Enhance relations between the Nordics & France

Business France contributes to the development and success of French and foreign businesses wishing to expand abroad by supporting them throughout the lifetime of their projects. With three offices in the Nordics, it supports companies that seek to invest in France, partner with French companies, or source French products and services. The agency also manages the V.I.E—International Internship Program.

About Business France Nordics

The national agency supporting bilateral economic relations between France & the Nordics

Business France is the French national agency supporting the international development of the French economy. We foster export growth for French businesses, facilitate incoming investments in France, and run the V.I.E. International Internship Program. We are at your service to connect with France’s most innovative companies.

Our Nordic branch is composed of 3 offices in Sweden, Denmark, and Finland from which we oversee Iceland and Estonia. We also work closely with the French-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce within the Team France Export.

Our locations

Next Events

May 20 2024
Mar 17 2025

ICC Immersion

TBC

In the framework of the France 2030 national plan, Business France and the French Cultural Institutes of Sweden and Denmark, will implement an extensive program during one year to support French companies in the cultural and creative sectors.

May 27 2024
May 29 2024

RetailTech Days 2024

Stockholm

Retail is a blooming, resilient and innovative industry in Sweden, nurturing a growing interest from French companies.

Jun 11 2024
Jun 12 2024

United Nations – International Procurement Seminar

Copenhagen

This UN International Procurement Seminar (IPS) organised by 3 countries (Belgique, Estonie, France), provides a unique opportunity for companies and organizations to understand the United Nations’ business landscape.

marketplace

Join our digital platform

Business France’s marketplace is the one-stop shop for Nordics to connect with French suppliers. The platform hosts over 2500 companies and 22000 products in 3 key areas: Food, Beverage, and wellness and beauty.

Sucess Stories

They Choose France

Sven Ombudstvedt

CEO of Norske Skog

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On 23 June 2021, Norske Skog announced its decision to invest €250 million in France. The project will sustain the 350 jobs on the French site and generate 20 direct and several indirect jobs within the local ecosystem. Sven Ombudstvedt, CEO of Norske Skog, noted, “Over the last years, France has changed a lot” and “has always been able to protect its industry inside the European Union”.

Franck Bouétard

Head of Ericsson France

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In 2020, Ericsson decided to expand its R&D centre in Massy, France, with an objective of having 300 researchers by 2030 to work on 5G and cybersecurity development. According to Franck Bouétard, France is a country where companies can find “solid technologic competencies as well as a vivid ecosystem of startups and strong research and development centres.” These predispositions have facilitated the company’s establishment.

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