Oslo Innovation Week: attracting talent, investment and business to the region

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Published by Oslo Business Region, 05 October 2020

Oslo Innovation Week brings forward new voices and innovation in action. We highlight bold solutions that solve real global challenges through entrepreneurship, technology and innovation.

About and how to get involved

We believe in creating sustainable solutions by bridging differences and forming new powercouples, pushing the world forward through collaboration.

Surrounded by Oslo’s abundant cityscape, you’ll meet passionate startup founders, scaleup professionals, creatives, corporates, and investors. The events highlight topics like investment, talent attraction, and global expansion.

Oslo Innovation Week is nothing without its strong community and partners. It is an umbrella event including many events hosted by Norwegian and international incubators, investors, and startup ecosystem builders. The events include formats like pitching contests, hackatons, workshops, seminars and networking events.

Oslo Innovation Week is an annual event, established in 2004, owned by the City of Oslo and project managed by Oslo Business Region.

Visit the Oslo Innovation Week website

Our vision

  • Support and build Norwegian growth companies

  • Profile Oslo and Norway as destination to do business

  • Attract more tech talent to the Oslo startup ecosystem

  • Attract more investment and business to Norwegian companies

  • Oslo Innovation Week is the entry point for Nordic companies focused on sustainable, impact and climate entrepreneurship

Vision:​ The event that global innovators and thought-leaders look to for tomorrow’s sustainable solutions.

Mission:​ Creating a space to exchange ideas and pioneer purposeful innovation – connecting the next generation of innovators from the Nordics and all across the globe.

Position​: The leading Nordic technology and innovation event, for and by innovation leaders across borders, sectors and generations.

Who attends Oslo Innovation Week

Each year the event attracts around 15,000 people across 60 events, where 30% of the attendees are international. Startup and scaleup founders, investors, creatives, tech experts, policy makers, students, and anyone who is interested in entrepreneurship and solving global challenges.

Promo film Oslo Innovation Week 2021