Collaboration is important to Grenland’s business community – large and small businesses alike. Companies, customers, suppliers and knowledge environments within the region’s biggest industries collaborate on knowledge-sharing and innovation through larger clusters and networks. Many other members of Grenland’s business community come together in several of the region’s business organisations, where the focus is on collaboration and shared meeting places for the businesses.

Green Industry Cluster
Industrial Green Tech’s ambition is to be the world’s first climate-positive industrial region and supply green technological solutions to the global market. The cluster brings together leading businesses and knowledge actors within innovative green tech in Telemark. Green Industry Cluster is an independent multidisciplinary network organisation orientated in particular towards companies in Vestfold and Telemark working within the industry and technology sector (land-based and offshore).
IKT Telemark is a joint interest organisation for ICT businesses and others with an interest in ICT. Grenland Business Association is the joint organisation for the business community in Skien and Porsgrunn. It promotes the interests of the region’s business community in various fora and facilitates shared meeting places for its members.

 

Other business/town-centre organisations

There are also a number of smaller business and town-centre organisations in the various municipalities, for example: