Business Region

Visiting address:

City Hall Quarter
Rådhusgata 18 - 2nd floor
4611 Kristiansand

/ Clusters and networks

The Kristiansand region has a diverse business community and several world-class clusters. Strong business clusters contribute to increased regional competitiveness and contribute to knowledge sharing and innovation. The companies are also gathered in several of the region's business associations that contribute to cooperation, common meeting places and represent the businesses as a whole. 


World-leading technology cluster supplying the global energy and maritime industries.

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NCE Eyde

Industry cluster for the process industry in Southern Norway working together for a sustainable and competitive industry.

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Visit Sørlandet

Industry cluster for companies in the tourism, adventure and cultural industries in Southern Norway.

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Leading ICT cluster in Southern Norway.

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The business association in the Kristiansand region

The largest business association in the region.

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Innakva KLYNGE

The industry and competence cluster within aquaculture that works for increased value creation, sustainable management and a productive innovation environment.

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Palmesus Southland friends

Palmesus Sørlandsvenner is an exciting industry-independent business network with several hundred member companies.

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Three in the Agder

A 3-year project that aims to strengthen the value chain for wood in Agder.

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Birkenes Business Forum

A member-owned and party-politically neutral business organization that works for business development in Birkenes.

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Sørlandsparken Business Association

Represents businesses located in Sørlandsparken outside Kristiansand.

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Vennesla Business Association

Represents businesses in Vennesla and will contribute to business growth and secure and create new jobs.

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Grimstad Business Association

Grimstad Business Association aims to make Grimstad municipality a good place to establish and run a business

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