10 reasons for investing in
Greater Bergen


Norway has a strong economy. We have the 2nd highest GDP per capita in Europe, high purchasing power and the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund.


It’s easy to do business in Norway. We’re among the top ten out of 180 countries on the Ease of Doing Business ranking.


Greater Bergen has world-class industries: oil and gas, energy, maritime and seafood sector. More on key industries


Our region is strong in R&D. There is close cooperation between the industry and research institutions.


Our country is rich in natural resources, such as oil and gas, marine resources and forest resources. We also have a surplus of 100% clean hydropower.


Norway is competitive. Ranked among the best on the World Competitiveness Scoreboard.


In Greater Bergen, you will find innovative work places, flat company structures, a competitive workforce and egalitarian values that stimulate innovation.


The Bergen region is a great place to live. Norway ranks first on the annual Human Development Index.


Bergen has an international airport, with good connections in Norway and internationally. Read about Bergen Airport Flesland.


Norway is open, stable and predictable. Political stability and a transparent political system lead to a good and predictable investment climate.