Category: Business

EU funds autonomous ship projects

Kongsberg testing two new vessels in AUTOSHIP project Sam Chambers Splash247.com Scandinavian tech firm Kongsberg has detailed plans to install and test autonomous technology on two vessels in different operational environments. The project is...

SNØ brings winter sports indoors

Oslo region company is world’s largest year-round indoor winter sports facility Rasmus Falck Oslo The newly opened SNØ gives the Oslo region the world’s largest year-round indoor winter sports facility. The grand opening was...

2019 Gazelle winner

Akvafuture produces the world’s most environmentally friendly Atlantic Salmon Rasmus Falck Oslo “We make the world’s most environmentally friendly Atlantic salmon,” says Akvafuture Chairman of the Board Brynjar Forbergskog. The 2019 Gazelle award-winning company...

Creating the perfect powder

Tekna emerging as a leader in advanced materials industry Rasmus Falck Oslo The Norwegian startup Tekna delivers equipment for powder production of advanced materials used for 3D printing of advanced components in everything from...

Flor og Fjære is a conversation starter

A Tropical Island Experience in Norway Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger Visitors to Stavanger often seek out attractions in nature to experience Norway. A quick visit to the website Region Stavanger...

The future of shipping

Maritime industries in Norway and US face challenges—and opportunities Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American On Nov. 14, Ambassador Kåre R. Aas and the Royal Norwegian Embassy welcomed maritime industry leaders, experts, and politicians...

Green Connections

Blue Tech Week in San Diego

Chambers of commerce unite for Green Connections Conference Erik Steigen President, Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles On Nov. 21, the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (NACC LA) co-hosted the eighth...

Per Grieg

Per Grieg Jr. leads Bergen family business

With an eye on innovation and sustainability Rasmus Falck Oslo He was named Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” in Norway in 2018. This is a prestigious program with nominations in over 60...

Studio Bodil nisser

A nisse’s work is never done

Norwegian artist works year-round to realize a dream Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It was always Bodil Østmo-Sæter’s dream to make dolls, but she never got the chance until family obligations forced her...