Connecting you globally
Oslo Business Region works to promote Oslo internationally, build strong collaborations and to build bridges between growth companies in Oslo and international markets.
The City of Oslo and London Borough of Hackney have had a business friendship agreement in place since 2013 and it's built on common objectives around issues like entrepreneurship, climate change, the smart cities agenda and building an inclusive economy.
Are you a startup or a growth company going into the UK market, these sources might be of interest.
We seek to promote and enhance the commercial ties between Oslo and London, based on common interests and the sharing of knowledge within the tech and creative industries sector. Currently we are focusing our efforts on Smart city, mobility, health, fintech and climate.
Are you an organization, incubator or professional network who works with Norwegian startups going into or interested in the UK market? Or are you a London based company interested in city development or Norwegian startups? Get in touch!
The relationship between Oslo and Shanghai goes way back. In recent years it has become increasingly focused around business and academic collaboration, formalised in the 2018 agreement to facilitate trade opportunities between the two cities.
Thinking of setting up or expanding your business in Shanghai? You may find some useful information through these sources:
Oslo Business Region will host several activities in Oslo and trade missions to Shanghai in collaboration with our partners in the years to come. We are looking for clusters, corporations and growth companies who are willing, able and ready to take initiatives for growth in the Chinese market. Sectors in Norway with a demonstrated interest and willingness to look at this market so far are Health tech and Green Energy.
And there are many more exciting areas to explore. Do you need help to get connected with key stakeholders in the Shanghai startup, growth and business development landscape? Please contact us at Oslo Business Region for more information on opportunities and support.
Norway and Germany have a long history of cooperation, based on strong ties in business, trade and culture, as well as common values and a desire to attain results that promote dynamic development and progress. In a world rapidly changing around us, Oslo and Germany both focus on creating a digital society of welfare, equality and transparency.
If you want to explore and learn more about doing business in the German market, these links could be of good help:
Oslo Business Region is working closely with the Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway in Germany to support startup and growth companies, business clusters and companies that are already in the German market, or keen to explore it.
Please let us know if you are interested in more information and/or collaboration in Germany!
Oslo and the French city of Toulouse have a business partnership dating back to 2015. Since 2019, the collaboration has been extended beyond the original fields of Innovation, Technology and Business development, to also include the topics Green and Smart City and Safe and Inclusive City.
Are you a startup or a growth company interested in exploring opportunities in Toulouse? These sources might be helpful.
We support networks, businesses, academia and research in establishing direct contacts, and organise meetings/events in Oslo and Toulouse. We help with the exchange of best practices for peer-to-peer evaluation and recommendations. We are looking for the participation of clusters and networks from both cities to assist with setting up businesses and trade office locations in Oslo and Toulouse.
Are you a business cluster or network, an organisation or institution, a company or professional linked to the priority topics, with an interest in the market and opportunities in Toulouse or in Oslo? Please let us know!
The Nordic Region is the world’s 11th largest economy. The Nordic countries are known for significant natural resources such as fish, hydro-electricity and oil. The Region is now focusing on sustainable technology solutions and working to transition from fossil fuels to more environmentally friendly alternatives. Innovation and tech startups play a big role in this transition.