In Västernorrlands county there is a wide collective of IT competence and innovation power. Bron is an IT-cluster that promotes the possibility for development and long term sustainable growth, while increasing the regions attractivity for new skills, new investments and establishment of new businesses. We aim to create a region where people want to live and together we strive for an equal inclusive and digital society.
Bron has a well established collaboration between many strong players within the private and public sector as well as the academy. In our region you can find some of Sweden's oldest IT companies alongside a strong start-up scene. The region's expertise, turnover and refinement are among the strongest in the country and the labor market is constantly vibrant.
Bron is a non-profit association founded in 1988. The Association owns the company Bron Innovation AB which organises activities within the network. Bron was originally founded to arrange the annual IT-conference Sundsvall 42 (now called Good Tech Conference).
Digital Innovation Hub
As of 2019, Bron is a part of the Digital Innovation Hub Network. An initiative that has been established by the European Commission in order to raise businesses digital growth, and to improve the European companies’ national and global competition.
Bron är kvalitetscertifierat med en Bronze Label i European Cluster Management Excellence. Kvalitetsmärkningen är ett bevis på att klustret håller en god standard enligt europeiska mått. Bakom certifieringen står ESCA, European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis, Cluster Management Exellence och European Cluster Excellence Invite.