INNOVATION NORWAY create value by stimulating to profitable business development throughout Norway. Our programmes and services are intended to create more successful entrepreneurs, more enterprises with capacity for growth and more innovative business clusters. 


  • Enhancing innovation in Norwegian enterprises and industry
  • Building competitive Norwegian enterprises at both domestic and international markets
  • Promoting Norwegian enterprises
  • Promoting Norway as an attractive tourist destination
  • Securing development in rural areas
  • Transforming ideas into successful business cases
  • Promote interaction between enterprises, knowledge communities and R&D institutions

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Invest in Norway

Why not consider establishing your business or development activities in Norway?
To maintain and enhance innovation in our core- and emerging knowledge-intensive industries, we welcome foreign investors who would like to take part in this process.

Travel and tourism

The travel and tourism sector within Innovation Norway work to promote a nationwide tourist and tourism development throughout the whole country.

Innovation Norway is owned by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (51%) and the county authorities (49%).

Today I visited the Ship Sørlandet, the world's oldest working fullrigged ship, docking in Cape Town. The Ship is an important part of Norways maritime history and today the ship is a unique international boarding school for young people entering 11th and 12th grade, travelling around the world. These young students have such an adventure and a year full of academic and personal development. What opportunities to become global citizens with insight, unique competencies and creativity. Interested to learn more