Category: Business

Black Hornet up

FLIR Systems makes tiny military drones Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Thanks to an acquired Norwegian startup, FLIR Systems, Inc., was in January awarded a $39.6 million order to deliver Black Hornet personal reconnaissance systems...

Stop talking, start innovating

Achieving success Silicon Valley style Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo Talk about innovation is everywhere—in board rooms, conferences, employee meetings, and university classes. In 2019, it is estimated that over NOK 10...

Norwegian economy

Outlook for the Norwegian economy

Oil and industry seem to be picking up, while tourism—especially from America—soars John L. Rogne Chief Economist, Innovation Norway During the last two generations, Norway has become a dual economy—both an oil economy and...

Norsk Titanium

Norsk Titanium in NY

Trans-Atlantic partnership makes quality aerospace parts using additive technology Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. If you should visit Plattsburgh, N.Y., in the northern part of the state, you will see a number of high-tech...

Olav Thon Entrepreneur of the Year

The 95-year-old real estate and hotel magnate is one of Norway’s richest people Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Olav Thon, named the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Seed Forum, grew up as a...

Young entrepreneurs

International organizations help students develop businesses for now and the future Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway “Dear friends of entrepreneurship. Jakayla Dixon is a 16-year-old high schooler from Fort Worth, Texas. As a young girl,...

Solar Cow Project

Killing many birds with one… cow

Solar Cow Project powers electricity and education and fights child labor in rural Kenya Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American How do you solve the problems of poverty, child labor, the cost of electricity, and...

Douchebags™

Behind an iffy name is a well-designed bag for traveling with athletic equipment Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Douchebags™ was the 2018 Gazelle of the Year winner in Oslo. Ski and snowboard enthusiasts travel more,...

NACC chapter opens in Los Angeles

Networking, Alliances, Community, Collaboration Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American In Field of Dreams, James Earl Jones tells a broke farmer if he builds a baseball diamond, “people will come.” The next scene is cars...

lifeboat

The world’s largest lifeboats

From Ole Brude’s “Egg” to Harding’s massive covered lifeboats, Norwegian invention is behind large-scale safety at sea Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The world`s largest passenger ships must be outfitted for safety. The Schat-Harding group,...