Solar power will light up Vietnam

Incentives for cheaper electricity from solar energy has significantly sparked activities in the Vietnam solar sector. Local investors and international solar suppliers are teaming up while international donors and local/international banks are considering to provide financial packages for solar energy. (Photo: Solar BK Vietnam) The Vietnamese Government has set demanding targets for solar power development, which are… Read More

The Canary Islands – A mid-Atlantic maritime & offshore hub

The special geographical conditions of the Canary Islands make them a perfect place to provide offshore & maritime services to the vessels coming from West Africa, Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico. This special location has made them a natural hub for the offshore industry. Being a European territory, the Canary Islands provide a stable… Read More

Japanese-Norwegian partnership in developing a carbon neutral hydrogen value chain

Hydrogen produced from Norwegian renewable power can succeed in the Japanese energy market. Japan and Norway are both globally prominent energy nations and are investing considerably in R&D as well as in commercialization of technology. While Norway is gifted with rich natural resources and is a net exporter of primary energy, Japan is a globally considerable… Read More

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Norway and Canada contribute to green shift in the mining industry

Norway is rich in minerals, but only a limited amount of resources is exploited today. Norway has raw mineral values worth up to 2 500 billion NOK, and a refined mineral market value of 8 000 billion NOK (study performed by NGU and NHO). To harness these resources, the Norwegian mining sector needs several things… Read More

Frankfurt

Frankfurt is taking position as FinTech market

Deutsche Börse’s FinTech Hub seeks potential partners for building a first network between Norwegian start-ups and their German counterparts and hubs. Norway, with its young and vibing start-up scene and its advanced measures within FinTech, have great potential in Germany. In 2016, Germany was ranked as the fourth largest FinTech market in in the world.… 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 Rubles for the state in the form of taxes, yet the fishing fleet is… Read More

Sweden Wood Building

Multi-storey wooden buildings are in focus in Sweden

The interest of multi-storey wooden buildings is increasing rapidly in Sweden. Today, only about 10 % of newly built multi-storey houses use wooden frames. Forecasts predict a sharp rise in this area. This growing trend is a good opportunity for the Norwegian building industry since we have a long tradition of using wood in residential… Read More

Moscow

Take your position in the Russian travel market!

Take part in Norwegian Travel Workshop in Moscow and St.Petersburg, the unique platform for establishing business in Russia. Russia is Norway’s largest neighboring country, with a population of 146 million people. A strengthened Russian rouble has generated a great potential for a tourist flow from this vast country. The increased purchasing power among consumers provides… Read More

Agribusiness Opportunities in Kenya

Agriculture, which includes aquaculture, is a major contributor to Kenya’s economy. It is the leading economic sector, accounting for 22% of the gross domestic product (GDP). The sector also accounts for more than 50% of Kenya’s total exports and provides more than 16% of formal employment in the private sector. Growth of the national economy… Read More

London

Five reasons to grow your fintech in London

London has been at the very heart of the global ‘fintech revolution’ for several years. Join leading industry players at London’s biggest fintech event – London Fintech Week – with a series of conferences, workshops, hackatons and meetups – and get the answers you need directly from the decision-makers.  London is frequently referred to as… Read More