28 Hardware Startups in Norway to Watch in 2020

Norway's Hardware sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 28 Norway Hardware startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

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The bank account that does your accounting for you. On a mission to give entrepreneurs the confidence to start and grow a business.

Oslo     $3,091,622  


Xeneta is the leading ocean freight rate benchmarking and market intelligence platform and index.

Oslo   51-100   $28,685,331  


Zwipe is enabling battery-less biometric authentication solutions for payment cards, wearables and beyond

Oslo   11-50   $25,184,313  


Aprila Bank is a highly automated niche bank focusing on intuitive on-the-spot financing solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Oslo   11-50   $21,516,133  


Novelda is a sensor company specializing in nanoscale wireless low-power technology for ultra-high resolution impulse radar.

Oslo   11-50   $39,000,000  


Ardoq is an Enterprise Intelligence Graph for Compliance, Governance, and Digital Transformation.

Oslo   11-50   $5,328,621  

Urban Sharing

Urban Sharing is a fleet management platform for shared micromobility.

Oslo   11-50   $12,271,067  


OptiNose develops nasal drug delivery technologies and combined drug and device therapies.

Oslo   101-250   $251,433,477  


Soundrop is a social music application that enables users to listen, vote, and interact about songs with their friends.

Oslo   11-50   $6,400,000  


Norwegian Digital Craftsmenship: Dogu specialises in data visualisation on screens and currently operates two SaaS platforms.

Trondheim   11-50   $20,000,000  


SammeVei is the leading ridesharing app in Norway and working on developing a software for the urban commute of the autonomous future.

Oslo   1-10   $521,662  


The easy and intuitive tool that integrates with popular services, to help increase your productivity

Oslo   1-10   $1,011,940  


Picterus develops and distributes a smartphone app that can diagnose jaundice in newborns.

Trondheim   43840   $200,004  


The first platform covering a ship's entire dry-docking process.

Oslo   1-10   $368,016  


Learnlink is a tutoring-student connection service in Norway.

Oslo   1-10   $383,931  


Minuendo is creating the earplugs with technology that adapts to the ambient noise.

Oslo     $1,600,000  

Rock Energy

Rock Energy delivers complete heating systems through the use of the inexhaustible source of renewable energy.

Oslo   1-10   $85,791  


Airthings designs and sells digital radon detectors.

Oslo   11-50    


Kybernesis is an indie game studio developing games in the science fiction, cyberpunk, and post-apocalypse genres.

Trondheim   43840   $47,050  


BTO is the technology transfer office in Bergen, supporting 8 research institutions in commercialization and technology transfer.


Star Information Systems

Star Information Systems (SIS) is a world-class provider of maritime software solutions and services.

Trondheim   51-100    


The Plug and Play Database Service

Bergen   43840    


D•ICE is an intelligent ice detection and mitigation solution.



European Travel Group or Cityhotels.com is a Norwegian company, working with big international travel agencies to provide customers.



UNINETT develops and operates the Norwegian national research and education network, interconnecting.

Trondheim   101-250    

Blue Impact

Blue Impact Chemfree develops oil spill clean-up technology, transforming oil spills.


Signal Analysis Lab

Signal Analysis Lab provides signal analysis software platforms to analyze and understand the behavior of complex systems.

Trondheim   43840    


Spacemaker AI develops a game changing AI technology that discovers the smartest ways to maximize the value of any building site.

Oslo   101-250   $25,000,000  

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