Norway

Interview with Anna-Maija Sunnanmark, Senior Innovation Adviser at Nordic Innovation

How are innovative scaleups such as the Nordic Scalers Alumni tackling Covid-19? We spoke to Anna-Maija Sunnanmark, Senior Innovation Adviser at Nordic Innovation.

By |2020-06-29T12:21:21+01:00June 29th, 2020|Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden|0 Comments

Bringing Back Business and Mobility

As borders in various European countries reopen, new challenges emerge. In this article, we list the innovative Nordic-Baltic tech startups that are shaping the ‘new normal’ in the region.

Next Steps for EdTech in the Nordic-Baltic Region

Since the onset of the pandemic, we have reported on key trends in EdTech. In this article, we look at the insights gained from lockdown and the potential conditions for continued innovation in education in the Nordic-Baltic region.

By |2020-06-19T11:26:55+01:00June 19th, 2020|Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden|0 Comments

Interview with Thor Ellegaard, Member of Teach Millions team and CEO of EdTech-Denmark

The EdTech sector in the Nordic-Baltic region has been accelerating [...]

How Local Governments are Tackling Covid-19

The burden of implementing central government guidelines on the Covid-19 pandemic response has fallen on local authorities, placing them at the frontline of the fight against coronavirus. We take a look at the leadership and ingenuity local governments have displayed in the Covid-19 pandemic in the Nordic-Baltic region.

How the Norwegian Startup Ecosystem is Battling Covid-19

In accordance with plans to gradually reopen the country, Norway is relaxing restrictions on public mobility. However, while Norway was in many regards well-positioned prior to the crisis, economic recovery and return to daily life will demand a new phase of the response to Covid-19.

By |2020-05-15T10:38:57+01:00May 15th, 2020|Norway|0 Comments

Beyond Covid-19: Solutions to Help us Restart and Reshape Society

In this article we highlight some of the ways in which the crisis has urged us to think about better ways of doing things and cooperating within society. These examples give us hope that we will collectively continue to use challenging times as an opportunity to innovate.

By |2020-05-13T14:07:53+01:00May 13th, 2020|Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden|0 Comments

An interview with Motitech: The startup keeping the elderly active

We spoke to Torbjørn Langeland, the Chief Administrative Officer of Norwegian startup Motitech to learn more about their solution to get older people to stay active whilst remaining in the safety of their care home.

By |2020-05-12T11:04:16+01:00May 12th, 2020|Norway|0 Comments

Interview with Nikolai Astrup, Minister of Local Government and Modernisation (NO)

Local government plays a pivotal role in ensuring that digital services are implemented swiftly and effectively, paving the way to nationwide modernisation. We spoke to Nikolai Astrup, Minister of Local Government and Modernisation in Norway, to learn more about the role of both local government and tech startups in Norway’s response to Covid-19.

By |2020-05-11T11:47:29+01:00May 11th, 2020|Norway|0 Comments