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Business Region Bergen
The Bergen Region is known as a vibrant, scenic, creative and industrious part of Norway. The region witch contains more than two-thirds of the population of the Hordaland County on the west coast of Norway, has potential only limited by the imagination.
At the heart of the region is Bergen, known as one of the Europe's great scenic cities, and as the gateway to western Norway. This city is the seat of the Hordaland County administration and home to an impressive number of international companies.
The investment opportunities are many, business development has been a historic strength, recreational activities abound – in other words, there are tremendous opportunities to building both a career and a life here.
 
The main message is; Bergen Region – The Future of Solutions, and the communication process is well underway to show the potential within sectors that include oil & gas, maritime, energy, aquaculture and others.
 
Within R&D, the Bergen Region is unique in Norway,  in the petroleum field, as it is home to a Centre of Expertise (Subsea Technology), a Centre of Excellence (Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research), and a research-based competence building program that is part of the Research Council of Norway. The educational opportunities go hand in hand, and the Bergen Region is home to a thriving student environment.
 
This issue of Norway Exports presents a taste of the possibilities that await you as an investor, business developer, researcher, student – to become one of the thousands who will chose to “Live and Work in Bergen” and to be a part of the future of solutions that this region will experienced.

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