What’s on within energy in Finland?

Photo: Andrew Haimerl, Unsplash.com On 18–21 March 2019, EnergyWeek in Vaasa, Finland, offers four days of seminars and exhibitions. Topics of interest include digitalization, batteries and storage, circular economy, future smart cities and energy regulation. Both researchers and companies from Northern Europe will present their latest research and findings to a large audience consisting of… Read More

Applications open: Take your start-up to Paris in March!

Do you have a promising start-up and an appetite for the French market?   The French start-up lab Paris&Co are currently looking for start-ups for their March session of “Paris Landing Pack” – a one–month business accelerator program in Paris. Apply by 18 January.  The Paris Landing Pack programme is aimed at young, fast-growing start-ups that… Read More

Moscow

Take your position in the Russian travel market!

Posted by Innovation Norway Europe 06.03.2017, updated 11.12.2018 Take part in the Norwegian Travel Workshop in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, the unique platform for establishing business in Russia.  Russia is Norway’s largest neighbouring country, with a population of 146 million people. A strengthened Russian rouble has generated a great potential for a tourist flow from this… Read More

Join the Indian Edtech Revolution!

With an internet penetration of 500 million and more than 25% of the population below 25 years of age, the business potential for edtech in India is for all to see. Add to this the rising disposable income, growing number of job seekers and dissatisfaction with the current education system, and you have a clear… Read More

Investerarna flockas kring de nordiska VC-fonderna

Intresset för den nordiska tech scenen är rekordstort. Flera nordiska riskkapitalbolag väntas inom kort stänga rekordstora fonder, med flera miljarder kronor att investera i snabbväxande teknik- och internetbolag. Såväl institutionella investerare som pensionsfonder och rika privatpersoner ökar insatserna. ”Norden har stärkt sitt varumärke och nu kommer kapitalet”, säger Katja Bergman, partner på riskkapitalbolaget Moor. Northzones… Read More

Norsk näring satsar ytterligare i Sverige

Den årliga rapporten, från Tillväxtanalys, som analyserar utländskt ägande i den Svenska ekonomin, visar på en stark ökning för Norska intressenter under 2017. Norge är det land som kontrollerar flest företag i Sverige och under 2017 så ökade också antal Norska bolag med 81 företag. Även om de Norska bolagen inte har flest anställda så… 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 startup . 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

Fishing fleet

Large scale renewal of Russian fishing fleet

The Russian fishing fleet faces need for renewal.  Norwegian ship technologies are both known and popular in the Russian market, opening a potential large market for Norwegian maritime industry.  The Russian fishing industry generates an annual income of circa 15 billion Roubles for the state in the form of taxes, yet the fishing fleet is… Read More

Mining industry and opportunities for Norwegian companies in Russia

In terms of both area and the sheer variety of endowments, Russia figures as a major mining nation of the world. It is home to an array of minerals and metals including nickel, platinum, bauxite, cobalt, coal and tin. Russia accounts for a large share of the world’s output of diamonds, gold, silver and PGM.  … Read More

Recycling waste

Waste management technology in Russia

The Russian market is interesting for Norwegian businesses in the areas of water and waste treatment (Photo: Thinkstock)  In December 2017, the Russian government passed amendments to the law on waste from production and consumption. The market is large, the lack of appropriate technology in the country is apparent, and changes in the law make… Read More