Entrepreneurs create jobs and boost economic growth. They also develop new products that address social issues, like digital healthcare solutions that allow people to live at home for longer. The government supports innovative enterprise, by providing better financing and stimulating cooperation between the private sector and research sector. It is also working to establish better links between education and the labour market.
- The government supports entrepreneurs
- Supporting ambitious entrepreneurs and startups
- Support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
- Encouraging innovation
- Closing the gap between education and industry
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