Svein Berg

Managing Director/CEO at Nordic Innovation

Svein Berg has a wide and long experience from working with innovation and business development both nationally and internationally. He started as Managing Director at Nordic Innovation in April 2017. He came from the position as Director Region Americas at Innovation Norway where he has worked in various positions since 2006.

Berg also has experience from the private sector, and has previously served as Director at Norway Seafoods ASA and Managing Director of the Norwegian Seafood Council AS. Berg has also served as Senior Vice President in the Norwegian Industrial and Regional Development Fund. He holds a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Oslo.

SESSIONS:

Investing in the New Seafood Value Chain, Tue 8:30

Investing in the Nordic region

ABSTRACT

What do we do when:

–            only 7,15% of the Nordic population have started a business in the last 3,5 years?

–            London has more than 10x the startups the Nordics has and Berlin over 3x?

–            the Nordics is not one of the main hubs able to attract talent?

–            the U.S saw 22x more investments than the Nordics? 

Human Capital and Innovations for the Seafood Industry, Mon 13.20

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