Oslo is Europe’s fastest growing capital, and in partnership with Akershus, has a joint policy platform for innovation and entrepreneurship. Significant industries in the region include finance and insurance activities, public administration, communications, retail, and health and social work.
REAP Team Oslo has stakeholders from OsloMet, Norvestor, the Oslo Municipality, and Siemens AS.
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
Dr. Morten Irgens
Champion Vice-Rector, Research and Development at OsloMet
Professor: Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Gry Rohde Nordhus
Director: Digitalization and Communications, Simens AS
County Director, Akershus County
Member Board of Directors, APSIS International AB
CEO, Valuegarden AS
Tom Fredrik Lehrmann
Core Regional Metrics
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.
Oslo and Akershus combined have a population of approximately 1.3 million. 667,000 live in Oslo, and 602,000 in Akershus.
26.8% of “value creation” in Norway comes from the Oslo and Akershus region.
Culture & Community
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.