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08.06.24

The North Sea Wind conference was a success

The program consisted of the most relevant companies and speakers operating in the field of renewable energy.

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07.06.24

Find your dream job in Southern Norway in June

Looking for a new job? Here are 20 exciting jobs in Agder in June!

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30.05.24

This year's Sustainable Business Idea Competition is underway

Entrepreneur in Agder? Join the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2024 for the opportunity to win funding of up to NOK 150,000. The competition is for...

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15.05.24

Agder leads the way in the hydrogen race

Agder stood out as a clear player at the hydrogen fair in Rotterdam, where 18,000 participants from all over the world met to discuss and showcase...

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12.05.24

Find your dream job in Southern Norway in May

Ready for a new job? Here are 20 exciting jobs in Agder in May!

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16.04.24

Find your dream job in Southern Norway in April

Ready for new challenges in 2024? Here are 20 exciting positions in Southern Norway in April!

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12.04.24

Has assisted over 600 experts in moving to Norway

This spring, Relocation Agder is celebrating a milestone. They have helped over 600 international new employees, and their families, to establish themselves in the region.

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04.04.24

- Let's boost Agder as an attractive region to work in

The entire Agder business community is joining forces with the public sector to establish a long-term effort to increase the region's attractiveness.

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01.03.24

Business Region Kristiansand moves into Rådhuskvartalet

After six years with offices in Torvkvartalet, Business Region Kristiansand is moving into Rådhuskvartalet together with the rest of the administration in Kristiansand...

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16.02.24

Find your dream job in Southern Norway in February

Ready for new challenges in 2024? Here are 20 exciting positions in Southern Norway in February!

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18.12.23

Want to establish e-hubs in Agder

Together with the companies Dignity Collective AS, Babybanden.no and JDD Utstyr AS, E-Waves will explore the possibilities of establishing three e-hubs.

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10.12.23

Find your dream job in Southern Norway in December

Ready for a new job? Here are 20 exciting positions in Southern Norway in December 2023!

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24.11.23

Talking hydrogen in Brussels

Attracting foreign companies to Agder and encouraging Agder companies to explore European markets. The Agder delegation was on a mission when attending the...

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23.10.23

Joining forces to put the region on the map

Last week, several key players in Kristiansand's business community traveled to represent Agder and promote the region at the OTD Energy trade fair. Among...

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16.10.23

Port facility ready for the offshore wind venture

Kongsgård harbor in Kristiansand is ready for use for the massive offshore wind development, not least in connection with Southern North Sea II.

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10.10.23

Company visit for 9th grade

Every year, all 9th graders in Kristiansand, Vennesla and Høvåg visit two different companies in their local area. Now your company can join the next round!

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25.09.23

Even Andreas Lie joins the team

Through the regional trainee program Trainee Sør, young graduates have the opportunity to experience six months with three different employers in both...

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18.09.23

Entrepreneur award for investment in data centers at sea

Kristiansand entrepreneurs want to reduce the huge consumption of power in the data center industry. This led to victory in the Sustainable Business Idea Competition...

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05.09.23

The largest Techpoint conference to date

September 13-14, technology meets business at Techpoint in Kristiansand! During the two days of the conference, the Nordic region's most forward-looking...

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30.08.23

The finalists in this year's entrepreneurial competition are ready

Three companies have now been selected to compete to win the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2023. The final will be held at the Techpoint conference and the winner...

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01.08.23

Find your dream job in Kristiansand now!

Ready for a new job this fall? Here are 18 exciting positions in Kristiansand in August 2023!

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03.07.23

Arendalsuka 2023: "Is the renewable energy initiative in Norway ready for life?"

Arendalsuka 2023 is fast approaching and this year, Kristiansand Municipality and Business Region Kristiansand invite you to an exciting debate on Norwegian-German...

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15.06.23

Becomes new project manager for student well-being

Olea Norset is the latest addition to Business Region Kristiansand. She has been brought in as the new project manager for the joint initiative "Student well-being".

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16.03.23

Consultation: Strategy for value creation in the Kristiansand region

The six municipalities in the Kristiansand region want to promote Southern Norway as the country's leading renewable region in a draft of a new value creation strategy. The strategy is now...

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06.01.23

Susanne Lende is the new business advisor

Business Region Kristiansand strengthens the advisor corps with Susanne Lende. She comes from the role as head of communication and policy in...

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04.11.22

Norsjór won the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2022

Start-up company Norsjór won the final of the Sustainable Business Idea Competition. Norsjór is building a laser system to remove fouling...

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28.10.22

Welcome to the final of the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2022

Everyone with an interest in innovation is invited to two exciting hours of entrepreneurial competition and presentations from Skagerak Capital, Nekkar and Pleco...

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24.06.22

Danish-Norwegian business conference opens doors and new business opportunities

Green transition and digitalization were the main themes when more than 100 business people gathered in Kristiansand recently at the Skagerrak Business Summit....

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13.06.22

Meet Alice Leland Høye, new business advisor

Alice Leland Høye has just started her job as business advisor for international projects in Business Region Kristiansand. She brings relevant...

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03.06.22

Lauknes hired as business advisor

Morten Lauknes has been employed as a business advisor in Business Region Kristiansand. He brings with him extensive experience from a number of industries and is already in...

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25.03.22

Municipal compensation scheme to local businesses - Part 7

Local businesses that are affected by infection control measures and that meet the criteria in this call for proposals can now apply for support. Kristiansand municipality announces a...

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05.02.22

Municipal compensation scheme for local businesses - Part 6 with overview of allocations

Local businesses that are affected by infection control measures and that meet the criteria in this call for proposals can now apply for support. Kristiansand municipality announces a...

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31.01.22

Municipal compensation scheme for local businesses - part 5 with overview of allocations

On 17 December 2021, Kristiansand municipality was awarded NOK 9.8 million in corona-related compensation from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD)....

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08.12.21

Employment opportunities in Southern Norway December 2021

Looking for a new job for Christmas? With over 500 positions advertised in the Kristiansand region, there are still plenty of exciting job opportunities in the...

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10.11.21

Pleco Marine won the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2021

The company is engaged in the cultivation of microalgae to be used as fish feed in the aquaculture industry. The other two finalists were Day of Week by Siv...

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25.10.21

Employment opportunities in Southern Norway October 2021

The job portals of both Finn.no and Nav.no are practically glowing these days, with a record number of vacancies. At the moment, there are over 600 vacancies in...

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25.10.21

Sustainable business idea competition 2021 final

Finally, the winner of this year's competition will be decided! There will also be exciting talks on innovation and sustainability. Welcome to the event!

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15.10.21

Municipal compensation scheme for local enterprises part III, 3rd call for proposals

On 25 June 2021, Kristiansand municipality was awarded NOK 18.48 million from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD). The funds will be used as...

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24.09.21

Sustainable business idea competition

Now you can participate in the Sustainable Business Idea Competition 2021. The competition will help entrepreneurs in Agder with new, sustainable solutions....

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22.09.21

Trainees in place!

These days, a number of companies in the Kristiansand region have the pleasure of having a student on their team. Placement in an internship company is a win-win for both...

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13.09.21

Municipal compensation scheme to local businesses Part III

Municipal compensation scheme for local enterprises - Part III, 2nd call for proposals.

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08.09.21

The municipal land use plan: Will your company contribute to the planning process?

Work is currently underway on the new land use part of the municipal plan. Does your company have future plans or needs that we need to know about?

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20.08.21

Entrepreneurs to provide new solutions

The Parks Department and Engineering Department sign agreements that will help solve waste management and infrastructure monitoring challenges in a new way.

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29.06.21

Municipal compensation scheme to local businesses - Part III

On 25 June 2021, Kristiansand municipality has been awarded new funds from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD). The funds will be used as a compensation scheme for...

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09.06.21

Municipal compensation scheme to local businesses - Part II

Kristiansand municipality has been awarded funding and has NOK 14 088 000 from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD). 14 088 000 from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD) available for...

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08.06.21

Employment opportunities in Southern Norway

Even though corona is still holding a tight grip on some industries, there are many exciting jobs to apply for in the Kristiansand area right now. I...

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20.05.21

Welcome back to the South

In June, Aksel Lund Svindal is taking ten former sports stars to southern Norway to record a new season of 'The Champions' for NRK. This...

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29.04.21

First municipality in national innovation initiative

Kristiansand is the first municipality in Norway to invite innovation environments to solve municipal challenges in new ways. The challenges are announced as a...

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30.03.21

Grant scheme for businesses - coronavirus pandemic 2021

Grants are now available for projects and measures aimed at businesses and strengthening the region's competitiveness.

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10.03.21

Municipal compensation scheme, with overview of allocations

Kristiansand municipality has been awarded and received NOK 10.34 million from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD). 10.34 million from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization (KMD) for the municipal compensation scheme for...

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22.01.21

EEA and Norway Grants

Does your company want to participate in international European projects to build knowledge, networks and possible new business opportunities? Read about the possibilities for...

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07.01.21

New year and new opportunities in Southern Norway

The new year starts with a number of exciting job opportunities in Southern Norway. Take a look at the links below if you are interested in a management position at Morrow...

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17.11.20

Tailor-made courses for retail, hospitality and tourism businesses

The theme is sustainability and the aim is to implement profitable sustainability measures and become Eco-Lighthouse certified.

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20.04.20

Compensation scheme for businesses

The scheme is intended to compensate part of the unavoidable fixed costs of businesses that are severely affected by the infection control measures, either because they have been...

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16.04.20

Business helpline for businesses

We have set up a helpline on the national business support measures in cooperation with several business stakeholders.

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10.11.19

Planning work in Kristiansand

On 01.01.2020, the municipalities of Søgne, Songdalen and Kristiansand will be merged into a new and larger municipality. Just like companies, municipalities, cities and towns must...

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21.10.19

Kristiansand companies invest in Qingdao

China's adventurous growth over the past decades has ensured an ever-increasing middle class - approaching 500 million. That means unprecedented opportunities for...

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23.08.19

- This idea stuck in my head

On the half-finished Varodd Bridge in Kristiansand, Norway, Max Trommer came up with the idea of a robot that can be used to bind iron.

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14.05.19

Brexit - What will it mean for Norwegian business

The Chamber of Commerce, together with Fædrelandsvennen, Civita, Kristiansand Business Region and SR-BANK, invites you to the breakfast seminar "Brexit - What will it...

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02.05.19

China visit to Kristiansand!

Through our new cooperation with the Chinese city of Qingdao, we are creating interest in the Kristiansand region in China. This week we received a visit from an exciting...

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19.03.19

What does Brexit mean for your business?

Brexit and the UK's future relationship with the EU have been - and continue to be - fraught with uncertainty. For business and the public...

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20.02.19

Great opportunities: Supplier meeting for the establishment of a biofuel factory in Åmli

Biozin Holding AS is in the process of establishing a full-scale production facility for advanced bio crude oil, biozin at Jordøya in Åmli. The design phase is...

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07.12.18

Southern Norway, full of unknown world champions

Southern Norway is often associated with sun, summer, sandy beaches and great vacations. That's part of Southern Norway, but the region has so much more to offer than this.

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18.10.18

Become a supplier to Kristiansand municipality

All our procurement procedures are competitive. The higher the value of what is to be purchased, the stricter the rules for carrying out the purchase.

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15.10.18

Kristiansand delegation to China

In connection with the royal couple's visit to China, Mayor Harald Furre and representatives from the business community in Southern...

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19.09.18

Young international urban planners to work on New Kristiansand

September 24-28, young planners from all over the world will gather in Søgne, Songdalen and Kristiansand. 60 master students from NMBU at Ås, and 20 planners...

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11.09.18

A leading European region for sustainable innovation

There are great opportunities in Agder for new growth in areas such as aquaculture, mineral extraction, renewable energy, tourism and health, concludes...

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27.06.18

Kristiansand wins the national award for Attractive City 2018

Monica Mæland, Minister of Local Government and Modernization, presented the award at the town square in Kristiansand on June 18th.

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19.06.18

Realize your dreams in Southern Norway

The Kristiansand region has an entrepreneurial culture few in the country can match.

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05.06.18

- I can't think of a better place to study than Southern Norway

A good academic and social student environment, close dialogue with lecturers and affordable housing costs are some of the reasons why UiA is a clear favorite...

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05.06.18

Business Region Kristiansand in new premises

Business Region Kristiansand, KRS/BIZ, was launched with a "launch" on August 17, 2017 on the full rigger Sørlandet in Arendal. On Tuesday, May 29, the...

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02.05.18

Best city in this year's local government survey

Once again, Kristiansand municipality comes out best among the big cities in this year's municipal barometer organized by Kommunal Rapport.

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