News

News

Laying the groundworks for climate-neutrality

Horizon Europe Norwegian Urban Partnerships (HEU NUP) is working closely with European and UN partners to develop a platform aimed at reaching the target of 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030.

News

Nordic Edge climbs the cluster ladder

Nordic Edge has been granted Arena Pro-status in the national programme for business and innovation clusters. With that Norway is strengthening innovation, business development and internationalisation within the smart city market.

News

Innovasjonspartnerskap Smart Arkitektur Bodø

5. November 2020

Bodø kommune har fått tildelt midler fra Innovasjon Norge for utvikling av plattform for samling, deling, transformering og analyse av data fra ulike datakilder. Inntil 7 MNOK skal benyttes til risikoavlastning for tilbyder til utvikling av Smart Arkitektur Bodø gjennom et innovasjonspartnerskap.

News

A 34 hour global marathon

Over the course of 34 hours people from around the world connected and collaborated virtually to Reinvent Education.

News

Nordic Smart City Hack

Join us 2–6 Nov at #NordicSmartCityHack – an online hackathon for finding real sustainable solutions for our smart cities of the Nordic. 

News

Received funding for digital cube presented at KnowHow EdTech

19. October 2020

The founders behind the DIGme Learning have received funding from Innovation Norway to help commercialise their product. After presenting their innovation at the KnowHow EdTech conference in September, another incubator company has also made contact to find out more about the startup’s potential.

News
Language Norwegian

Gnist

Gnist is an innovation programme where the business community is invited to solve specific challenges related to place and business development in cities and municipalities. The solutions will be based on local advantages, and demonstrate how the principals in the National Road Map for Smart and Sustainable Cities and Communities can be applied.

News

Speakers’ links

28. September 2020

Here you go. Links to some of the interesting stuff our speakers at KnowHow EdTech talked about. We hope you will check them out and be inspired.

News

How to access Nordic Edge Expo Digital

23. September 2020

This is how you get access to the comprehensive programme. Already have a ticket, but experiencing technical problems – this is what you do.

News

Let the Games Begin

You know how we’ve been stuck in the home office with meager equipment? Here’s your chance to drastically upgrade this – you just have to make good use of your time at Nordic Edge Expo Digital.

News

Meet Our Hosts

Karine Næss Frafjord and Linn Skundberg Jenssen will guide attendees through the main stage programme and Studio Stavanger from 09:0012:00 on 23 September, 2020.

News

Gnist – Innovation Programme

GNIST, a national innovation programme for facilitating collaboration for more attractive local communities and sustainable business development, will be launched during Nordic Edge Expo.

News

Access Everything

The ticket for Nordic Edge Expo gives access to everything on the platform from 21 September to the end of the year.

News

The Competition

Announcing the winners of the challenge competition Smart and sustainable cities and communities – and launching next round

News

Youth Achievement

Inspiring the future entrepreneurs of the world with the national kick-off for Youth Companies.

News

Casper Klynge to KnowHow EdTech

He was earlier Denmark’s ambassador to the global tech industry (the world’s first!) and is now Microsoft’s Vice President for European Government Affairs. At KnowHow EdTech, he will talk about how technology met the challenges of the corona pandemic.

News

Anita Schjøll Brede as co-moderator

31. August 2020

Anita Scjøll Brede is CEO and co-founder of the Iris.ai and has insight to share at KnowHow EdTech. She will be co-moderator on 25 September when the topic is Predictive learning.

News

Artificial teachers?

26. August 2020

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing – and many expect it to play a a bigger role in schools and education very soon. Could AI replace teachers in some situations?

News

The Norwegian Mapping Authority joins Nordic Edge

Geographical information on a local, national and international level is a great value added to the Nordic Edge ecosystem. It opens doors to new possibilities in business development, including the development of digital twins.

News
Language Norwegian

Kompetanse og nettverk for å lykkes med vekst

Er du en startup moden for vekst? Nordic Edge er partner i ITSA Connect Growth. Det er et 20-ukers program som gir selskaper i vekstfasen viktig kompetanse og nyttige nettverk som verktøy for å nå målene. Søknadsfrist 14. september 2020.

News
Key note James Portnow

James Portnow to KnowHow EdTech

13. August 2020

Ever heard of the web series Extra Credits? The series that discusses video game development and has 2,5 mill subscribers on YouTube?

News

Rethink Normality

As we prepare ourselves to move beyond the current crisis, we need to develop new, innovative solutions that will work in the best interest of all people involved.

News

A game-changing event

We are proud to present Nordic Edge Expo Digital, coming directly to you, live from the cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsingborg, Stavanger and Helsinki, as well as the heart of European policymaking, Brussels.

News

Calculating Co2 emissions at sea

FreiXchange has received funding from Innovation Norway to develop a new method for calculating Co2 emissions in shipping. The Norwegian Coastal Administration contributes in this innovative project for greener shipping.

News

Summer job at Akuna

How can we combine the most relevant services for young adults and other user segments into one attractive service?

News

PhD Fellowship position

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology has a PhD Fellowship position in social innovation.

News

Welcome to our brand new website

Our new website is under development. In the time to come we will make sure to keep you posted about opportunities and upcoming events.

News

Workout art challenge!

Pay attention all gym teachers out there! You now have a chance to show the world what you and your class are good for. In our competition we encourage you to create art with workout apps. Draw with your feet!

News

Three days of EdTech – three main topics

The conference will be held over three days, each with one main topic: Digital is the new normal, Tools and toys, and Predictive learning. And guess what – you can tune in for free!

News

The KnowHow EdTech conference 2020 goes digital

Educational technology could hardly be more important and relevant than it is right now. The conference will be held 23 – 25 September 2020, but not in an ordinary setting– we are giving you a digital conference this year.

News

The moderator

We are pleased to announce that Tobias Heiberg Jørgensen will be this year’s conference moderator at the KnowHow EdTech conference. Tobias is the Head of the Teacher Education Programme at Playful Learning at at University College Copenhagen (Københavns Professionshøjskole).

News
Language Norsk

Webinars

Over the past few months we have hosted a series of webinars about business development. The webinars were recorded and can we watched here. Please note that the webinars are in Norwegian, hence so are the project descriptions.

News

Up & Up for Ope

Cluster member Ope has interesting projects on the go. We’ve connected Ope to one national and one international project.

News

Do you have solutions for AI4Cities?

11. June 2020

Are you an Artificial Intelligence (AI) supplier? Are you ready for the #AI4Cities challenge? Six European cities and regions are looking for AI solutions on mobility and energy to accelerate carbon neutrality.

News

Green Deal Position Paper

The Horizon Europe Norwegian Urban Partnership has submitted a supporting document for the Green Deal call ‘Towards Climate-Neutral and Socially Innovative Cities’

News
e-sport project

New eSport initiative

eSport is the new global recreational sport. It has one of the fastest growing fan bases, a youthful global audience that’s already larger than YouTube & HBO, Netflix & ESPN combined – eSports is mainstream.

News
NordicEdgeExpoDigital

Nordic Edge Expo Goes Digital

Since its inception, Nordic Edge has worked for innovation, societal and business transformation. Along with the rest of the world the organisation is facing its biggest change to date. The 6th edition of the leading Smart City event in the Nordics, is going digital in 2020.