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Press Release: Nordic Innovation and Team Nordics bring creative and cultural companies to New York

  • Published 13/12/2017
  • Last updated 14/12/2017
Nordic Innovation and Team Nordics in New York offer an Entrepreneurial Marketing program for Nordic CCI companies to succeed internationally.

New application deadline for spring program: 15 February 2018


Nordic Innovation and Team Nordics in New York are offering an opportunity to participate in the Entrepreneurial Marketing program for Nordic companies in the Creative and Cultural Industries (CCIs). CCIs have numerous skills and methods contributing to innovation and the transformation of the ever-changing world of tomorrow.


-We are very happy to support this project. The CCI is important in the Nordics, and this will allow companies to aquire knowledge and skills valuable to them and our region as a whole, says Anna-Maija Sunnanmark, Senior Adviser at Nordic Innovation.   


The goal of the Entrepreneurial Marketing program is for these companies to increase their competence within sales, marketing and branding in one of the world’s most competitive marketplaces: New York.


-New York is one of the world’s largest cultural hubs, and we are excited to offer Nordic entrepreneurs access to that industry and network, says Hege V. Barnes, Chairman of Nordic Innovation House - New York.  


-In Team Nordics we have helped build and grow the local ecosystem for Nordic entrepreneurs in New York, and the program will give startups a workplace in the newly opened Nordic Innovation House, as well as training from mentors and experts in the creative industries, she continues.


Companies admitted to the program will:   


  • participate in 2-week Entrepreneurial Marketing Program run by Innovation Norway, with a 2-day kick-off in Oslo and 6-month follow-up after the program
  • receive training from a world-class line up of experts during the program
  • receive a hot-desk at Nordic Innovation House in New York for the month of the program (i.e. May or November 2018), with an option to book a desk for up to two months in the following 12-month period


The Entrepreneurial Marketing program is aimed at CCI companies in an early growth phase with a product in the market or a prototype ready to showcase. The program is targeted towards CCI companies with global growth ambitions, innovative products or services, a team of talented entrepreneurs, and a desire to increase their competence to further develop and grow. 


Read more about the programme here.



For more information, please contact:

Hege Barnes

Tel. +1 212 885 9711




Anna-Maija Sunnanmark

Tel. +47 469 31 967



About Nordic Innovation

Nordic Innovation is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers working to promote cross-border trade and innovation, located in Oslo. The Nordic Council of Ministers is the official inter-governmental body for cooperation in the Nordic region. With 26 million inhabitants in the Nordic region, Nordic Co-operation is one of the most comprehensive regional partnerships anywhere in the world.

About Team Nordics in New York

A unique collaboration between the five Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Supported by Nordic Innovation and Nordic Council of Ministers, they share the mission of building a bridge between the Nordics and the US. They believe in Nordic technology, products and services and what the Nordics have to offer in a global scale

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