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Last chance: Singapore - your gateway to growth in Asia

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Last chance: Singapore - your gateway to growth in Asia

NBAS and Innovation Norway warmly welcome you to an after-lunch event in Oslo, Norway, with focus on doing business in Singapore and South East Asia! The event is supported by Oslo Business Region and Singapore Norway Chamber of Commerce.

Singapore is developing as one of the world’s leading business hubs. Whether you are running a start-up with international aspirations or are working in an internationally focused company, setting up shop in Singapore could be a significant step in your go-to market strategy.

With many global accelerators in the city state, Singapore can help you start your business from scratch. Singapore is not only at the doorstep of Southeast Asia’s emerging middle class, but also to the wider Asia region and the rest of the world.

In preparation for the upcoming Singapore Norway Innovation Conference (SNIC) on 5 March 2020 in Singapore, we are hosting a mini summit in Oslo on 19 December.

200 Norwegian companies are already present in Singapore. Team Norway - NBAS, The Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway provide a good foundation for doing business in Singapore - a country which holds top rankings for innovation and ease of doing business.

Venue: Wikborg Rein, Dronning Mauds gate 11, Oslo

Time: Thursday 19 December from 1 pm – 4 pm

Cost: Free of charge

RSVP by mail to by 18 December at 12 noon.

Kindly note that there are limited seats available and registration is binding.


1:00 pm: Registration, coffee and mingling

1:20 pm: Welcome and opening remarks by NBAS executive director, Mr Anders Hegre

1:35 pm: The big picture: Mr Pål Kastmann, Head of Innovation Norway in Singapore: what is the demand and the market within different sectors in Singapore / South East Asia

1:50 pm: Seven in seven – Seven speakers tell their story in seven minutes (Anne Solhaug Tutar from Antler Norway, Espen Gylvik from Cyviz, William Klippgen from Cocoon Capital, Tapi Roll from Salescreen, Erik Ingvoldstad from EedenBull, Andreas Wisloeff Samuelsen from Connexus and Magnus Lande from DNV GL).

2:50 pm: Panel discussion: Criteria for succeeding in the Singaporean /South East Asia market with Q&A. Moderator: Mr Gaute Hagerup, CEO Oslo Business Region

3:55pm Closing remarks by NBAS

4:00pm Event concludes. Continued by a networking session at Stopp Pressen in Munchs gate.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Providing a forum on an organized and continuing basis for Norwegian organizations and their executives

Founded in 1993, the Norwegian Business Association (Singapore) was established as a continuation of the Norwegian Industrial Forum, but with a broader scope. Close to 200 Norwegian companies are established in Singapore. These companies represent one of the highest concentration of Norwegian business interests in any city in the world outside Norway.

NBAS is a major player in the Norwegian Community, and organizes a range of events through the year. Lunch meetings with an invited guest speaker are held around 8 times a year.

The Norwegian Seafood Dinner held once a year is a good opportunity to bring your local business associates for a dinner with an amazing range of delicious seafood courses, and when it comes to sports, our famous Peer Gynt Golf Tournament is a very popular event.

NBAS is also actively involved in promoting trade, investments, finance and industry between Norway and Singapore using all appropriate channels in both countries.

The members of NBAS are active in various sectors. During the last years NBAS has chosen to carry out sector specific seminars such as the Norway-Singapore Energy Conference and the Sustainable Marine Transportation seminars.

This was a good example of cooperation between NBAS, Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Embassy and the Norwegian business community in Singapore.

Norwegian Business Association (Singapore)
c/o Royal Norwegian Embassy, 16 Raffles Quay, #44-01 Hong Leong Building
048581 Singapore