Welcome to Procurement Spotlight where we bring startups the latest public procurement news and opportunities in Oslo. Here's the December issue:
Call for culture-building solutions
The Norwegian patent office (Norwegian Industrial Property Office - NIPO) is seeking startups to develop a culture-building solution that aids the transition to a new type of work day. NIPO is moving to a new location in 2024 and wants to prepare for an activity-based workplace. Interested startups should submit project proposals to StartOff by 7 January 2022. For information and eligibility criteria, visit StartOff.
Innovation District research grants
Oslo-based companies can now apply for grants for preliminary research projects with Oslo Innovation Districts: Oslo Science City, Center and Hovinbyen. Up to NOK 200,000 is available per project. The application deadline: 20 December 2021. Check out the application criteria here.
Deadline: Open call
SmartOslo is a municipal program that supports innovative pilot projects in Oslo. City entities partner with startups (based anywhere) and apply for matching funds to test new technologies, products and services. More info here.
Preliminary research with Innovation Districts
Deadline: 20 December
Oslo-based companies can now apply for funding of preliminary research projects in collaboration with Oslo Innovation Districts: Oslo Science City, Center and Hovinbyen. Up to NOK 200,000 is available per project. More info here.
StartOff is seeking solutions for the patent office
Deadline: 7 January
The Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) is seeking startups to develop a culture-building solution that aids the transition to a new type of work day. More info here.
Funding for new digitalization initiatives
Deadline: 21 March
In 2022, Digdir will distribute NOK 190.6 million in funding to new digitalization measures. More info here.