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Norway declares its priorities at the UN General Assembly

During the recent UN General Assembly in early October 2020, Norway highlighted the following priority areas: •Lay the groundwork for Norway’s membership of the UN Security Council, Be at the forefront of efforts to promote disarmament. •Promote binding international cooperation and safeguard the multilateral system. •Strengthen the UN’s capacity to prevent and resolve conflicts. •Promote…

Norwegian Ambassador Roset visited Malaysia Parliment to discussed further bilateral relationships

On 21 September 2020, the Norwegian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur summed up work of the day to be “a fruitful meeting with speaker of parliament, Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun”. The Ambassador H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset expressed “As always it was a pleasure to visit the parliament and to discuss the warm bilateral relationship between Malaysia…

The Norwegian Seafood exports remain ahead of last year

According to the report launched on 5 October 2020, the export value of Norwegian seafood remains above last year’s record highs. So far for 2020, seafood exports have totalled NOK 76.7 billion, which corresponds to a value increase of 1 per cent, or NOK 623 million, compared to the same period last year. CEO of…

Ambassador Häggmark in the Nordic Business Reception with NordCham and EuroCham Cambodia

Doing more business in Cambodia: what can Nordic contacts and cooperation bring? This was the theme for the Nordic business reception which the Embassy of Sweden and the Nordic chapter (NordCham) of the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) hosted recently. The networking event was attended by 20 businesspeople who are owners or work…

The Elevator Pitch Competition Hong Kong calls out to Nordic Startups

The Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong (NIH-HK) announced on 28 September to Nordic Tech startups that The Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) is taking place on 6-13 Nov 2020 Organised by NIH-HK’s supporting partner Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTP). EPiC is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash…

Nordic-China Startup Forum is looking for passionate team members in Bergen

On 1 October 2020, the Nordic-China Startup Forum announced, is now looking to recruit passionate people to the Bergen team. Here we provide driven young people a multicultural platform where you get to organize events, build a network in an entrepreneurial community across the two biggest markets – the Nordics and China. Seize the opportunity…

Join Agri-Food Tech webminar on 7 Oct to learn more of Asian markets

Nordic Innovation House Singapore calling all Nordic AgriFoodTech companies and innovators looking for opportunities towards Singapore and Asia. Join our webinar to know more about the future of Agrifoodtech, AlternativeProteins, and UrbanAgriculture in Asia and how your company can leverage Singapore as a gateway to international expansion. More than two-thirds of world’s megacities will be…

Crayfish Party 2020 – most terrific party in living memory

It was a bang of a party! It was the Crayfish Party of the Scandinavian Society Siam at its best! None less than 175 guests had bought tickets for the traditional Swedish autumn-celebration adopted decades ago by the Scandinavian Society Siam as a yearly tradition and celebrated this year on September 26th at The Landmark…

EU remains top non-Asian investor in Indonesia

The EU Delegations in Indonesia published a trade report on 24 September 2020. EU-Indonesia trade in goods amounted to €26.2bio in 2019, with EU exports worth €10.2bio & Indonesia exports worth €16 This makes: -EU the 3rd largest trading partner for Indonesia -Indonesia the 31st global trading partner for the EU Find out more in …

Enterprise Singapore and Nordic Innovation House signed MOU to strenghthen digital and sustainable innovation collaborations

On 29 September 2020, Enterprise Singapore and Innovation Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen innovation collaboration between Singapore and Norway in these priority sectors: The blue economy, including maritime digitalisation and automation, marine and offshore technologies and applications, and offshore renewables and subsea; Sustainable urban solutions and clean technologies, including hydrogen value…