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Innovation Norway’s objective is to be the state’s and the county authorities’ instrument to enhance value-generative business development in Norway. For the purposes of the Norwegian Personal Data Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Innovation Norway is the data controller of the personal data processed by the company.

We have the following contact details:Visiting address: Innovation Norway, Akersgata 13, 0158 Oslo, Norway
Postal address: Innovasjon Norge, P.O. Box 448 Sentrum, 0104 Oslo, Norway
Telephone number: + 47 22 00 25 00
Organisation number: 986 399 445 (registered with the Norwegian Register for Business Enterprises)
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Innovation Norway’s processing of personal data

Innovation Norway processes personal data for twelve different purposes. For each processing purpose, an operational controller has been appointed.

For an overview over:

  • processing purposes;
  • operational controllers;
  • data subjects;
  • personal data processed and legal basis;
  • disclosure of personal data; and
  • transfer of personal data to third countries;

You can download this document:
Processing of personal data (150918).xlsx (Excel document with certain explanatory comments)

Social media

Innovation Norway uses social media to provide information on our activities. If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and other social media, the relevant platform will be responsible for the processing of your personal data.


Cookies are files which contain a small amount of information and are stored on your computer or other device. Cookies allow web sites to for example remember actions or preferences over time. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You may manage cookies by changing your browser settings, but such changes may affect the available functions.

The footer on web sites controlled by Innovation Norway contains information about our use of cookies. We encourage you to read this information.

Other relevant legislation

Innovation Norway is subject to the Norwegian Archives Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Thus, we are legally obligated to:

  • store documentation/information (including personal data) in compliance with the Archives Act for a longer period than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data were processed; and
  • provide access to documentation/information (including personal data) in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (i.e. a disclosure of personal data).

Other relevant legal basis for disclosure of personal data is set out in the item regarding Innovation Norway’s processing of personal data above.