How we help

Photo: Helge Hansen - StatoilInvest in Norway can provide a wide range of services and an extensive network to help foreign companies establish and run their business in Norway. We are your first point of contact, we can provide information, assess your opportunities, connect you to relevant networks and facilitate investment processes.

A unique gateway to knowledge and services

Invest in Norway represents a unique network that you can benefit from when starting your business in Norway. The network consists amongst others of public agencies, regional and local authorities, clusters and business regions. Through this network, you gain access to knowledge and services that are essential when starting up and running your business.

Below, you will find some of the services that might be relevant provided by some of the governmental agencies and other partners. In addition, there can be support from municipalities and counties, dependent on where you decide to locate your business.   

Services from our partners:

Innovation Norway

Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government's most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. We support companies in developing their competitive advantage and to enhance innovation.

The Research Council of Norway

The Research Council of Norway is a national strategic and funding agency for basic and industry-oriented research. It administers a wide range of schemes, including funding activities for research projects and network-building as well as center and tax incentive schemes.


SIVA is a state owned real estate company investing in industry parks and Science & Technology parks offering facilities for rent to development oriented companies and institutions.

Enterprise Europe Network

Are you looking to expand your business to Norway and are in need of competent and trustworthy partners? The Enterprise Europe Network helps you find them.


Enova SF was established in 2001 in order to drive forward the changeover to more environmentally friendly consumption and generation of energy in Norway. Enova promotes more efficient energy consumption and increased production of “new” renewable energy. This is done via targeted programmes and support schemes in the areas in which the greatest effect in the form of saved, converted, or generated clean energy can be documented.


Invest in Norway has a vast partner network, both in Norway and abroad.

We are part of Innovation Norway and operate from the headquarters in Oslo, but have partners in all regions of Norway through the network of district offices, business regions, regional representatives and knowledge and science parks.

In addition, we cooperate with Innovation Norway’s offices abroad. Totally, we are represented in all counties in Norway and in more than 35 countries abroad. In addition, we have a close cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassies abroad.

Last, but not least, our close cooperation with the Norwegian business community is very important, through direct contact with companies, locations and  through the government funded clusters.

Business regions

  1. Oslo 
  2. Bergen
  3. Stavanger
  4. Telemark


Regional network of Innovation Norway and  SIVA

  1. Innovation Norway
  2. SIVA


Clusters and R&D centers

  1. Norwegian innovation clusters:
  2. Centers for Research-Based Innovation
  3. Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME)


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