Is Germany in need of Norwegian EdTech?

Norway is a leading country when it comes to Education Technology (EdTech). Germany is a country where digitalization within education has not come as far. Can Germany learn something from Norway? We believe there are opportunities for Norwegian EdTech companies in the German market, but companies need to be aware of the obstacles and overcome… Read More

Welcome to the world of future transportation in Lyon, EVS32!

This year’s Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition is hosted in the capital of French electromobility Lyon. The key word for the event is sustainable mobility and EVS welcomes leading actors within electric mobility and green transport from over 50 countries to come together to share their experiences and do business. What: EVS32 – the leading… Read More

Energy Match 2019 in Vaasa

Photo: Hal Gatewood, Unsplash.com Are you looking for new subcontractors or partners in the energy sector? Come to the Energy Match 2019 at Vaasa EnergyWeek on 21 March! The annual Vaasa EnergyWeek focuses on renewable energy, smart energy and gas energy, and the topics of the week are digitalization, circular economy, future smart cities, batteries… Read More

Interesting business opportunities within smart ports in South Africa

Photo: Chuttersnap, Unsplash.com Norway’s expertise can help solve challenges within the ocean space in South Africa. South African ports will be going through extensive upgrading, which will entail interesting opportunities for implementing smart technologies. South Africa’s location is ideal as a global harbour, and the country is currently experiencing increasing port activities. There is however… Read More

Smart Cities opportunities in South Korea

Photo: Sunyu Kim, Unsplash.com  The long history of Smart Cities in different names Urban development plans in South Korea in the 20th century were managed by the state and the large private conglomerates which caused growing urban issues which was a global trend towards urbanization. The plans have led to many issues in large cities… Read More

Brazil – What’s up in oil and gas?

Oil drilling rig against  the panorama of Rio de Janeiro (Photo: iStock) Since 2017 Brazil has implemented several changes to unlock and scale up the investment in upstream. The end of mandatory operatorship of Petrobras in pre-salt has allowed companies such as Equinor and Shell to step up their position in this play. Softer local… Read More

Win a one-month accelerator programme in Paris!

Do you have a promising start-up and an appetite for the French market? Three times a year, the French start-up lab Paris&Co invites international start-ups for a one-month business accelerator programme in Paris. Apply for your “Paris Landing Pack” here! The Paris Landing Pack programme is aimed at young, fast-growing start-ups that are looking to… Read More

Renewable energy

Brazil – Opportunities within renewable energy sector

Brazil offers large opportunities in the renewable energy sector (Photo: Thinkstock) The Brazilian market for renewable energy continues to grow and attract international players. Brazil is, due to its size and abundance of natural resources, a true power house of clean and renewable energy. Innovation Norway Rio has a significant network in the sector and… Read More

Paris: Take your startup to the City of Lights

Paris’s startup scene is bustling with over 21 000 startups, and the city is frequently ranked as one of Europe’s best places to scale your business. The city has several hundred co-working spaces and hosts the world’s largest incubator, Station F. Innovation Norway’s Paris office is located at one of these co-working spaces, and we… Read More

Brazil – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Photo: Jean Wimmerlin, Unsplash.com Today Brazil has domestic fish consumption of 9.5 kg per inhabitant/year, meaning that there is a lot of room for improvement. And aquaculture offers the largest potential for increasing the fish supply. In 2017, fish farming in Brazil totaled approximately 690 000 tons – 8% growth from 2016, which currently generates… Read More