Digital policy concerns utilising and promoting the opportunities offered by digitalisation and includes regulation of digital and electronic communications, network and information security, frequency policy and issues concerning broadband access and digital infrastructure. This policy area also covers eGovernment issues, i.e. using digital policy to make the activities of government agencies more efficient and simplify the general public’s contacts with them – for example through electronic identification, electronic signatures and open data.
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Ann Linde takes initiative at EU level for a ‘Digital 9’ group
At the initiative of Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde, the Government today welcomed a number of European ministerial colleagues to Stockholm to form a 'Digital 9' group (D9). The aim is to begin a new collaboration and, in doing so, take on a leading role in the EU when it comes to pushing forward the agenda on digitalisation issues and creating a digital single market within the EU.
Innovation partnership programmes – mobilising new ways to meet societal challenges
The Government is launching five innovation partnership programmes to help meet a range of the societal challenges that Sweden is facing. These programmes involve new ways of travelling, residing, doing business, living, communicating, and using and preserving the world’s resources and ecosystems. Partnership between public actors, business and academia creates new, innovative solutions that strengthen competitiveness, contribute to sustainable development and create more jobs.
Smart industry - a strategy for new industrialisation for Sweden
Sweden’s prosperity is built on innovative and successful export companies that time and again have managed to renew and reorganise production and products to keep pace with changing markets. The Government’s strategy for new industrialisation is an important stage of the effort to benefit from the window of opportunity for new industrialisation that is now open to Sweden.
Aida Hadzialic leads video game delegation in the US
On 13–17 June, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Aida Hadzialic is traveling to the United States to participate in the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the world’s largest video game trade fair, in Los Angeles, California. The aim is to promote the Swedish gaming industry.
New Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation as of 1 January 2015
The Government’s objective is that Sweden will have the lowest unemployment in the EU by 2020. The new Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation will be the hub of activities to create jobs and sustainable growth throughout the country.