A solid base of expertise
The Norwegian industry encompasses a wide variety of high-tech companies that create new telecommunications, hardware, software, and industrial electronics products, and provide consultancy services.
The region has a solid base of expertise in IT (with several leading companies),and an excellent university. Public funding is available for investment, and the further development of IT projects. There are 80 000 inhabitants in the region, largest city - Bodø (50 000 inhabitants). There are lower employment tax rates in the region. The current Employment Tax Incentive is at 5.1 per cent employment tax, as opposed to the 14.1per cent standard in Norway.
The University of Nordland is 70 km, 66 minutes by car from site (6 000 students). Variety in study programmes including computer science (BSc). Further information
Nearby educational institutions include:
Narvik University College (BSc and MSc programme in computer science).
Luleå University of Technology (computer science and engineering (BSc and MSc), Digital service innovation (BSc), Engineering physics and electrical engineering (MSc), computer games development (BSc), higher education diploma in computer networking, Mobile application development, BSc programme in systems sciences, MSc programme in information security, MSc programme in mobile systems).