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

The FinTech Landscape in Africa shows interesting Trends

Crypto-Currencies pave the way Africa is becoming an interesting market for crypto-currencies and next-generation peer-to-peer buying and selling of crypto-currencies is becoming a rapidly expanding market. In a recent article in ITWEB, dated 24 May 2018, it is noted that African virtual currency users are more likely to be male, under 30 years old and… Read More

Marine Waste – Team Norway in South Africa pushing for solutions through local partnerships

Marine waste is reaching pandemic proportions. Combining private and public resources are essential to reverse this trend, creating new business opportunities for all aspects of waste management in the process. South Africa is taking a leading role for Africa – and for the seven seas. (Illustration: Stephanie Martin / African Marine Waste Network) Norway earlier this… Read More

Turn trash into cash in South Africa

Waste challenges in South Africa brings opportunities for Norwegian companies. South Africa’s growing urban population is putting pressure on the environment in terms of waste management. Norwegian companies might have the technology to solve South Africa’s waste management problems. The waste industry in South Africa consists mainly of waste collection and landfilling. According to Green… Read More

Internet of Buildings (IoB) in Asia

The increasing convergence of Internet of Things (IoT) with buildings, is widening an unmet demand in Asia for smart building technologies. There will be a demand for smart building technologies in building information modelling, building management systems and automation, cloud real-time management, monitoring and sensors, HVAC automation & controls, home automation, mobile-linked controls and other… Read More

Waste challenges in Indonesia

Norwegian clean energy solutions, marine and maritime technology can help Indonesia with their challenges and help the country reach their energy production targets. A country half way across the globe with more than 260 million people, making Indonesia the world’s 4th most populous country in the world behind China, India and the US, but only… Read More