Business Promotion

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi supports Norwegian companies in cooperation with Innovation Norway and Norwegian Energy Partners in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait. Together, as Team Norway, we promote Norwegian competitive advantages within all sectors, but our main focus is on the energy, maritime and food security (aquaculture) sectors

The Embassy

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi aims to promote Norwegian business relations and promote Norwegian products and services in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait. The Embassy contributes to strengthening bilateral trade relationships by hosting events that showcase Norwegian innovation and technology, and creating platforms for network building between Norwegian Businesses and key local actors. The Embassy can also facilitate meetings between Norwegian companies and local authorities and companies.

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Innovation Norway

Innovation Norway is the Commercial section of the Norwegian Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Innovation Norway works to promote bilateral trade between Norway and UAE, Qatar and Kuwait and offer a range of services for Norwegian companies thinking of establishing themselves in the region.

Innovation Norway assists Norwegian companies to succeed in the local market through counselling, offering market information, doing partner searches, facilitating meetings, arranging networking events and hosting Norwegian pavilions at relevant exhibitions and fairs.

For questions or concerns regarding trade-related issues, please contact us on or +971 50 165 8497. 


Norwegian Energy Partners


Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP) is an independent non-profit foundation established to strengthen the long-term basis for value creation and employment in the Norwegian energy industry through facilitation of the industry’s international business activities. We have 280 partners and company members from the Norwegian offshore, energy and maritime industries.

In the Middle East, NORWEP has 3 offices: one in Abu Dhabi, one in Dubai and one in Saudi Arabia. NORWEP works closely with Norwegian companies in order to advise them on market entry, market information, and how and where to establish. NORWEP organises network meetings, workshops and discussions with the decision makers in national oil companies (NOCs), international oil companies (IOCs), Engineering, procurement and engineering companies (EPCs), and others.

Point of Contact in NORWEP is Nasrollah Gharesifard.

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