Our role in the UK and globally

Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government's most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry.

As of 1st January 2004, Innovation Norway took over the tasks of the Norwegian Trade Council, the Norwegian Tourist Board, the Norwegian Government Consultative Office for Inventors and The Norwegian Industrial and Regional Development Fund. Through the organisation Norwegian enterprises have access to a broad business support system as well as financial means throughout their development from start up, commercialisation, growth and internationalisation.

With more than 700 employees in 32 countries abroad and 19 counties in Norway, the organisation holds a vast network and reach, globally as well as regionally. Furthermore, close cooperation with Norwegian embassies, consulates and chambers of commerce is at the core of the business, to serve the Norwegian Government and Norwegian business worldwide.