Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

BUSINESS IN EST/NOR

NECC is a non-profit membership based business association with more than 40 members for companies with Norwegian-Estonian share capital, management or co-operation.

 

Norway and Nordic countries are the largest investors in the Baltic countries. Norwegian investments have grown the fastest during last 10 years. There are over 1000 companies with Norwegian capital in the Baltic States today, almost 400 of them locate in Estonia. Nordic countries are also the largest trading partners for the Baltic countries. There are thousands of Norwegian companies with partners in the Baltic States.

Why do business in Estonia?

  1. We do things fast! You can establish company online in 15 minutes and do the taxes in 3minutes.
  2. 0% corporate income tax on undistributed profits
  3. Estonia is a digital society: less hassle means time better spent.
  4. 95% Percentage of Tax Declarations Online
  5. We offer unique e-residency.
  6. Population of just 1.3 million, yet produces more start-ups per head than any other country in Europe.

BUSINESS IN ESTONIA

Invest in Estonia (by Enterprise Estonia)

Allan Selirand
Head of Estonian Investment Agency
allan.selirand@eas.ee
+372 627 9781

The Estonian Investment Agency (EIA), a part of Enterprise Estonia, is a government agency promoting foreign investments in Estonia and assisting international companies in finding business opportunities in Estonia.

Doing business With Estonia

Raido Lember
Deputy Director
raido.lember@eas.ee
+372 627 9369

The Estonian Investment Agency (EIA), a part of Enterprise Estonia, is a government agency promoting foreign investments in Estonia and assisting international companies in finding business opportunities in Estonia.

Work in Estonia works towards simplifying the process for local companies to employ overseas experts. Work in Estonia is a program led by Enterprise Estonia.

Estonian Investment Agency

Raido Lember
Deputy Director
raido.lember@eas.ee
+372 627 9781

EIA offers comprehensive, one-stop investment consultancy services, free of charge, which are always tailored to meet potential and existing investors’ precise needs.

Statistics Estonia

Tel: +372 625 9300
(Mon-Fri 8:00-17:00)
E-mail: stat@stat.ee


Statistics Estonia (abbreviation SE) is a government agency in the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task of Statistics Estonia is to provide public institutions, business and research circles, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information on the economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.

Estonian Research Information System

Tel: +372 730 0373
Soola 8, Tartu 51013
E-mail: etis@etag.ee

Estonian Clusters

Tallinn Enterprise Department
Tel. 640 4218
ettevotlus@tallinnlv.ee

In Estonia, clusters and joint activities are supported at the national level within the framework of three Enterprise Estonia (EAS) programmes: the first for the development of technological development centres, the second for cluster development and the third for competence centres.

The list of Estonian Professional Associations.

The Tallinn Enterprise Department

Krista Kink
+372 640 4225
ettevotlus@tallinnlv.ee

All the business-related information for startups and operating businesses is available on this page.

Ober Haus 2018 Real Estate Market Report

Tarmo Kase
tarmo.kase@ober-haus.ee
+372 665 9700

The most active post-crisis office space developments are taking place in Tallinn due to the demand for higher quality and well-located premises. In total eight new projects were completed in 2017 bringing 41,500 sqm of office space to the market.

PWC Doing Business in Estonia

Ebbe Käo
Marketing and Communications Leader
+372 6141 800

For succeeding in today’s economy one needs to stay ahead of the competition. PwC guide opens up the opportunities for doing business and investing in Estonia. For specific business advice please contact us.

Est companies’ background info

info@inforegister.ee
+372 744 6645
www.inforegister.ee

Inforegister.ee continuously updates data about businesses and board members from public records, the Internet, and other sources. Various data from those sources are carefully linked to each other and then made available for supporting your decision-making. Descriptions of companies, their contact information, quarterly financials and other details are updated also by member companies.

E-Residency is a new digital nation for global citizens, powered by the Republic of Estonia.
E-Residency offers the freedom to easily start and run a global business in a trusted EU environment.

This online book is a useful tool for all the employers looking to hire foreign specialists to work in Estonia. It covers all the basic subjects from formalities to free time gathered into a beautiful publication with additional links and sources to make relocating to Estonia easy for everyone.

The Doing Business

www.doingbusiness.org doingbusiness@worldbank.org


The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level.

Sample contracts in English

info@workinestonia.com



Contracts, agreements, descriptions and much more…

How to Set Up Business in Estonia

Karolina Ullman
Attorney at law, Partner
ku@njordlaw.ee
+372 66 76 444

This guide is aimed at companies and intended as a general guide highlighting the legal issues connected with setting up a business in Estonia. It is not the intention to provide comprehensive legal advice on applicable laws or other issues in connection with conducting business in Estonia.

Culture.ee

kultuur.info@estinst.ee
+372 631 4355


Culture.ee portal opens the entrance to the Estonian cultural landscape. The entrants of the web portal will find a unique event calendar, which publicises the cultural events taking place in both larger and smaller places of Estonia in all their variety. The calendar is complemented by an overview of Estonian cultural events taking place abroad. In addition to Estonian, the event information is available in the portal in English and Russian.

Estonian Institute

Katrin Maiste
Executive director
katrin.maiste@estinst.ee

The Institute’s information and culture points operated in various places in Western Europe and Scandinavia, and quite a few developed into an embassy of the Republic of Estonia in the course of restoring diplomatic relations. Soon things took their normal course and the Institute focused on conveying information about Estonia and promoting its culture. Supported by the state, it has become a serious institution to carry out cultural politics.

Research areas in Estonia

research@estonia.eu



Here is an overview of the different research fields, with highlights of the best current achievements in each field by our researchers.

FUNDS AND GRANTS FOR BUSINESSES IN ESTONIA

EEA and Norway Grants

EEA Grants – Norway Grants
Financial Mechanism Office
info-fmo@efta.int
+32 (0) 2 286 1711

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on 9 May 2017 signed new cooperation agreements with Estonia on new programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more. AREAS OF SUPPORT: Business Development and Innovation, Research and Education, Local Development and Poverty Reduction, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Civil Society, Social Dialogue – Decent Work

Norway Grants Green ICT Program

Anari Lilleoja
Programme Manager
anari.lilleoja@eas.ee
+372 627 9452

Green ICT programme aims to stimulate and develop innovation-led long-term business cooperation between Estonia and Norway. Development of innovative products, services, processes and sustainable entrepreneurship are supported.

Enterprise Estonia services

Enterprise Estonia
Lasnamäe 2, 11412 Tallinn Estonia
eas@eas.ee
+372 6 279 700

Established in 2000, Enterprise Estonia (EAS) promotes business and regional policy in Estonia and is one of the largest institutions within the national support system for entrepreneurship by providing financial assistance, counselling, cooperation opportunities and training for entrepreneurs, research institutions, the public and non-profit sectors.

Horizon 2020 in Estonia

Estonian Research Council
Soola 8, Tartu, Estonia
etag@etag.ee
+372 730 0324

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Archimedes Structual Funds in Estonia

SA Archimedes
L.Koidula 13a, Tallinn 10125, ESTONIA
info@archimedes.ee
+372 699 9399

Archimedes Foundation Structural Funds Agency is accredited as an implementing agency for the programming period of 2014-2020 by the Government of the Republic. The main tasks of the Structural Support Unit are to assess project applications in the area of Research and Development, to consult applicants, to make outpayments and check the eligibility of costs.

OUR MISSION
Serve as a business network for cooperation between Norwegian and Estonian companies in Estonia. Promote Norwegian companies, cooperation, competence and business values. Inform the politicians and legislators about the needs of our members. Cooperate with relevant organizations and stakeholders.
OUR VISION
The best Norwegian Chamber abroad.
OUR VALUES
Sustainability: We promote sustainability, transparency and long-term perspective and work to improve the local business environment. Sharing knowledge: We believe in building an inclusive and informal business community where members can meet and exchange experiences.
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