Bionow is the membership organisation for the biomedical and life-sciences industry in the North of England. Bionow has more than 1000 member companies. Cels – Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences – in Newcastle has in July 2012 merged with Bionow.www.bionow.co.uk
Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECCI) is the largest business representation organization in the country. As of January 2012, the ECCI has almost 3200 members. The mission of the Chamber is to develop entrepreneurship in Estonia. The ECCI is an active partner to the parliament, government and ministries in designing the economic policy and climate. Whenever tax policies, corporate law, laws on property and obligations, foreign trade and EU-related issues or professional qualification is discussed, the Chamber speaks actively on behalf of the Estonian business community.
The ECCI provides several business-related services – consultation (legal, foreign trade, EU-related), business match-making (trade missions, trade fair visits, presentations), information services (business contacts, co-operation proposals etc.), training and foreign trade documents. ECCI assists foreign companies in establishing contacts with Estonian entrepreneurs as well as in introducing Estonian economy and investment environment. We receive business delegations and prepare the necessary programme. www.koda.ee
supports Norwegian companies in developing their competitive advantages and to enhance innovations through providing competence, advisories, promotional services and international networks.
Invest in France
Invest in France in Stockholm
assists Swedish companies or companies in the Nordic countries with information about the various opportunities that France can offer.With 65 million inhabitants, France is the second-largest consumer market in Europe after Germany and the fifth-largest economy in the world. France is the leading tourist destination in the world and it was also the fourth largest recipient of foreign direct investment in Europe in 2010.
invest Halland have a collaboration with the Netherlands Embassy's department for Economy & Trade
.The main task of the Economy & Trade Department of the Netherlands Embassy in Stockholm is to promote Dutch economy, Dutch commercial interests in Sweden and bilateral cooperation for example by helping Dutch companies into Swedish markets and assisting Swedish importers and agents in finding Dutch suppliers.
Oslo Chamber of Commerce
Olso Chamber of Commerce is a member organization started in 1908. The chamber is a branch independent service organization working on both the local, national and international levels in order to develop and support business operations. The chamber in Oslo is cooperating with the other 15 chambers in Norway and belongs also to a network with 14.000 chambers all over the world – www.chamber.no
Podlaska Regional Development Foundation (PRDF)
Podlaska Regional Development Foundation (PRDF) was established in 1994 by the following institutional founding bodies:
- Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bialystok
- Bialystok Region
- Solidarity Trade Union
- Podlasko-Mazurskie Trade Union
- Bialystok Voivode
PRDF is involved in a number of activities with the aim to bridge the gaps in the present infrastructure of business support initiatives. www.pfrr.pl/123.page
Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the USA
Our mission is to facilitate and support trade, commerce and investment between the US and Sweden. We help Swedish companies find the right partners in the US and vice versa. By using a wide network and contact generating tools and methods we ensure that products, services and information are presented in the right way to the right people. We can help you connect to the right people, in the right time at the right place. www.sacc-usa.org
Swedish-Norwegian cluster cooperation
Region Halland is participating in the new Swedish-Norwegian cluster project, which just now initiates a cooperation between medtech, e-health and care technology clusters in the Nordic area.
The intention is that the cooperation between the clusters and their member companies will create growth and lead to that the Nordic area takes the lead in development of innovations and in increasing the number of succesful start-up companies in the mentioned sectors. Oslo Medtech is the project owner.
The German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce
The German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Sweden has around 50 employees, who are experts on Germany and Sweden. As a part of the German foreign chamber organization, AHK, they have also a very well established cooperation with the 80 regional chambers, IHK, in Germany, which all together aims to function as the natural door opener to Germany and Sweden. The German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Sweden is
representative for Germany Trade and Invest – www.handelskammer.se
The Trade Commissioner Service at the Canadian Embassy in Sweden
Canada has one of the best business climates in the world. We at the Trade Commissioner Service in Stockholm can for free assist you in developing your business opportunities with Canada through introducing you to: suppliers and exporters, business contacts and information about business opportunities, partners for strategic alliances and research projects. One of Canada’s 35,000 exporters has perhaps just what you are looking for. We can identify suppliers, who suit your specific needs. We assist you in finding suitable co-operation opportunities and answer of questions regarding investments in Canada. www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca
West Pomerania Economic Development Association
Enterprise Europe Network operating by West Pomerania Economic Development Association in Poland assists entrepreneurs wishing to go international. Specialized advisory concerning legal issues and funding opportunities, matchmaking event organizations, partner search and much more - www.zsrg.szczecin.pl