Norway’s official marketplace for green technology.
The Explorer is a free matchmaking service for connecting global challenges with green solutions. It is Norway’s official marketplace for green technology.
“The world is facing increasing economic, social and environmental challenges,” says Helene Friis, Head of Norway’s The Explorer. “But, at the same time, the world is full of companies with more advanced technology than ever before.”
“What we need, is a tool to match the challenges with the companies that can solve them. That is why we created The Explorer,” says Friis.
How The Explorer works
The Explorer is an initiative of the Norwegian government and owes much of its structure to the Global Opportunity Explorer.
“Norway is a pioneer in sustainability. The country is taking an active role in helping the world to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” says Friis.
“The Explorer will give the entire world access to vetted, high-quality technology from Norway.”
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All solutions on The Explorer are linked to specific Sustainable Development Goals and help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or other negative impact on the environment.
“The Explorer employs a free matchmaking function to connect buyers and investors from around the world with relevant Norwegian companies,” says Friis.
“The platform delivers solutions across a spectrum of industries, from green shipping and environmental technologies to food production and smart cities.”