Tagged: Minister of Trade and Industry

New underwater robotics lab established

With the snip of a underwater robot claw, Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry cut the ribbon for a new underwater robotics laboratory at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Environmental monitoring...

Ocean Space Centre proposal

A conceptual study of a NOK 10 billion Ocean Space Centre was presented Monday to Trond Giske, Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry. The centre, which has been initially proposed for the Trondheim waterfront,...

Hard times for the Norwegian shipbuilding industry

The Norwegian shipbuilding industry is facing a difficult future, with few new orders on the books and the looming threat of mass lay-offs. Representatives for the industry meet to discuss the situation, reports the Norway Post....

Norwegian Design Council: Strategic design pays off

The Norwegian Design Council (NDC) recently introduced 18 Norwegian projects that received the Design Effect award in 2009. These are proven cases that design has a positive impact on profitability and the company’s bottom...

The Aker controversy: Røkke breaks the silence

After three weeks of silence, investor Kjell Inge Røkke at a press conference on Wednesday April 22 broke the silence to give his version of the recent controversial transactions between Aker ASA and Aker...

The Government to assist Telenor in Russian dispute

A Russian court has arrested all of Telenor’s shares in the Russian mobile operator VimpelCom, following a dispute between the Norwegian telecom provider and a shareholder in Russian mobile operator VimpelCom. “This is a yet...