Enterprise and industry

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.

Responsible for enterprise and industry

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Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Enterprise
Ibrahim Baylan Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation

Responsible ministry

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  • Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete to visit Sweden

    On Wednesday 3 June, Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete will arrive in Stockholm for a visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

    Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete to visit Sweden
  • Prime Minister met ambassadors from Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven invited all the ambassadors from Latin America and the Caribbean

    On 7 April, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven invited all the ambassadors from Latin America and the Caribbean to a lunch at Rosenbad. The lunch was a way to confirm the Government's prioritisation of Latin America and the Caribbean in foreign policy, and an opportunity for Mr Löfven to hear the ambassadors' views of the region's relations with Sweden and how they can be strengthened.

    Prime Minister met ambassadors from Latin America and the Caribbean
  • New Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation as of 1 January 2015

    The Ministers at the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation Mehmet Kaplan, Sven-Erik Bucht, Mikael Damberg and Anna Johansson

    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.

    New Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation as of 1 January 2015
  • Investment plan welcomed at summit

    At the summit in Brussels on 18 December, EU heads of state and government approved continued work on the Commission's investment plan. The aim of the plan is to promote jobs, growth and competitiveness in Europe. There was also a strategic discussion at the summit on the EU strategy regarding Russia and continued support to Ukraine. Sweden was represented by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

    Investment plan welcomed at summit