Opportunities in IoT in Smart Cities in India

The Indian Internet of Things (IoT) market presents a massive opportunity of USD 15 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of >25%. We welcome Norwegian companies to come and be a part of the next big thing in India.  The Indian Government’s Digital India programme that aims at transforming India into a digitally empowered… Read More

Artificial Intelligence in India

According to a recent research report by Accenture, Artificial Intelligence has the potential to boost India’s annual growth rate by 1.3% by 2035. India provides a perfect “playground” for enterprises and institutions globally to develop scalable solutions which can be easily implemented in the rest of the developing and emerging economies. Simply put, “solve” for… Read More

London is the FinTech capital of Europe

London is the place to be for FinTech companies. We know what’s going on and run a growth accelerator programme for Norwegian technology executives in the Finance district of Canary Wharf. What makes London the FinTech capital of Europe? London has gained a reputation as the FinTech capital of Europe. This is because more and more startups… Read More

Five reasons to grow your fintech in London

We have listed some of the reasons why you should look at London when it comes to scaling your fintech business. Customers at your doorstep Several of the world’s largest banks, including HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Standard Chartered, are headquartered in London – and all experimenting with fintech in one way or another. All of… Read More

Is Germany in need of Norwegian EdTech?

Norway is a leading country when it comes to Education Technology (EdTech). Germany is a country where digitalization within education has not come as far. Can Germany learn something from Norway? We believe there are opportunities for Norwegian EdTech companies in the German market, but companies need to be aware of the obstacles and overcome… Read More

Smart Cities opportunities in South Korea

The long history of Smart Cities in different names Urban development plans in South Korea in the 20th century were managed by the state and the large private conglomerates which caused growing urban issues which was a global trend towards urbanization. The plans have led to many issues in large cities such as congestion, environmental… 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

Join the Indian Edtech Revolution!

With an internet penetration of 500 million and more than 25% of the population below 25 years of age, the business potential for edtech in India is for all to see. Add to this the rising disposable income, growing number of job seekers and dissatisfaction with the current education system, and you have a clear… Read More

7 Reasons for Norwegian Companies to Look to the South African market

South Africa is known for its beautiful beaches and landscape. The country is also known for some of the best wines globally. But the country has more to offer. There is plenty of market opportunities waiting to be grasped. (Photo: Andreas Selter) A gateway to Africa Looking to the South African market, opportunities are not… Read More