The Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis has the task of analysing the areas that are most important for growth. The overall objective is to strengthen Swedish competitiveness and create conditions for more jobs in more and growing businesses throughout the country. Growth Analysis works on evaluations, analyses, and statistics in a broad Swedish and international perspective. Growth Analysis is a worldwide, cross-border organization. The head office is located in Östersund, Sweden, but activities are also conducted in Stockholm, Brasilia, New Delhi, Beijing, Tokyo, Brasilia and Washington, DC.
This report describes the growth of the life science industry in Sweden from 1998 to 2014, focusing particularly on developments from 2012 to 2014.