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Bits & pretzels: Bavaria could be the place for your tech-company

Silicon Valley, New York and Tokyo are leading hubs that are probably most associated with high-tech, startups and innovation. What, if you didn’t have to look so far away to find an active startup ecosystem for high-tech innovation and scientific development? Innovation Norway is now paving the way for Norwegian entrepreneurs in the south of… Read More

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Demands of functional food in Vietnam

There is a growing demand for vitamin supplements and other functional foods in the Vietnamese market. Norwegian players have just started entering the market. Møller liver fish oil and different Norwegian vitamin supplements are already distributed in pharmacies, specialty shops and online stores in Vietnam. As Vietnamese buyers highly value Norwegian supplements for quality and… Read More

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New program in South Africa provides opportunities for Norwegian FinTech companies

It’s no news that the FinTech sector is booming. The UK and USA have dominated the push for digital disruption in the financial service industry. But, when it comes to recent news in the FinTech sector, there’s a new country making headlines – South Africa. Read more at the Innovation Norway web site (Photo: Thinkstock)

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E-mobility: Germany continues to go forward

The number of officially registered electric and hybrid cars is rising in Germany. This means the recharging infrastructure also has to grow. Therefore, a syndicate of leading car manufacturers has established a joint venture for the development of a public infrastructure of quick charging stations. This initiative can provide a good opportunity for Norwegian companies,… Read More

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Increased interest in development of land based aquaculture in Poland

 The Polish fish processing industry is one of the largest in Europe and continues to grow. An increasing demand for fish products and support from EU funding is triggering investments in aquaculture. Other Scandinavian countries are already taking advantage of this growth and Norwegian companies should also seize this opportunity. The Polish fish processing industry… Read More

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Exciting times ahead in UK Edtech sector

Look no further than to the UK if you are an Edtech company and ready to take it to the next level. Britain’s Edtech sector is growing on par with fintech and the market is estimated to be worth £129 billion by 2020. Edtech is one of the fastest growing tech sectors across Britain, with… Read More

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The Deep Sea Mining Adventure: German stakeholders want a future cooperation with Norway

Recently, Germany presented the results of the examination of its Deep Sea Mining area of manganese nodules in the Pacific Ocean.  Germany needs partners for mining and transport of nodules. Norway was mentioned of  as a favored partner for these activities due to competencies within maritime and offshore technologies. The German Federal Government has obtained… Read More

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Aging society and elderly care in Korea

A recent rehabilitation center development project in a region of Korea will open opportunities for Norwegian solution or product exporters. In line with a series of elderly care industry development projects, Korea is initiating a Training Center for Leadership in the Rehabilitation Industry, mainly focusing on the growing elderly population. This training center will be supported… Read More

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Medtech Agreement with Canada Demonstrates Abundant Opportunity

An agreement signed between Oslo Medtech and MaRS opens markets for Norwegian companies to sell their technologies directly into hospitals and elderly care facilities in Canada. This global growth project will assist Norwegian medtech companies in approaching the Canadian healthcare mark

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The demand for energy storage in Germany is on the rise

Germany has a high number of installed renewables and a supportive policy structure that is driving the energy storage market. The market offers opportunities for players across the energy storage value chain as Germany needs reliable and efficient technologies to transform the energy system. Based on the Paris climate agreement from October 2016, Germany has… Read More