.

Arctic Ventures

Arctic Ventures is our angel investment company that we manage on behalf of over 50 business angels. In last years it has been northern Sweden’s most active angel investor.

Get started.

Tell us about your idea, business or interest in joining a startup or influential board. Invest in yourself, your company or project and let’s make it extraordinary.

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