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Enterprise and industrial policy concerns creating conditions for more jobs and growing companies. The area includes conditions for entrepreneurship and enterprise – such as issues concerning regulatory simplification and supplementary funding, and developing and strengthening the innovative capacity of Swedish companies. The area also covers targeted initiatives in various parts of the business sector, state aid, geological and minerals issues, and information initiatives and advisory services to entrepreneurs and business operators.
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Innovation partnership programmes – mobilising new ways to meet societal challenges
· Article from Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and Research, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Prime Minister's Office
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.Innovation partnership programmes – mobilising new ways to meet societal challenges
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.Smart industry - a strategy for new industrialisation for Sweden
Sweden rounds off chairmanship of EUREKA innovation network
Today, June 30, Sweden rounds off its chairmanship of EUREKA, an international innovation network. Based on the values of transparency, openness, simplification and efficiency, the Swedish Chairmanship worked to adapt and develop EUREKA on the basis of current global conditions. Sweden will now hand over the chairmanship to Spain.Sweden rounds off chairmanship of EUREKA innovation network
Fact Sheet: The Swedish Government policy for corporate social responsibility
The objective of Sweden’s industrial policy is to strengthen competitiveness and create more jobs and growing companies. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a self-evident part of a modern industrial policy. In line with this, the Swedish Government has drawn up a more ambitious CSR policy.Fact Sheet: The Swedish Government policy for corporate social responsibility
Chilean State Visit ends
On the afternoon of 12 May, Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet left Sweden following a three-day State Visit. The President was in Sweden at the invitation of HM the King. This was the first State Visit by a Chilean president to Sweden. Several of the Government ministers took part in the programme. The purpose of the visit was to broaden and deepen bilateral relations between Chile and Sweden.Chilean State Visit ends
“Global Deal a win-win-win situation”
In an increasingly globalised labour market, a Global Deal between the social partners can benefit everyone. This was the message when Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet together hosted a seminar on the Global Deal in Stockholm on 11 May.“Global Deal a win-win-win situation”
Presentation of A comprehensive strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco policy, 2016–2020
The presentation summarises the Swedish Government's strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) for the period 2016–2020.Presentation of A comprehensive strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco policy, 2016–2020
State Visit from Chile under way
On 10 May, Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet began her State Visit to Sweden. The President is visiting Sweden at the invitation of HM the King. The Visit will last from 10 to 12 May and is the first incoming State Visit from Chile to Sweden.State Visit from Chile under way
Sweden’s National Strategy for Sustainable Regional Growth and Attractiveness 2015–2020 - Short version
The National Strategy for Sustainable Regional Growth and Attractiveness 2015–2020 is a guiding policy document stimulating sustainable regional growth and attractiveness throughout Sweden until 2020.Sweden’s National Strategy for Sustainable Regional Growth and Attractiveness 2015–2020 - Short version
Continuity and long-term thinking in ANDT work
In February 2016 the Swedish Government adopted a new coherent strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) for the period 2016–2020. In the new strategy, the Government takes further steps to increase activity in this area to achieve the objective set by the Riksdag: A society free from narcotic drugs and doping, with reduced alcohol-related medical and social harm and reduced tobacco use.Continuity and long-term thinking in ANDT work