We support foreign companies, investors and talents in making a successful start in Reykjavik Capital Area

We support foreign companies, investors and talents in making a successful start in Reykjavik Capital Area

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STUDY

The capital area has over 17,000 students enrolled in academic institutes.  They are located next to the Reykjavik city center…

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LIVING AND WORKING

Reykjavik Capital Area stretches from Hvalfjordur in the north to Hafnarfjordur in the south. The infrastructure in the capital area is extensive and modern. Distances are short; the average commute only takes around 12 minutes.

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SETTING UP A BUSINESS

Iceland ranks among the top countries in the world when it comes to the ease of establishing a business according to the World Bank.

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INVEST

Reykjavik Capital Area is a young, vibrant area inhabited by an educated, highly skilled population. The capital area of Iceland; a Nordic country with an excellent infrastructure and a high quality of life.

Opportunities

Science City

The capital area offers great opportunities for knowledge-based industries such as biotechnology in the Reykjavik Science Park. US medical company Amgen has a subsidiary company, Decode Genetics, in park. Newly build headquarters of Alvogen pharmaceuticals are also in the Science Park.

Cities in motion index

Reykjavik is the world´s 5th smartest sustainable city

The Cities in Motion Index by IESE Business School in Barcelona offers  offers a broad and holistic vision of what a city represents, taking into account different key dimensions to create smarter and more sustainable cities. Reykjavik is the 5th smartest and sustainable city in the world – the overall best of the Nordic cities.

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10 Icelandic startups to watch in 2019

On this Nordic island you can watch the Aurora Borealis while bathing in a thermal pool heated by volcanic activity. The country is home to just 348k inhabitants, making it the most sparsely populated nation in Europe.

 

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Angela Merkel to Visit Iceland. https://t.co/N1TJn2fMrZ

- August 15, 2019

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Mars Rover Tested in Iceland . https://t.co/KAujgsbdNS

- August 15, 2019

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FORMER PRESIDENT OF ICELAND JOINS THE BOARD OF KERECIS, THE MEDICAL FISH SKIN COMPANYhttps://t.co/xNn8WGLwDj

- August 7, 2019

Municipalities in the capital area

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