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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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