Enterprise Estonia. Source: ERR
Enterprise Estonia launches €19 million Estonia-Norway cooperation program
Enterprise Estonia launched a round of applications on Saturday for the main grant scheme of the Estonian-Norwegian cooperation program “Green ICT,” the total budget of which is €18.8 million.
In the framework of the cooperation program, companies will be able to receive support for such activities as digitization of industry, information and communication technology-based product development as well as the development of health technology solutions. Joint projects between Estonian and Norwegian businesses will be preferred, Enterprise Estonia said.
Minister of Foreign Trade and IT Kaimar Karu said that the program has an important role to play in strengthening innovation-related cooperation between Estonia and Norway.
“When it comes to this program, it is also important that support is given to Estonian companies’ innovative ICT projects and solutions for the digitization of industrial enterprises, which will increase the sustainable use of resources, increase their productivity as well as increase their added value and competitiveness,” Karu said in a press release.