Through our events, we develop arenas, networks and tools to support startups, to successfully launch and grow their business ideas, initiate experiments, putting focus on smart city solutions, and support and promote the cultural entrepreneurs, festivals and institutions of Oslo. Here’s what we have done so far!
OIW 100 Pitches – Pitch Training gathered more than 200 eager learners at Kulturhuset on August 22nd to understand how to pitch. Oslo Business Region organized the event together with partners DNB and Innovation Norway, with keynote speaker Rick Salmon helping us understand the power of the pitch. Why? Because pitching is important! Not only […][ Read more ]
Oslo was invited to participate as an honorary guest city to the CSITF, one of China’s leading technology fairs. The purpose of the Oslo Shanghai CSITF 2018 delegation was to create a valuable platform for Norwegian-Chinese business interests, with a distinct focus on startups and corporates in ed-tech and clean-tech. Oslo Business Region collaborated with Governing […][ Read more ]
Oslo is carrying the torch in sustainable city development as European Green Capital 2019. We are convinced that putting circular economy on the agenda for smart cities is the way to go. So this spring, Oslo Business Region contributed with our knowledge about Oslo and the startup ecosystem to the gathering Sirkulær Samfunnsarena (Circular Society […][ Read more ]
On march 21st, we had the pleasure of hosting a session on the future of food together with Startup Grind Oslo, highlighting three Norwegian food tech startups and Swedish special guest Foodora. We enjoyed their company in a panel about – you guessed it – the future of food and its place in the smart city. […][ Read more ]
For the third year running, “Oslo: State of the city” assesses Oslo’s current performance and international reputation from a database of more than 400 benchmarks and 20 000 data points. What is the state of Oslo? How is the quality of life? The arts and cultural life? The governance? The business climate How visible is Oslo internationally? […][ Read more ]
Cities and regions have a vital role to play in leading the low carbon transition. They consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and are responsible for as much as 70% of man-made greenhouse gas emissions. This will be compounded by an expected rise in global urban population of 1.63% per year between 2020 and 2025, […][ Read more ]