2017 Foreign investments in France #Norway
As the fourth Nordic investor in France, Norway kept bringing key investments in France in 2017, creating and maintaining 93 jobs.
The regularity of Norwegian investments over the years, with an average of 5 decisions per year, attests from the solid economic ties binding Norway and France, especially in the industrial sector. Prominent investments were made in the sectors of aeronautics, metallurgy and energy, three sectors in which Norway excels and has much to gain from French advantageous production and R&D environment. France is indeed not only building on a tradition of industrial savoir-faire and promotion of innovation, but is also engaging deliberately to lead the industry transition towards digitalisation and greener modes of production.
Norwegian businesses leading the IT revolution also kept investing in France in 2017, as French ecosystem offers tech start-ups and AI entrepreneurs the opportunity to pave the way towards the digital transformation.
In 2018, France and Norway will continue develop synergies to build on their tech expertise. Following to the Norwegian State visit to Paris in late February, the two countries agreed to strengthen their cooperation to bolster digital transformation and the development of AI. The French Chamber of Commerce in Oslo, in cooperation with Business France has already announced a forum to discuss bilateral cooperation for the strategic development of disruptive technologies, to be held on the 11th October.
Your contact in the Nordic:
Deputy Regional Director
Tel.: +46 (0)8 45 95 374
More articles about :
Invest in France
Founded in Estonia in 2014, Comodule met its first success by offering IoT solutions to shared mobility operators to reduce traffic congestion. Around 30% of the global scooter fleet and more than 350,000 shared vehicles use its hardware and...
Lisa Gautier founded Hackyourcloset.com in Stockholm in 2019 with the idea of changing the apparel industry for good. After an accelerated growth in Sweden, Lisa decided to expand in Europe and chose France, in the Grand Est region where she grew...
In the Nordics and in France, many economic support measures have been put in place for companies affected by the pandemic and the sanitary restrictions. These measures aim to preserve jobs and ensure faster and more vigorous economic recovery,...