Swedsoft gathers Swedish software in an independent non-profit organization with the mission to increase the competitiveness of Swedish software.
Our members are companies, academia and the public sector in Sweden. Together we work to ensure that Sweden is world leading in the development of software and software-intensive products, systems and services.
Gathering Swedish Software
Swedsoft gathers organizations from all over Sweden who are interested in software development. Our strength lies in the great diversity of members. Here are some of our largest Swedish companies, startups and other SME companies from different industries with academia, institutes, organizations and more. Together in the association, we work to support Swedish software development and to secure Sweden’s future competitiveness.
What we want
Swedsoft wants to strengthen Swedish competitiveness, innovation capacity, research and education regarding software development and development of software-intensive products, systems and services. We also want to increase knowledge about software in society in order to increase the understanding and interest in software in Sweden.
What we do
The association’s work for each year is based on the business plan decided by the members at the autumn meeting at the end of the year before. In the plan for 2020 (in Swedish) we priorities to two areas:
- Research & Innovation
This work is done through our three ways of working Influence – Collaborate – Do. Among other things, this means that we:
- Produce reports and comment letters
- Create projects
- Together with Statistics Sweden, produce statistics on the importance of software for Swedish companies. This is financed by Vinnova
- Engage in different platforms and networks
- Enable members to actively engage through member groups and open board meetings and agendas
- Communicate our views on important issues for Swedish software development
We also arrange seminars, conferences and meetings to gather the people behind Swedish software.
Secretariat at Teknikföretagens Branschgrupper
Swedsoft use Teknikföretagens Branschgrupper for the secretariat. Teknikföretagens Branschgrupper is a subsidiary of the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries (Teknikföretagen), which runs some 30 independent industry and interest organizations in the technology sector.
Since our secretariat is part of the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries, we have access to a wide network of the country’s leading business experts. This gives us great opportunities to collaborate, exchange ideas and create positive synergies. Together we can create a strong Swedish industry with effective organizations and successful member organizations.