Government Agencies in collaboration

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Smart City Sweden includes a group of eight governmental agencies who are providing material for storytelling, expertise in visit programs as well as examples of best practice from within their respective fields and programs.

The Swedish Energy Agency

The Swedish Energy Agency is coordinating the Smart City Sweden initiative. They work for a sustainable energy system, combining ecological sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply. The Agency finances research for new and renewable energy technologies, smart grids, and vehicles and transport fuels of the future. The Agency supports commercialization and growth of energy related cleantech.

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Business Sweden

As a global leader in innovation, Sweden is a hotspot for generating new and bold ideas. Business Sweden draws on this position to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies to invest and expand in Sweden. Two distinct roles with the same purpose – working as a team, our mission is to strengthen Sweden’s position in the global economy.

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The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

We are a government agency under the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation. Our focus is on fostering sustainable growth and competitiveness in all parts of Sweden. Our vision is that more businesses want to grow and have the capabilities and courage to do so. Providing knowledge, networks and funding are our main tools.

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The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

We are the public agency in Sweden that is responsible for environmental issues. The Agency carries out assignments on behalf of the Swedish Government relating to the environment in Sweden, the EU and internationally.

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The Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority

Lantmäteriet – The Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority – is an authority that belongs to the Ministry of Finance. We secure property ownership and free up geodata to the community. We develop the community and take the lead in the development of the community building process.

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The Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning

Boverket – the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning – is a central government authority assorted under the Ministry of Finance. We review developments within the fields of housing, building and planning.

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The Swedish Transport Administration

Trafikverket is responsible for the overall long-term infrastructure planning of road, rail, sea and air transport. Our assignment also includes the construction, operation and maintenance of state roads and railways. We are developers of society and we plan ahead for a holistic integration of the entire transport system.

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Vinnova, Sweden’s Innovation Agency

Vinnova helps to build Sweden’s innovation capacity. We do this by funding research and innovation projects, but also by coordinating strategic initiatives, collaborating with actors across all sectors and shining a light on inspiring solutions and ideas. We help to prepare Sweden for the future.

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