Stockholm, capital of Sweden, will host BioPartnering Europe in October 2013. Photo: Jeppe Wikström, Stockholm Visitors Board

As a destination, Sweden is a country rich in both Life Science history and opportunities. With its strong innovative power and innovation-driven economy, Sweden is highly suitable for knowledge-intensive industry sectors such as Life Science, as the country is the most innovative in the world. Sweden’s science infrastructure is, without doubt, world-class. Sweden invests more in research and development than any other OECD country. Furthermore, Sweden has the world’s second highest expenditure on R&D after Israel and the third highest number of registered patents per capita in the world.