Tagged: Business

Linking us together

Paperclip takes on new meaning for networking and building relationships among veterans By Larrie Wanberg Norwegian American Weekly A collegiate Veterans Project, called the “Golden Paperclip,” has its symbolic roots in Norway with the...

Sharing our history

Seattle’s Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific celebrates its 100th anniversary Beginning this January, family, friends, associates and members of the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific are celebrating its 100th anniversary....

On the Edge: Trade and Development

Over the 50 years, Norway and the U.S. have been staunch supporters of a traditional international development policy line that highlights foreign aid as one of the main components for reducing global poverty. Hundreds...

Promising future for r84

Affitech tests exciting new anti-cancer drug candidate John Erik Stacy, 22 Feb 2011 Affitech has an exciting anti-cancer drug candidate, now known simply as r84, shown to fight cancer growth in animal trials. Like...

No increased R&D in 2009

Norwegian business enterprises reported a total of NOK 18.2 billion in research and development (R&D) expenditure in 2009. This represents no change compared to 2008. In fixed prices, this equals a reduction of 3.9...

Giske brings big group to Brazil

Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, will visit Brazil February 17 – 21. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen business relations between Norway and Brazil. With him is a business...

Clean Tech Innovation Takes The Prize

In the past several years, there has been a clear increase in the number of clean tech finalists for the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises’ Innovation Prize, the award recognizing commercially successful products and services...

Less hazardous waste in 2009

The amount of hazardous waste being collected for approved treatment reached 1.0 million tonnes in 2009, after a 10 per cent decline since 2008. Reduced manufacturing activity is the probable cause. From 1999, however,...

New international social responsibility standard

100 countries and 40 international organisations behind the development of a common international social responsibility standard. The Norwegian launch was at DNV’s headquarters today. After five years of work involving participation from 100 countries...