Oslo Science City was launched on Wednesday. The goal is for the area to become a world-leading innovation district.
-”I hope and believe that Oslo Science City will be the story of how the right competence, innovative power, and venture capital merge.”, said Prime Minister Erna Solberg(H) during the unveiling.
Oslo Science City stretches from Majorstuen via Gaustad to Ullevål and Campus Radiumhospitalet, and houses 30,000 students and 7,500 researchers, the University of Oslo, Oslo University Hospital, Research institutes and start-up environments.
City Councilor Raymond Johansen (AP), NHO Chief, Ole Erik Almlid, DNB Chief Kjerstin Braathen, Idar Kreutzer from Finans Norge, and UiO Principal Svein Stølen also participated in the celebration.
In addition, Johan H. Andersen was present, as a result of his company Ferd having bought the NRK site at Marienlyst.
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