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17 Top Aerospace Startups and Companies in Sweden (2021)

This article showcases our top picks for the best Aerospace companies based in Sweden. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Aerospace industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation: Innovative ideas, innovative route to market, innovative product
  • Growth: Exceptional growth / Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management and Societal impact

Top Swedish Aerospace Innovators

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Saab is Defense and Space Manufacturing company which serves the global market with world-leading products, services, and solutions from military defence to civil security.

Heart Aerospace is a Swedish startup making electric regional airplanes. Their mission is to create the world’s greenest, most affordable and most accessible form of transport.

Nordluft Automation focuses on Drones, Robotics, Forestry, UAVs. They started out on the idea to use drones to create a high capacity spreading system for forestry and agriculture.

Inkonova develops drones for special mission profiles, including first specialized drone solution for underground mines and tunnels.

SmartPlanes produces small and rugged unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for aerial mapping applications. They are pioneers in development of fixed wing drones since 2008.

AAC Clyde Space is a Swedish innovator in advanced nanosatellite spacecraft, mission services, & providing New Space solutions and services.

Nordic Aircraft engages in the development and production of advanced composite structures for large commercial aerospace companies.

SAS is Scandinavia’s leading airline and has an attractive offering to frequent travelers. As part of Star Alliance, they fly their customers to 1300 destinations worldwide.

TS Microelectronics and their Atollic TrueSTUDIO aim to provide the new standard in ARM development tools. The global semiconductor company also provides solutions for mobility and aerospace technology.

Safegate Group is an international company with headquarters in Malmö, which works with airports and airlines to solve operational bottlenecks.

Dynasafe is a leader in the the space of disposal of unexploded ordnance and other hazardous materials. They also manufacture technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges associated with UXO and IED disposal, public safety, and security.

APR Technologies developing a sensor system for biofuels and a miniaturized temperature control system for aerospace and industry.

Texray AB patented the first radiation protection textile to address the need for durable and comfortable personal protection equipment (PPE).

Swedavia is a Swedish aerospace company which owns and develops the national basic range of airports in Sweden.

CTT Systems is a aerospace products company and a provider of products for active humidity control in the cabin (humidification) and in the fuselage (non-condensation).

LFV provides safe, efficient and environmental friendly air traffic management and air navigation services.

Braathens Regional Airlines is a domestic airlines company that works actively for 100% fossil-free air travel by 2030.

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Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall was an editorial contributor to, a publication which EU-Startups acquired in October of 2023.

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