International StartUp MeetUp in Paris

Registration has opened for the 5th annual Hacking de l’hôtel de ville, hosted by Paris&Co! On Thursday 21st March 2019, the Mayor of Paris opens City Hall and its grand salle des fêtes to 3500 participants: start-ups, experts, major French and international corporations, investors and buyers. Register now to participate in the largest StartUp MeetUp… Read More

Join the Startup Challenge @VivaTech 2019!

Want to pitch your idea or product to one of the world’s leading tech fairs? Norwegian tech start-ups are invited to compete for a place at VivaTech Paris 2019. Sign up by March 15th. What: Challenges for startups at the biggest tech event in Europe When:  16 – 18 May, 2019 Where: Paris Expo Porte… Read More

Welcome to the world of future transportation in Lyon, EVS32!

This year’s Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition is hosted in the capital of French electromobility Lyon. The key word for the event is sustainable mobility and EVS welcomes leading actors within electric mobility and green transport from over 50 countries to come together to share their experiences and do business. What: EVS32 – the leading… Read More

Win a one-month accelerator programme in Paris!

Do you have a promising start-up and an appetite for the French market? Three times a year, the French start-up lab Paris&Co invites international start-ups for a one-month business accelerator programme in Paris. Apply for your “Paris Landing Pack” here! The Paris Landing Pack programme is aimed at young, fast-growing start-ups that are looking to… Read More

Paris: Take your startup to the City of Lights

Paris’s startup scene is bustling with over 21 000 startups, and the city is frequently ranked as one of Europe’s best places to scale your business. The city has several hundred co-working spaces and hosts the world’s largest incubator, Station F. Innovation Norway’s Paris office is located at one of these co-working spaces, and we… Read More

France is one of the world’s leading innovation nations

According to Forbes Magazine’s recently published list of The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2018, companies like Hermès, Dassault Systèmes and Essilor International make sure that France still has some of the world’s most innovative companies. The ranking is based on the best-performing companies under $10 billion in market capitalization. The Forbes list also shows… Read More

France: The Evolution of E-Commerce

Even though the French are known for their traditional and sceptical attitude, research shows that the new ICT technologies in France are occupying a bigger space in the market by the minute. According to the Fevad  (e-commerce and long-distance sales federation), France is ranked 6th country in the world in terms of billions of euros spent online, and… Read More