For companies based in Grenland, there are several sources of expertise and financing you can approach for advice and support. The set-up is wide in reach, offering various services intended to help everything from new start-ups to big companies conducting major R&D and innovation projects.

Innovation Norway helps both entrepreneurs and established businesses, providing services within financing, consultancy, expertise, networking and profile-raising.

The Research Council of Norway offers research and innovation financing to the business community, public sector and research institutions.

The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) provides guarantees for loans, investments and product deliveries to Norwegian businesses, their customers and banks on behalf of the state.

The main aim of the EU network South-east Norway is to stimulate the public and private sectors and academia to obtain funding from the EU Research and Innovation Programme “Horizon 2020”.

The Regional Research Fund for Vestfold and Telemark offers financing for projects that help to tackle the region’s particular challenges, and that benefit businesses and the public sector.