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How to do successful business in Africa

Arntzen de Besche, Nordekon and Africa Innovation Network invite you to join our seminar 5 September. At this seminar we will learn how Nordic companies do successful business with an impact in Africa.

Target Group

Companies already operating in Africa and companies looking at doing business in Africa. Funding institutions, educational organisations working in the healthcare industry in Africa, logistic companies, distributors, Diplomats and others interested in doing business in Africa.


Flemming Sørensen, CEO, Nordekon (DK)

Flemming will open todays seminar with facts and figures, complemented with a warm up quiz about business in Africa. He will also present today´s programme and a short presentation of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK and the ambition behind

The speaking companies

Meet some of the most inspiring and innovative Nordic companies that make Africa leap frog with their solutions, products and services in Africa and further comply with several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG´s). Learn also how to sell, distribute and produce your products in Africa. 

Todays speaking companies have operations in more that 11 countries all over Africa.

Speaking company 1: 

DIFFER Group (N)

Partner, Mr. Tom Erichsen  

Carbon efficient techologies and energy saving reductions in Africa.

Speaking company 2: 

Hotel Online (N)

Founder, CEO, Mr. Harvar Bauck  

Free Hotel Management System

Speaking company 3: 

Nor-Shipping (N)

Ms. Silje Bareksten, Head of Sustainability and Technology, 

Nor-Shipping is at the centre of the oceans. This is where the maritime and ocean industries meet every two years – a natural hub for key decision makers from across the world to connect, collaborate and do deals to unlock new business opportunity. This is your arena for ocean solutions.

Speaking company 4

RemovAid (N)

Clinical Liaison, Valerie Robertson

RemovAid develops a unique medical device enabling health care staff to remove single-rod contraceptive implants in a standardized way. RemovAid is proud to be the winner of DNB Healthcare Prize 2018. RemovAid is an ISO13485 certified company that develops and manufactures sterile class medical devices for subdermal implant removals. The contraceptive implant is a rod inserted under the skin to prevent pregnancy. RemovAid has patent protection for the removal of any rod-shaped implant under the skin.

Practical information

Venue: Arntzen de Besche, Bygdøy Allé 2, 0257 Oslo 
Date: September 5th, 2019 from 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm 
Registration: Register for the seminar here 

Coffee, water and snacks will be served during the seminar as we will have many networking breaks enabling you to discuss and share experiences.