Research and Development
The Bergen Region has a strong and varied research and development community, with leading centres of experience within several important industries. The region stands out as unique in several R&D areas, the key being the oil and gas sector.
Amongst the research institutes related to oil and gas are Norwegian Centres of Expertise Subsea, Centre of Excellence for Integrated Petroleum Research and Centre for Research-Based Innovation in Instrumentation.
Vibrant Student Environment
Over 30 000 students are situated in Bergen, undergoing studies at some of the best knowledge-based institutions in Norway. This includes the University of Bergen and the Norwegian School of Economics.
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