This article showcases our top picks for the best Norway based Education companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Education solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Norway Education Companies
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform that makes it easy to create, share, and play fun learning games or trivia quizzes in minutes. The platform offers learning games in minutes for any subject, in any language, on any device, and for all ages.
Based on the mission of making learning awesome, Kahoot!’s game-based platform engages the heart, hand, and mind, creating a wildly more social, meaningful, and powerful pedagogical experience. Kahoot!’s platform and easy-to-use features attract educators and students as well as corporate powerhouses, sporting, and cultural events.
In 2012, co-founders Alf Inge Wang, Asmund Furuseth, Jamie Brooker, Johan Brand, and Morten Versvik established the company in Oslo, Oslo.. .
Hubro Education is a spin-off company from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and was established in 2013. They deliver modern learning tools, that provide students with a practical understanding of their course through hands-on experiences.
Their products are used as a supplement to the lectures, and can act as the practical part of the course. They develop their products in close collaboration with their customers, leading universities in the fields of business economics and textbook authors..
Ducky is a carbon emissions reduction platform that measures, educates, and mobilizes people to take action on carbon sustainability. It is an employee engagement platform where businesses can engage their employees and customers in targeted challenges, where users log everyday actions in a time-bound, team-based competition.
It provides a full suite of tools to help individuals, organizations and schools monitor, learn about and improve their carbon footprint. It was founded in 2014 and based in Trondheim with offices in Oslo and Stoke, UK..
Learnlink is an E-Learning company offering private online lessons and tutoring-student connection service. The company puts school students and parents in direct contact with talented teachers.
By limiting manual work, they manage to offer good homework help at a reasonable price. It also offers a tailored, personal one-on-one learning experience through their online platform in order to help children learn better and faster.
Founded in 2016 and is located in Oslo, Norway.. .
Way is digitizing the world of traffic training, using virtual environments and intelligent assessments to make an AI based traffic teacher applicable in a simulator, a normal car, or on your desktop. Through our software platform and full scale driving simulator, students will be able to easily and efficiently gain the necessary level of competence in order to become a safe driver.
Way wish to create a holistic system and a future standard for intelligent and efficient driver´s training, both nationally and internationally.. .
MESH is a 2500 m2 innovation platform connecting and accelerating the startup scene in Norway. Their goal is to make Oslo a vital hub on the European startup scene and help create more startups with international impact and success.
At MESH they believe that they’re entering an era of unparalleled opportunity for creativity, disruption and connectedness. They believe that established hierarchies and outdated governing models will fall.
They believe in a democratization of creation and a new wave of impact through technological and personal empowerment.. .
Kikora is a Norwegian company established in 2005 offering next generation web-based digital teaching tools for mathematics. Run by teachers, mathematicians, IT-professionals as well as business entrepreneurs, the customer is ensured a superior product which is currently obtaining widespread adoption in Kikora’s home market, Norway.
Kikoras strategy is to be a global player. The company are well underway with introductions into other EU countries.
The word ”Kikora” means ”joy” in Swahili, and symbolizes both what drives us and what we want our users to experience when using Kikora.. .
Anzyz is an Artificial Intelligence company, which uniquely integrates supervised, unsupervised and manual rule based learning through a text analytical algorithm, called CCL (Corpus Cube Linguistics). This algorithm enables interpretation and understanding of the contextual meaning in big data.
CCL stems from innovations led by Professor Ole-Christoffer Granmo at the University of Agder. Granmo and Svein Olaf Olsen established Anzyz Technologies AS in 2014..
Pickatale brings unlimited children books to iPads. The app is designed to help children learn languages through interaction and narration, allowing them to discover new words and understand how to pronounce them.
Pickatale publishes both classic and original stories, all beautifully illustrated by artists from across the world. For a low fee, families have access to the fastest growing multi-lingual and multi-cultural children book collection on iPad.
Currently available in Norwegian and English, Pickatale will soon be available in more than 8 languages.. .
Attensi’s gamified simulation training represents a radically new method to achieve real behaviour change in large organisations. Simulations are different from other training solutions – and measurably more effective.
Our solutions blend gamification and realism with deep insights from workplace psychology to make your staff training engaging. .
In addition, it provides references related to its categories. W3Schools was founded in 1999 by Refsnes Data..
Keen was founded in 2015 by Anne K. Espeland and Sylvi S.
Finsrud. The founding members combined experience from the energy sector and the care sector, resulted in the competence- and quality assurance system, Keen Quality Keeper.
Keen aims to strengthen the competence and performance in organizations by providing them with a bespoke tool. Keen has developed a platform where e-learning and training are conducted based on the philosophy “low dose- high-frequency learning results in better learning outcomes.”.
Diwala is a digital solution that allows for easy issuance and verification of training, education, and skills. The Diwala platform allows institutions and skill providers to safely issue digital certificates to their students, enabling them with more job and financial opportunities. With the Diwala Skill Identity Mobile app, students can instantly receive their certificates when training has finished, and the certificates are easy to access, share and verify online for future employers.
Diwala is a Norwegian, New York, and Ugandan based company born from a U.N. Women hackathon in Norway. Their digital platform backed by blockchain technology is developed in close collaboration with schools and institutions in Africa to challenge invalid credentialing processes.
How it all began In October 2010 Mondosol was born to create a trusted marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodation around the world online. If you are looking for a room for a night, a flat for a week, or a villa for a month, Mondosol connects people to unique travel and learning experiences, at any price point, in many different cities.
And with world-class customer service and a growing property owners community, Hønefoss (Oslo), Norway. Our Experience On our first travel in Sicily, we’ve learned that the best way to visit a place is by learning the local culture and making authentic experiences.
Our love for education and travel is crafted by local property owners. After hundreds of hours of work each week we are improving the travel industry.
Easy way Monetize your extra space and showcase it to an international audience, reaching more than 44 million travelers per month promoting your accommodation on Airbnb and major sites.. .
Pineleaf AS is Trondheim’s fastest growing game technology company, currently working on our flagship title; DwarfHeim. As innovators we challenge the existing mindset within the Global Game Technology industry and want to spearhead a high-growth gaming industry in the region.
Combining a dedicated team, our own cutting edge tools and exiting game ideas, allows us to push the boundaries and create social and engaging products that entertain gamers of all ages, across the globe. DwarfHeim is a new and innovative take on real time strategy games, where players team up in groups of four and work together towards besting the enemy team.
You join a dwarven clan and play either as the Miner, Builder, Warrior or Diplomat. Each role has their unique tasks and responsibilities, but the team share resources and need to cooperate to beat the enemy team.
Each match is unique and last about 20-40 minutes, making the game highly replayable and long-lasting. The game is centered around social and cooperative gameplay.
DwarfHeim is also competitive but with focus on the team, making it perfect for E-Sport.. .
University of Bergen
University of Bergen is an internationally recognized research university. There are six faculties at UiB and there are a total of 14,800 students at the university.
Around 1,550 of these are international students. PhD candidates are paid employees of staff, making the doctoral degree at UiB particularly attractive for rising talent.
Mathematics and natural sciences, social sciences, psychology, the humanities and arts and law are taught at Nygårdshøyden, a mixture of houses, shops and seats of learning. Årstadvollen is the University’s health campus, where dentistry, medicine and health-care lie close to the Haukeland and Haraldsplass university clinics.
University of Bergen is a Norway-based company that was founded in 1946.. .
Sonans Privatgymnas is a privately held company that includes the operation of colleges and universities. Sonans was founded in 1989 to offer education services to Private Candidates for their Norwegian Upper Secondary Schools exams.
These candidates largely consist of students who need to improve their grades or broaden their curriculum in order to enable them to enter the higher education of their choice. Sonans offer both classroom and web based courses..
We at Fitsmind believe that looking after your mind is the just as important as taking care of your body. The two go hand in hand, because what the mind believes, the body can achieve.
We’ve made it our mission to improve people’s self confidence and belief in themselves all around the world by combining meditation with exercise, known as MAP (mental and physical) training. When the simple activity of starting and ending your workouts with visualisation/meditation is considered no more strange than washing the dishes after eating, we’ll have achieved our goal.
———————————————————————————————————————— 1. Mobile offering provided 100% tailored mental and physical (MAP) training guides 2.
Fitsmind Coach – mental and physical training guides supported by real life coach 3. MAP camps – weekly offline events (indoors and outdoors) 4.
MAP retreats – exploring the best of Norway. .
University of South-Eastern Norway
University of South-Eastern Norway is a university that offers studies from annual studies to studies at the bachelor, master, and doctoral. It has approximately 18,000 students and 1,600 staff, spread over eight campuses including Drammen, Vestfold, Kongsberg, Ringerike, Bø, Notodden, Porsgrunn, and Rauland.
University of South-Eastern Norway aims to have a regional foundation and it has a strong and clear presence in one of Norway’s exciting and dynamic regions. When Buskerud and Vestfold University College merged with Telemark University College on January 2016, the University of South-Eastern Norway was established.
It was established as a university on May 2018.. .
Systems of Engagement Lab
Systems of Engagement Lab is an n idea foundry that develops engaging systems. It is a research company, discovering, enacting, and expanding the limits of engaging reflective thinking in the digital environment and humanities.
It uses active game thinking, game-mechanics, and aesthetics for motivating users and solving problems. Systems of Engagement Lab acts as an institutional hub for creative use of technology, aesthetics, design, code, and humanities, while also cooperating with partners locally and globally.
It is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.. .
Avella is a specialist consultancy with a focus on integration and architecture. They currently count 21 consultants, all have higher technical education, long and relevant experience and with specialized key skills.
In addition, they work closely with a network of other domain experts. They carry out assignments in several areas related to integration and architecture..
Centre for Digital Life Norway
The Centre for Digital Life Norway is a national centre for biotechnology education, research, and innovation. It is run as a collaborative project by the University of Oslo, University of Bergen, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, supported by the Norwegian Research Council.
The activities at the centre is organised in a governance and networking project, which includes a graduate school, and several research projects. The centre facilitates transdisciplinary cooperation across institutions and fields of research, and between projects.
The host institutions of the research projects at the centre constitute the hub- and node-structure of the network.. .
Oxford Research is a specialized knowledge company focusing on the areas of industrial and regional development and welfare. Within these areas they work with knowledge and innovation systems, development of municipalities and regions, and social, educational, and labour market policies.
Oxford Research carries through evaluations and analyses, and offers consultancy on strategy. They also pass on their knowledge at different kinds of seminars.
They combine academic depth, excellent communication and strategic understanding. Oxford Research was established in 1995 and has now companies in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Oxford Research is a part of The Oxford Group .. .
Global Counseling Solutions AS
Global Counseling Solutions provides online counseling and interactive resources for businesses, to support their international employees and their families as they transition in a new country, leading to higher retention of global talent. Online subscription includes premium access to transition solutions & experiences that empower global professionals and their family.
Online Counseling Online Training/Courses Webinars. .
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