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

Rekordstor oppslutning rundt smarte byer i Barcelona

Norske byer ønsker å bli smartere. Det kan bli en lur investering for fremtiden ifølge Innovasjon Norge. “Smarte byer skal bli en stor norsk eksportvare”, sier Gaute Hagerup, ansvarlig for smartby-satsingen i Innovasjon Norge. 13. til 15. november 2018 reiste rekordmange norske byer og bedrifter til verdens største smartby-messe og -konferanse, Smart City Expo i… 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

What’s on within energy in Finland?

Photo: Andrew Haimerl, Unsplash.com On 18–21 March 2019, EnergyWeek in Vaasa, Finland, offers four days of seminars and exhibitions. Topics of interest include digitalization, batteries and storage, circular economy, future smart cities and energy regulation. Both researchers and companies from Northern Europe will present their latest research and findings to a large audience consisting of… Read More

Do you want to sell new innovative solutions to the Nordic health care sector?

Nordic Innovation is focusing on how to remove barriers for new technology to get in the Nordic health care sector, and as part of this effort they started new procurement education in 2014. Competence is key when it comes to innovation procurement in the health and welfare sector. That is why the Innovative Nordic Healthcare… Read More

Doing business in Spain

When doing business in another country it is important to know about its habits and cultural norms. Learning about culture in advance may be the key to gaining partners abroad and further to developing good business relationships with these. Please note that this is a general guide to Spanish business culture. Culture is diverse, and… Read More

Take your position in the Russian travel market!

Posted by Innovation Norway Europe 06.03.2017, updated 11.12.2018 Take part in the Norwegian Travel Workshop in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, the unique platform for establishing business in Russia.  Russia is Norway’s largest neighbouring country, with a population of 146 million people. A strengthened Russian rouble has generated a great potential for a tourist flow from this… Read More

Investerarna flockas kring de nordiska VC-fonderna

Intresset för den nordiska tech scenen är rekordstort. Flera nordiska riskkapitalbolag väntas inom kort stänga rekordstora fonder, med flera miljarder kronor att investera i snabbväxande teknik- och internetbolag. Såväl institutionella investerare som pensionsfonder och rika privatpersoner ökar insatserna. ”Norden har stärkt sitt varumärke och nu kommer kapitalet”, säger Katja Bergman, partner på riskkapitalbolaget Moor. Northzones… Read More