Mining industry and opportunities for Norwegian companies in Russia

In terms of both area as well as 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… Read More

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Participate in a Global Growth program – Maritime industry in Russia

The long-awaited renewal of the fishing fleet in Russia has finally started. The first round of distribution of governmental incentives for building of new fishing vessels – investment quotas, which constitute up to 20% of Russia’s total quota, was planned for December 2017. As of today, more than 30 boats have already been ordered and… Read More

The Russian marine industry – interesting opportunities for Norwegian companies

Russia is the largest country in the world by surface area, covering more than one-eighth of the earth’s inhabited land area. Its coastline is over 37.000 km, bordering the Arctic, the Pacific, the Baltic, Azov and Caspian waters. The Marine Industry is a promising development sector in the Russian economy. (Photo: Thinkstock) The NEVA exhibition in… Read More

UK artificial intelligence sector is booming

If you are operating in the tech and/or artificial intelligence sector and is looking to expand your business further, then UK might be for you. As Professor Stephen Hawking recently put it at a conference in Cambridge “Success in creating Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be the biggest event in the history of our civilisation. It… Read More

The waste sector in Romania is full of business opportunities

Do you represent a Norwegian or Romanian company that is active within the waste sector? Then the new Study on the Waste Sector in Romania can be an interesting read. The study looks at most of the segments in public and industrial waste in Romania and presents their current status and needs as well as… Read More

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Sweden launches Europe’s largest testing area for drones

If your company specializes in drone technology or drone applications, then Västervik in Sweden is the place you should be focusing your attention. New opportunities to test and innovate In the densely populated European continent, finding  suitable testing areas free from scheduled flights are few and far between. That is why Västerviks’s municipality and several private… 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

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