Contact: Jonas Cohen
The ability to compete under high pressure of change has long been a Swedish show point. In combination with playfulness, a desire to experiment and good education, Swedish companies have provided a power of innovation that is world class. This power must remain Sweden’s advantage. In a globalised world, creativity is Sweden’s strength.
These are our proposals on how to ensure the availability of skills, strengthen innovation, and improve the working of the labour market.
Adaptability for growth
- Changed rules of conflict that makes industrial peace in collective bargaining a reality.
- Modernised wage structuring with decentralised wage agreements.
- Increased adaptability in case of declining demand.
Creativity is Sweden’s strength
- Industry-relevant education to ensure skills availability.
- Major investments in strategic innovation areas.
- Effective structure for know how transfer and innovation clusters.
- Strategic research and education collaboration among industry, academia and institutions.
Technology is part of the solution
- International coordination of standards and technical regulations.
- Ambitious and relevant environmental requirements with effective execution.
- Investments in technology development.
Promote industrial development
- A tax system that promotes skills and competitiveness.
- Assured energy supply at competitive and stable prices.
- Investments in infrastructure.
- Economic stability and simpler rules.