Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is one of the largest law firms in Norway with 185 lawyers. The firm has a strong international focus; advising leading national and global companies for decades from its offices in Norway and Singapore. Simonsen Vogt Wiig advises on domestic and cross border transactions within many industry sectors such as technology, oil and gas, banking and finance real estate, aviation and shipping.

SVW is ranked #1 among law firms in Norway on the dimension “forefront of digitalisation” in the customer survey conducted by Prospera. With passion for teamwork and the capability to always look forward, their lawyers have the skills and knowledge to solve the most challenging problems and the largest assignments.


The Norwegian University of Life Sciences’ (NMBU) mission is to create knowledge for life – to contribute to the well-being of the planet and help solve the biggest global challenges of our time by means of interdisciplinary research and education, innovation, communication, national and international cooperation. Through this work, NMBU enables people all over the world to tackle global environmental and sustainable development challenges – improving human and animal health, renewable energy sources, food production, and land and resource management.

Founded in 1859, NMBU offers its 6700 students 64 study programs. Campus Ås houses Norway’s largest interdisciplinary academic environment in the life sciences, and as of 2021, offers world-class facilities for veterinary medicine.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, they work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

BCG’s diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. The company works in a uniquely collaborative model, fueled by the goal of helping clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.


COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through their unique 360° approach. With offices all around the world, COWI combines global presence with local knowledge to take on projects anywhere in the world. COWI is involved in more than 10,000 projects. In Norway, there are approximately 1300 employees. Together with their customers, COWI creates coherence in tomorrow’s sustainable societies.

Geelmuyden Kiese

At Geelmuyden Kiese, they combine many different areas of expertise within communication to give your company or organization the position and credibility it deserves in meeting the outside world. They do not work with communication for the sake of communication, but because they want to shift power.

Kruse Larsen

The foundation for success starts with solid political insight and experience. Kruse Larsen offers their clients Norway’s strongest team of advisors within public affairs, strategic communications, and crisis management. Kruse Larsen has battle-tested experience in handling business-critical political processes and media situations, anticipating challenges foreign companies may face in Norway. It is this competence and expertise Kruse Larsen offers their clients. Regardless of their needs, Kruse Larsen comprises proud professionals who always go the extra mile to help strategically, tactically, and operationally to champion clients’ business goals.


Merck is a leading science and technology company with specialists in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. Globally, more than 60,000 employees work to make a difference in people’s lives; from advancing gene editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices.

Merck was founded in 1668. The family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed company. Merck holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the business sectors of Merck operate as EMD Serono in healthcare, MilliporeSigma in life science, and EMD Performance Materials.


Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Takeda’s passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in the company’s distinguished history in Japan since 1781. Takeda has a presence in approximately 80 countries, delivering highly innovative medicines and transformative care for patients around the world. In Norway, Takeda is based in Asker with around 245 employees.

Amazon Web Services

For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has continually expanded its services to support virtually any cloud workload and now has more than 200 fully featured services for storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 84 Availability Zones within 26 geographic regions, with announced plans for 24 more Availability Zones and eight more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the UAE. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.



Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With its focus on preventing, alleviating, and treating diseases and providing a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed, and plant-based raw materials, Bayer’s innovative products are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time – reflecting the company’s purpose, science for a better life. Bayer Norway is headquartered in Oslo and employs 155 people. Bayer’s vision is: Health for all, Hunger for none.