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

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

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

Chile – Market opportunities in the aquaculture sector

Salmon Hatchery, Los Lagos, Chile (Photo: iStock) Aquaculture is one of the most important economic markets in Chile. And among the diverse fish farming activities in the country, the Atlantic salmon aquaculture is by far the largest. Today the aquaculture industry in Chile is the third largest in the world, accounting for 12% of the… Read More

Skalere raskere i New York?

Innovasjon Norge samarbeider med en av New Yorks mest suksessrike akseleratorer, ERA (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerators) om et akseleratorprogram i New York. Dette er et program for norske oppstartsbedrifter som vurderer å etablere seg i New York. Foto: David DiGregorio / Innovasjon Norge. Programmet gir kvalifiserte kandidater tre måneders intens oppfølging, rådgivning og verdifulle en-til-en sesjoner… 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

Canada healt agreement

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

Toronto, Canada

The ‘innovation agenda’ isn’t just tech – it’s also social

Just like Norway, Canada is moving from a resource-based economy to one based on knowledge, creativity, sustainability and social responsibility. Both countries are full of vibrant entrepreneurs, creating meaningful work, new innovations and building the economy of the future. Entrepreneurs and innovators are our greatest “natural” resources – up for the challenge of creating jobs… Read More