Ten things to be proud about in Position Väst

The indications on the map highlight ten of the things that we in Position Väst have to offer, nationally and internationally, that we are proud of and that we would love to tell you more about.

Biogas Brålanda

Biogas is produced from organic residual products from farms in Dalsland. www.biogasdalsland.se

Bohuslän archipelago

When the news station CNN in March 2013 selected the 10 most beautiful natural surroundings in the world, the archipelago in Bohuslän made it onto this list. http://www.vastsverige.com/sv/bohuslan/

Film i Väst

Half of the feature films made in Sweden are co-produced by Film i Väst, which you’ll find on the Innovatum estate in Trollhättan. Since 1997, Film i Väst have co-produced 350 feature-length films. www.filmivast.se

Innovatum

Innovatum is a centre for development – a bridge between trade and industry, research, training and education, individual innovators and the general public. www.innovatum.se

Kosterhavet

Sweden’s first underwater national park. Here you’ll find Sweden’s only coral reef, and unique marine environments and species. www.kosterhavet.se

Lillesjö power and heating plant

The Lillesjö power and heating plant is one of Sweden’s most efficient plants that are powered by burning waste. This fuel predominantly comes from households and businesses in the region. www.visitcleantechwest.se/besoksanlaggningar

Preemraff

Preemraff in Lysekil is Scandinavia’s largest, and one of Europe’s most modern refineries. It has a capacity of 11.4 million tonnes of crude oil and oil components per year. www.preem.se

Steneby

Artistic university college courses on Bachelor and Master level. Students from all over the world are attracted by specialisations in the field of wood, metal and fabrics. www.steneby.se

Vänern

Europe’s, and possibly the world’s, largest clean-water lake. You can drink the water straight from the lake. Vänern is a unique sweet water resource. http://projektwebbar.lansstyrelsen.se/vanern

Wave power station

The world’s largest wave power park is being built in the water outside of Sotenäs. Calculations indicate that the waves there will yield 25 GWh of electricity per year. www.seabased.com

Biogas Brålanda

Biogas is produced from organic residual products from farms in Dalsland. www.biogasdalsland.se

Bohuslän archipelago

When the news station CNN in March 2013 selected the 10 most beautiful natural surroundings in the world, the archipelago in Bohuslän made it onto this list. http://www.vastsverige.com/sv/bohuslan/

Film i Väst

Half of the feature films made in Sweden are co-produced by Film i Väst, which you’ll find on the Innovatum estate in Trollhättan. Since 1997, Film i Väst have co-produced 350 feature-length films. www.filmivast.se

Innovatum

Innovatum is a centre for development – a bridge between trade and industry, research, training and education, individual innovators and the general public. www.innovatum.se

Kosterhavet

Sweden’s first underwater national park. Here you’ll find Sweden’s only coral reef, and unique marine environments and species. www.kosterhavet.se

Lillesjö power and heating plant

The Lillesjö power and heating plant is one of Sweden’s most efficient plants that are powered by burning waste. This fuel predominantly comes from households and businesses in the region. www.visitcleantechwest.se/besoksanlaggningar

Preemraff

Preemraff in Lysekil is Scandinavia’s largest, and one of Europe’s most modern refineries. It has a capacity of 11.4 million tonnes of crude oil and oil components per year. www.preem.se

Steneby

Artistic university college courses on Bachelor and Master level. Students from all over the world are attracted by specialisations in the field of wood, metal and fabrics. www.steneby.se

Vänern

Europe’s, and possibly the world’s, largest clean-water lake. You can drink the water straight from the lake. Vänern is a unique sweet water resource. http://projektwebbar.lansstyrelsen.se/vanern

Wave power station

The world’s largest wave power park is being built in the water outside of Sotenäs. Calculations indicate that the waves there will yield 25 GWh of electricity per year. www.seabased.com