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Norway Country Report

Nation makes the case for knowledge-based innovation

Norway stakes its future on the knowledge of its people. This core philosophy drives the country's innovation, which relies on steady government support for promising small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through Innovation Norway.

Friday, 24 May, 2013, 5:05pm

Positioned for the Pacific century

Innovation comes with international co-operation as technological diffusion from advanced economies fuels growth in emerging markets. With China aiming for technological leadership in what many acknowledge as the Pacific century, Norwegian expertise is within reach and beneficial to the goal.

24 May 2013 - 5:05pm

Hoegh LNG markets floating regasification terminals in Asia

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the fuel of the future - and Hoegh LNG knows that floating regasification import terminals are the future of this fuel in accessing the fast-growing Asian natural gas market.

24 May 2013 - 5:05pm

Marine Aluminium bridges safety and offshore productivity

Two drivers cut across access solution projects in the offshore industry - personnel safety and environmental protection. Compared to the onshore sector, offshore activities require dependable structural suppliers due to the impact of harsher environmental conditions.

24 May 2013 - 5:06pm

ExproSoft software makes safety in oil wells a priority

When the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in April 2010, the United States interior department created a team of experts to review the incident. This group included only one non-US member - ExproSoft.

24 May 2013 - 5:06pm

Marine tank venting specialist guarantees safe and smooth sailing

Tank vent check valves may not be top-of-mind items when it comes to safety at sea, but John Gjerde knows that these valves are crucial for maritime safety - and this includes ensuring ships are environmentally safe.

24 May 2013 - 5:09pm

Urban tolling technology crosses Europe's borders

The world's first electronic urban tolling was implemented in Norway, and Bro-og Tunnelselskapet (B&T) was the company behind this innovation. After proving the reliability of its tolling solutions, B&T expanded its technology beyond Norwegian borders to serve travellers crossing Europe.

24 May 2013 - 5:09pm

Skannex assures accurate and speedy bioassay testing

When human health and safety depend on fast, accurate testing, Skannex guarantees results in seconds with its proprietary software. Where traditional testing takes hours waiting at laboratories, Skannex's rapid testing solutions are compact and can be administered at the point of care.

24 May 2013 - 5:10pm

Auto-Maskin makes strides in marine engine solutions

The marine industry surged after the financial crisis of 2009. As businesses recover, control and monitoring systems, such as those offered by Auto-Maskin, play a significant role in minimising costs and ensuring sound investments.

24 May 2013 - 5:10pm

Flexible living quarters improve life at sea

A seaman's cabin is his home away from home. With more than 30 years on rigs and platforms in the North Sea, Flexmodul has been raising the quality of life in the maritime and offshore industries. The company builds and refurbishes living quarters (LQ) that are independent of location or transport requirements.

24 May 2013 - 5:10pm