Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Sweden)
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The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (Swedish: Näringsdepartementet) is a ministry within the government of Sweden. The ministry responsibilities include housing and transport, IT and mail policies, regional growth, infrastructure and rural policy. Between 1969 and 1991, it was known as the Ministry of Industry (Swedish: Industridepartementet).
The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is headed by the Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Mikael Damberg (s). The Minister for Infrastructure, Anna Johansson (s), Minister for Housing and Digital Development, Peter Eriksson (mp), and the Minister for Rural Affairs, Sven-Erik Bucht (s), are also organised under this ministry.
The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is principal for the following government agencies:
- Competition Authority (Konkurrensverket)
- Patent and Registration Office (Patent- och registreringsverket)
- National Space Agency (Rymdstyrelsen)
- Geological Survey (Sveriges geologiska undersökning)
- Vinnova (Verket för innovationssystem)
- Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket)
- Companies Registration Office (Bolagsverket)
- Growth Analysis (Myndigheten för tillväxtpolitiska utvärderingar och analyser)
- Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien)
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