Strategy

Strategic objectives

The Digital Switzerland Strategy defines 41 goals in important digital areas, divided into 9 fields of action.


Field of action 1

Education, research and innovation


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Objective 1.1

Appropriate framework conditions make it possible to exploit the opportunities of digitalisation in the education sector


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Objective 1.2

Research and innovation are being strengthened


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Objective 1.3

Switzerland has attractive framework conditions for a broad-based start-up ecosystem


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Field of action 2

Infrastructure


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Objective 2.1

Switzerland has a nation-wide, competitive, reliable, efficient and sustainable communications infrastructure


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Objective 2.2

Mobility in Switzerland is intelligent, networked and efficient in all areas


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Objective 2.3

The energy networks in Switzerland are intelligent, secure and efficient


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Field of action 3

Security


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Objective 3.1

Protection from cyber risks is ensured


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Objective 3.2

The opportunities of digitalisation will be used to increase security


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Field of action 4

Environmental protection, natural resources and energy


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Objective 4.1

The resource consumption of digitalisation is optimised


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Objective 4.2

The energy supply system is efficient, secure and reliable


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Objective 4.3

The use of resources and energy is more efficient and more sustainable


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Objective 4.4

The basis for calculating environmental assessments has been improved


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Field of action 5

Political participation and e-government


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Objective 5.1

The public service in the media sphere promotes political participation and strengthens democracy


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Objective 5.2

New technologies are used to strengthen political participation by the population and businesses


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Objective 5.3

The population and the economy can use digital methods to conduct their business with the authorities


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Objective 5.4

The basis modules and infrastructure for a country-wide expansion of the digital administration are available nationally


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Objective 5.5

Networking is strengthened at all federal levels


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Field of action 6

The economy


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Objective 6.1

Switzerland is characterised by a high employment rate and good-quality working conditions


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Objective 6.2

Switzerland will provide room for the development of new business models


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Objective 6.3

An innovative, globally networked fintech sector improves the competitiveness of the Swiss finance industry


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Objective 6.4

The cities, municipalities and regions of Switzerland are characterised by a high capacity for innovation


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Objective 6.5

Smart farming technologies contribute to the competitiveness and sustainability of Swiss agriculture


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Objective 6.6

Continuity of digital working methods increases the productivity of the construction industry


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Objective 6.7

Switzerland will take advantage of its opportunities with regard to the virtual international economy


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Field of action 7

Data, digital content and artificial intelligence


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Objective 7.1

Switzerland has a modern, coherent legal foundation in terms of the rights to data and its use


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Objective 7.2

Appropriate datasets are available as open data


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Objective 7.3

Access to data and the data infrastructures in the energy sector will be upgraded


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Objective 7.4

The accessibility and availability of data from the planning, building and property sectors are guaranteed


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Objective 7.5

Switzerland has trustworthy data spaces in which residents can exercise control over their own data


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Objective 7.6

The general conditions for the transparent and responsible application of artificial intelligence are optimised


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Objective 7.7

Access to digital content is improved


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Objective 7.8

The need for a “Swiss Cloud” and its feasibility have been examined


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Field of action 8

Social affairs, healthcare and culture


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Objective 8.1

Barrier-free and non-discriminatory access to digital products and services is guaranteed


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Objective 8.2

Networking the participants in the healthcare sector enables made-to-measure health provision


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Objective 8.3

Facilitating access to cultural creation and cultural heritage strengthens cultural participation


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Objective 8.4

The digital transformation process takes account of the health and well-being of the population


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Field of action 9

International commitment


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Objective 9.1

Switzerland is shaping the international discussion about the future of digital space and its governance


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Objective 9.2

Switzerland is committed to the digital self-determination of individuals and the creation of cross-border data spaces


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Objective 9.3

Switzerland is committed to a safe and trustworthy cyberspace


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Objective 9.4

International norms and standards reflect the interests of Switzerland


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Objective 9.5

Switzerland is committed to achieving the goals of the UN's Agenda 2030 with the aid of new technologies


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