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​​​Smittestopp is an app that will help Norwegian health authorities to limit the transmission of coronavirus. Anonymised data about movement patterns in society from the app are used to develop effective infection control measures. Once a user has downloaded and started to use the Smittestopp app, he or she will be sent a text message if has been in close contact with another Smittestop user who is subsequently diagnosed with  COVID-19. The message will advise about how to limit further…
Innovation Norway has allocated NOK 178 million in an effort to support the country’s internal tourism industry, amid the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the Norwegian Business Ministry announced this week. The main purpose of the move is to promote Norwegian tourism to Norwegians. The Ministry hopes that the citizens will choose their closest holiday country for this summer, under Government approval. The Minister of Trade and Industry asked Innovation Norway to make its marketing the new…
Hack the Crisis Norway is an online hackathon set up to meet the challenges our society is facing as a result of the coronavirus. The event is organised by volunteers from the tech and startup community in Norway. ‍ In a hackathon, people come together to create solutions and concepts from scratch in a short amount of time. Over the course of a weekend, people all over Norway joined forces to create innovative solutions to the corona crisis. Anyone could participate in Hack the Crisis Norway,…