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.

Jul 02 2024
Jul 04 2024

Première Vision

Paris

With more than 59 000 visitors and 1,200 exhibitors , Première Vision brings together the key players in the fashion industry – designers, stylists, managers – in Paris.

Jul 04 2024
Jul 05 2024

Eurofinance

Paris

The Paris Finance Forum is one of the major financial events in Europe, and gathers more than 2,000 representatives of international investors, corporates, financial intermediaries, etc. and expert speakers to discuss key issues for the global financial markets.

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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