Narrow by sector

Click to select

  • The Future Ocean Space Centre

    10.02.2011

    The Norwegian Marine Research Institute Marintek is leading a public-private initiative to build a World Ocean Space Centre in Trondheim by 2020. The concept has been called the third wave, referring to the historic openin...

    Read more ››

  • International Success & Design Are Closely Linked

    03.12.2010

    Design is one of the keys to international success. A number of surveys have shown that companies using design as a business tool are more likely to achieve international success than companies that are not.

    Read more ››

  • Norwegian design - abundant & individual

    06.06.2010

    As a design writer and curator for the best part of the last decade, one of the most enjoyable and inspiring roles I have had the pleasure of being employed in is that of curator for 100% Norway – which I’ve been doing ...

    Read more ››

  • Norway's take on eco-ethical fashion - it's nice

    29.03.2010

    The whole fashion community has been green-washing itself lately, from multi-brands to the local shopping mall. In Norway the main challenge has been putting good intentions into actual practice. But with a Nordic platform...

    Read more ››

  • Norwegian design is taking the world by storm

    11.03.2010

    Traditionally Norway has not been associated with design in the same way that its Scandinavian neighbours have. Almost every building in Finland houses at least one item of Alvar Aalto furniture and a Marimekko textile or ...

    Read more ››

  • Happenings on the Oslo fashion scene

    14.12.2009

    Things are starting to happen again in Norway’s fashion scene. Oslo Fashion Week has joined a new Nordic Fashion Association. Oslo Fashion Fair will make a big comeback after being away eight years. And the industry will b...

    Read more ››

  • Designer ambitions

    14.12.2009

    While designers like Nora Farah are striving to bring their collections outside Norway, others like success story Siv Støldal, a former collaborator with Fred Perry, is leaving London to come back home to roost.

    Read more ››

  • Bergen - Norway's aquaculture & fishing capital

    14.12.2009

    The success of the Bergen region within aquaculture and fishing activities has been achieved through the combined effort of targeted research, a strong financial environment, experienced fish farmers and governmental suppo...

    Read more ››

  • A maritime powerhouse

    14.12.2009

    Anyone who’s ever studied a map of Norway can see instantly why shipping and maritime activities are such a crucial part of the nation’s economy. The country’s coastline spans 2,200 kilometres as the crow flies, but 10 tim...

    Read more ››

  • Anything is possible

    14.12.2009

    Youth, talent and global aspirations can make a good combination in any line of business, but perhaps no where can it happen as strikingly and visually as in the fashion industry. One essential part of fashion is jewellery...

    Read more ››