Enterprise and industry
Enterprise and industrial policy are strategic efforts to encourage the development and growth of the service and manufacturing sectors by creating favourable framework conditions for businesses and strengthen entrepreneurship, innovation and effective competition. Enterprise and Industrial policy also includes targeted measures for various industries and sectors, such as tourism, steel, forestry, mining, metals and chemicals industries, as well as automotive, Life Science and ITC industries. This area also includes geological, meteorological and mineralogical issues, state aid, and security issues in the electricity area.
Regional growth policy is about taking advantage of the potential for growth, development and employment throughout Sweden. This area includes regional development strategies, regional business support, support for commercial services and EU Regional Development Fund programmes. The national strategy for regional growth and attractiveness sets out the direction for the period 2014-2020.