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2 March 2020 - 3 March 2020
Oslo, Norway
Green Industry and ICT Matchmaking

Welcome to the

Norwegian-Bosnian ICT and Business Forum

March 3rd, 2020


This event is organised by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will take place on March 3rd. Norwegian companies which are interested in attending can sign up by registering and choosing attend on the agenda for March 3rd.

Companies which only intend to sign up for the matchmaking on March 2nd will sign up in the same manner, but will only choose the activities on March 2nd.

Participants: representatives from the Norwegian and BiH ICT industry and business communities, interest groups of the Norwegian and Bosnian ICT industry, Innovation Norway, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and BiH. 

Sentralen, Oslo, 3 March 2020


Moderator: Olav Reinertsen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10:30 Welcoming remarks

     · Kristin Melsom, Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
     · Nedim Makarevic, BiH Ambassador to Norway 

10:45 Doing business with Norway and Norwegian companies

      · Introduction to the Norwegian digital industry.
                o Fredrik Syversen, ICT Norway
      · Norwegian Business Opportunities
                o Finn Kristian Aamodt, Director of Invest in Norway (Innovation Norway)

11:30 Doing business with Bosnia-Hercegovina and Bosnian companies

      · General Introduction to the Bosnian market - Investments and trade
               o Mrs. N. Pobrić, FIPA - Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of BiH
      · Bosnian ICT industry, its growth potential and business opportunities for foreign companies
               o Mrs. Tatjana Vucic, BIT Alliance , the union of the IT companies in BiH
      · Doing business in BiH. How to deal with cultural and business challenges?
               o Per Kristian Aasen, SMED Engineering

12:20 Q&A

13:00 Lunch


Closed since 28 February 2020


Sentralen, Oslo, Marble Hall

Organised by


Participants 110
Meetings 106


Belgium 1
Bosnia And Herzegovina 16
Bulgaria 3
Croatia 3
Estonia 10
Greece 2
Latvia 10
Lithuania 12
Norway 53
Poland 20
Romania 7
Slovakia 6
Total 143


Start-up 25
Company 85
University 1
R&D Institution 3
Association/Agency 3
Authority/Government 16
Cluster 4
Other 5
Total 142