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Oslo Business Region bridges growth companies and public partners to kick-start projects, accelerate market traction, and scale. Photo: Didrick Stenersen

Oslo spends about EUR 2 billion on procurement annually, roughly 5 percent of the national public procurement budget. For startups and scale-ups, the city can provide a valuable platform for testing innovative solutions and scaling your company.

Check out "The Startup's Guide to Public Procurement" for tips and information about getting the City of Oslo onboard as a customer or a partner for R&D innovation and pilot projects. To stay on top of the latest procurement opportunities and events, read our monthly newsletter, "Procurement Spotlight."

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The Startup Guide for Public Procurement
Use this guide to find out where to go, how to connect with the right entities, and how to find out about viable opportunities.
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We are in OBR bimonthly newsletter
We are continually tracking announcements and deadlines for growth companies. Want to share a public procurement? Send tips to:
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How to do business with the City of Oslo
Here you find tips and events to follow up
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6 public funding sources for startups and scaleups
Many of the public organizations allocating funding for innovation and R&D are actively seeking project proposals and have specialists on hand to connect companies to relevant networks and guide the application process.

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We collaborate with all the startup, investor and innovation hubs in Oslo to accelerate growth and successful startups. Together we organise events and meeting places, deliver reports on international markets and business opportunities, offer access to networks and connect actors in the region and internationally.

Are you a hub, an incubator, accelerator, co-working space or professional network or event? Are you new to the city or have a project you would like to collaborate on? Get in touch with us. You'll find contact info to all our team members on our About Us site.

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