Italy is increasingly competitive. Bright future and encouraging perspective

Italy’s economic performance has improved so far in 2015 with the GDP returned to growth after 3 years. Industrial production increased by 0.7% in the first 7 months over the same period of 2014. There has also been an improvement in private consumption. Italy is among the strongest performers and appears to be staging strong… Read More

Spain, a European growth winner in 2015 – What about 2016?

 Welcome to a seminar on January 13th at Innovation Norway HQ in Akersgt 13. Spain holds the highest economic growth rate in the Eurozone in 2015 by 3.4%. The growth path is forecasted to continue in 2016. What are the consequences of the election that was held on December 20th 2015 to this development? The new National… Read More

Italian experts predict a magnificent future for Stock Fish from Lofoten

Innovation Norway organizes seminar for the stock fish producers for transfer of competence for the future development of the industry Tørrfisk fra Lofoten, stock fish from Lofoten, is the first Norwegian food speciality to have obtained recognition as a protected geographical indication in the EU. Italy is our main stock fish market, but volumes are… Read More

The new Polish government’s energy and climate policy

Are the Norwegian environmental and clean energy technology providers ready to take advantage of the new opportunities emerging on the Polish market? – Distributed, small scale RES (biomass, solar energy and hydropower) and development of efficient combined heat and power generation units some of the winners?   10 Norwegian companies presented their technologies at POL-ECO… Read More

How is it possible to give life to a smart, green and inclusive city?

“A smart city not only cultivates its technological component, but must combine economic development with social inclusion, innovation with education, research with participation.” (Motto of Milan Smart City) One of the big questions of our time is: How is it possible to give life to a smart, green and inclusive city? Probably through a continuous… Read More

WHINN 2015 i Odense

WHINN Exhibion I Odense samlet en rekke relevante aktører, slik som bedrifter, kommuner, innovasjons-labber og forskere – noen som utstillere og noen som samlet inspirasjon innenfor helseteknologi. Det ble også avholdt  tre internasjonale konferanser I løpet av uken: de årlige «Hospital+Innovation» og «European Telemedicine», samt den nye «New Nordic Welfare». Ambassaden og Innovasjon Norge i København i samarbeid med… Read More

How Spain is fixing its economy

The recovery in the Spanish economy continues at a strong pace in the 3rd quarter 2015. For the time being the growth rate in the Spanish economy is the strongest in the Euro zone with an expected GDP growth for 2015 at 3,3. And 2016 looks no worse. Activity is igniting in all sectors. The… Read More

Germany is looking for solutions to recycle rare earth elements (REE)

Rare earth elements (REE) are 17 elements* which can be naturally found in the earth crust. The demand for REEs has been rising the past years and is predicted to continue to grow in the near future. The consumption of REEs is expected to more than double from approx. 108,000 ton in 2006 up to… Read More

German Norwegian Energy Forum October 22 in Berlin

Transformative Forces in the Energy Market There is a fundamental change going on in Germany´s power mix. With a share of 26,2 percent to gross electricity production in 2014, renewable energies produced more than lignite-fired power plants. It is not only a change of the power mix, there is also a change among the market… Read More

World Travel Market 2-5 November

World Travel Market takes place 2-5 November, at London Excel. The second largest event in the world for the travel industry – world travel market Over the past five years WTM London trade visitor numbers have grown substantially by 20% to 32,528, with buyer numbers from the WTM Buyers’ Club over the past three events increasing by… Read More