Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is responsible for matters relating to state-owned enterprises, enterprise and industrial policy, rural affairs and regional development.

Responsible ministers

Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Enterprise
Ibrahim Baylan Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation
Jennie Nilsson, Minister for Rural Affairs
Jennie Nilsson Minister for Rural Affairs

News from Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

  • Government proposes new period of State aid when certain commercial tenants receive a rent rebate

    To mitigate the economic impacts of the increasing spread of the virus, the Government proposes that the State aid measure in support of certain commercial tenants receiving a rent rebate – introduced in spring 2020 – be reintroduced for January–March 2021, i.e. for a further three months. This measure is temporary and designed for companies in certain vulnerable customer-facing sectors that have been hit hard financially by the pandemic. The proposal for reintroducing this State aid measure is based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.

  • Robust financial support for businesses affected by closure

    Businesses that are unable to operate as a result of a closure decision under the new Pandemic Act will be able to receive financial support to cover their fixed costs during the closure. Up to 100 per cent of the costs will be reimbursed. The proposal is based on an agreement between the Government, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.

  • Sweden’s national life sciences strategy and COVID-19

    Sweden’s national life sciences strategy was launched in late December 2019 to strengthen the long-term competitiveness of Sweden as a life sciences nation.

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