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Presentation of the Bergen Region, can be used by anyone who need facts about the Bergen region for their own presentations; as a whole or only parts of it. Available also in Norwegian and nynorsk at www.brb.no.

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Region Bergen presentation

  1. 1. Business in the Bergen Region
  2. 2. The Bergen Region
  3. 3. A Dynamic Growth Region The Bergen region has the strong knowledge clusters essential for creating a dynamic growth region. Priority sectors: • ENERGY SECTOR: Oil, gas and renewable energy • MARITIME SECTOR: Ship owners, shipyards, service companies and suppliers • MARINE SECTOR: Fisheries, aquaculture and other marine products • ADVENTURE, CULTURE AND TRAVEL • MEDIA AND CULTURE BASED BUSINESSES: Media, design, film and music • The region also has significant ICT and financial sectors
  4. 4. 30 000 students 4 000 scientists • University of Bergen • Norwegian School of Economics • Bergen University College • Bergen Academy of Art and Design • Norwegian School of Management, • Stord/Haugesund University College • Bergen School of Architecture • Royal Norwegian Naval Academy Science • UiB: Four Norwegian Centers of Excellence • UiB: Marine research and Global research • Christian Michelsen Research. Research center • Uni Research: Research company, 500 scientists • Institute of Marine Research 95 per cent claim that the Bergen Region has good Research Environment
  5. 5. A Strong Oil and Gas Region Key figures 2012: 25,4 BEUR turnover 5,2 BEUR value creation 32 600 employees 1 494 companies Value creation: The sum of operational result plus wages
  6. 6. The Energy Sector • Norway’s leading region for operations, production and maintenance. Uptime Centre of Competence • 60 percent of Statoil’s operatorships on the Norwegian continental shelf are run from Bergen. • Central region for technological research and development – strong R&D environments with several centers of expertise. • Centre Mongstad is the world’s largest facility for testing and improving CO2 capture technologies, a vital part of the CCS value chain. • World leading subsea knowledge – Norwegian Centre of Expertise Subsea. • Hordaland county is the largest hydro power producer • Offshore windmills, fixed and floating, through two cluster initiatives: Arena NOW and NORCOWE
  7. 7. 18 per cent of the Norwegian Maritime Turnover is in the Bergen Region Key figures 2012: 11 BEUR turnover 2,5 BEUR value creation 22 600 employees 1 317 companies Maritime Bergen The industrial shipping capital
  8. 8. Bergen – a World Marine Capital Key figurs 2012: 3,3 BEUR turnover 0,4 BEUR value creation 3 500 employees 900 companies
  9. 9. Innovation and Research in Bergen • Bergen is the proud capital of a world leading environment of marine expertise. • Among our research institutions you find: – The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) – National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) – University of Bergen (UiB) – Christian Michelsen Research (CMR) – NOFIMA – UNI Research
  10. 10. Adventure, Culture and Travel The most exciting place for culture- and nature-based adventures in the Nordic region Key figures 2012: 1,8 BEUR turnover 0,7 BEUR value creation 15 800 employees 3 478 companies
  11. 11. Media City Bergen New innovative Media Cluster Media, design, film and music are growing businesses Key figures 2012: 1,1 BEUR turnover 0,4 BEUR value creation 5 000 employees 8 000 companies
  12. 12. • Bergen has the second largest financial sector in the country • Solid ICT environment Key figures 2011: FINANCE: 83 BEUR total assets 5 500 employees 113 companies ICT: 5000 employees 1 BEUR turnover 2 300 companies
  13. 13. Export of traditional goods from Hordaland 1999-2012 (MNOK) 64 007 0 10 000 20 000 30 000 40 000 50 000 60 000 70 000 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
  14. 14. Fylker etter eksportverdi 2011 og 2012, i millioner kroner 0 20000 40000 60000 Svalbard Hedmark Ukjent fylkesopprinnelse Aust-Agder Oppland Finnmark Troms Akershus Oslo Nord-Trøndelag Opprinnelse fra flere fylker Sogn og Fjordane Buskerud Sør-Trøndelag Østfold Telemark Nordland Vestfold Vest-Agder Prod. i utlandet/direkte transitt Møre og Romsdal Rogaland Hordaland 2011 2012
  15. 15. Thank You for Your Attention

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