Nordic Innovation Annual Report 2020 showing Deichman library in Oslo with the Opera House in the background.

Nordic Innovation Annual Report 2020

The year of change and adaption.
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Nordic Innovation support the vision for the Nordic region to be the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. We do so by creating new collaborations within and across ideas, industries and markets for a sustainable future. We support programs and projects and works to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and competitiveness in Nordic business.

We support programs and projects which contribute to fulfilling the goals of the Nordic Co-operation Program for Business and Innovation Policy 2018-2021 and the Nordic ministers of trade and industry’s eight initiatives for a greener Post-COVID-19 business sector.

We also work with special initiatives as Nordic Innovation Houses, Nordic Scalers, Tourism in the Nordics, Smart Government, Nordic Female Entrepreneurs and impact investments.

Our office is situated in Oslo, Norway, with 22 highly qualified employees from all the Nordic countries and with expertise from different business areas and industries. Nordic Innovation’s annual budget is approximately NOK 90 million. The office is co-located with NordForsk and Nordic Energy Research, also organisations under the Nordic Council of Ministers.

The Nordic Council of Ministers is the official intergovernmental body for cooperation in the Nordic region. The Nordic cooperation consists of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland, in addition to the self-governing areas of Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Åland.


Lena Henriksson - Head of Communication

Lena Henriksson

Head of Communication
Visionary change maker who believes in a good strategy. Combined communication and marketing expert with working experience from the broadcasting businesses Swedish Radio and UR. Walked from Media to Business and became responsible for marketing, corporate communication and PR in startups and institutes. Interested in making a difference with great communication.

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