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Big industries in Norway often involve the ocean

Norway’s Biggest Industries

Norway is known for its oil and gas, but the country's economy relies on several other key industries. We take a look at Norway's biggest commercial interests. If you ask someone what Norway's biggest industries are,...
Yngve Slyngstad CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management

Yngve Slyngstad, Norway’s CFO

Meet Yngve Slyngstad, the man currently responsible for ensuing the smart investment of Norway's colossal sovereign wealth fund. Little Norway’s influence on global financial markets far outweighs its economy thanks to its investment fund built primarily...
A famous waterfall in Norway

Hydropower in Norway

Norway is one of the world’s leading countries in terms of renewable energy, and most of it comes from the water. With 98% of electricity generated from renewable sources, Norway is ranked 9th globally in percentage terms....
india's Taj Mahal

Norway & India: New Strategy Launched

Norway is planning to sell its sustainable solutions in the areas of energy and ocean to the world's second biggest country. The Norwegian government’s new strategy ‘Norway-India 2030’ was launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
The Norwegian shipping industry

The Norwegian Shipping Industry

Norway's shipping and maritime industries have a proud history and an exciting future. From prehistory, through the Vikings, to the current era of global deep sea shipping, Norway has a long and proud history at the...
The NTNU campus dominates Trondheim

United in the Quest for EU Funding

The two Trondheim research heavyweights SINTEF and NTNU are working closely together in Brussels. The rewards for Norwegian businesses can be great, both in terms of innovation and revenues. Three years ago, SINTEF and NTNU opened...
Artificial Intelligence research project in Norway

Artificial Intelligence in Norway

Some of Norway's biggest companies and research institutes are getting together to build competence in artificial intelligence. Big names in Norwegian business like Telenor, DNB and Kongsberg are joining forces with Trondheim-based research powerhouses NTNU and...
Hjellefossen waterfall in Utladalen, Norway

Will Norway Become Europe’s Green Battery?

Results of a recent study show that Europe needs to craft a new and shared vision for energy policy for Norway to be a player. The variable nature of power production in the European market offers...
The northern lights in Northern Norway

Green Light for Arctic Drilling

Norway’s Parliament has given the go-ahead for Equnior’s controversial plans to develop the Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea. Environmental campaigners are not happy. MPs from the main opposition Labour party joined with the centre-right...
Equinor tow to Aasta Hansteen

Farewell Statoil, Welcome Equinor

Norway's Statoil, still majority owned by the Norwegian Government, has changed its name to Equinor. But Greenpeace activists are not happy with the company's reasoning. The name change was announced earlier this year but went into...