The economy of Nordland County is strongly globalized. Companies located in Nordland deliver excellent goods and services within several industries including metal, mineral and chemicals, seafood, tourism and leisure. Innovative new companies have developed in the field of petro-maritime as well as various business service sector. These companies often face strong global competition. In order to be competitive they continually need to innovate, both by developing new products and services, expanding into new markets and by improving the organization and productivity of the company.
Nordland County is part of the Smart Specialisation platform (S3) in the European Commission. Nordland County Council has develop the innovation strategy for Nordland as a smart specialisation strategy for Nordland.
Read the innovation policy for Nordland her (PDF, 2 MB).