Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Norwegian Business Awards

Norwegian Business Awards (NBA) is brought to life by the Norwegian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce to bring out and acknowledge the Estonian companies that have succeeded in innovating or growing their business, especially in cooperation with Norway.

Excellence in Innovation Award recognises an Estonian established company that, through innovation, has challenged the conventional thinking on their market or industry, and seen positive commercial outcome as a result. The innovation could, for example, be in product design/development, manufacturing process, working practice, distribution logic or customer service.

Excellence in Growth Award will be given to an Estonian business that shows excellence in extensive growth and evidence of a sustained annual growth of 10 % or more during the last 3 years. Growth driven by increased export activities will be seen as an advantage, especially if it can be linked to bilateral trade between Estonia and Norway.

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  • Time to fill in the applications: 30.09.2021
  • Evaluation by the jury
  • Announcement of finalists
  • Award ceremony: 07.10.2021

Pre-registration for the event is required


Excellence in Innovation 2019


Cybernetica is a research and development intensive ICT company that develops and sells mission-critical software technologies and services, maritime surveillance and radio communications solutions. Cybernetica has been an active counterpart in developing critical e-Government systems, such as the Estonian X-Road, i-Voting, e-Customs and others. Today Cybernetica delivers its systems to across 35 countries in the world to the verticals such as governments, telecommunication, healthcare, cybersecurity, defence, finance etc.

Excellence in Growth 2019


Helmes is there for companies, organisations and states are in need of automation and digitalization with 570+ experts, 35M EUR turnover. For the last 15 years, Helmes has been building the e-gov in fields such as central government, e-voting, e-justice, social services (Digital e-prescription, 2011 awarded as the best e-service, more than 11 mil prescriptions issued every year via our system, Eesti Töötukassa – selfservice environment for emloyees, unemployed and Töötukassa stuff. Idea is to make as many procedures as possible online, fluxLoop: analysis of mass movement data in ski resort centres, zoos, cinemas, airports and similar), agriculture, e-health (Sarcoma app together with Netlife Design and Sarkomer), utilities, municipalities.