Our projects


The numbers on the world map show ongoing Nopef projects per continent. Click the numbers to read more about Nopef funded projects on each continent.

Africa

Healthcare worker interviewing the patient
Services South Africa

Bringing health care to the people

Finnish company HealthFOX's remote healthcare facilities make health care more accessible in South Africa while having a positive environmental impact.

Cycled Tech pic Photo:Cycled
Nigeria Waste and recycling

Cycled Technologies decentralises recycling in Nigeria

The Norwegian company Cycled Technologies creates one-stop shops for plastic recycling in Nigeria.

Kenya Renewable energy South Africa

Reykjavík Geothermal invests in East Africa

The Icelandic company Reykjavík Geothermal ehf has established operations to evaluate geothermal energy in East Africa.

Asia

Mannvit helps to harness power in the Ring of Fire
Indonesia Renewable energy

Mannvit helps to harness power in the Ring of Fire

The Icelandic engineering company Mannvit are improving the Icelandic and Indonesian economies by providing clean energy.

Davit crane by Seasight Davits
Renewable energy Taiwan

Seasight Davits’ cranes are the key to offshore wind energy

The Danish davit crane supplier’s expansion to Southeast Asia started with a feasibility study, which led to the establishment of a company in Taiwan.

Case story - Cold
Thailand Vietnam Waste and recycling

Innovative flood prevention in Vietnam

Climate change is making flooding worse in Vietnam, but thanks to the Cold Flood Barrier, a solution is now at hand.

Europe

Case story - Thor Ice - Poultry cooling
Industry and services Russia

A cool way to save money, time and food

Thor Ice received funding from Nopef and Nefco to take their ingenious food chilling solution to international markets.

Agriculture, forestry and fishery China Russia

Polar’s innovative fishing gear can improve catches and reduce impact on the marine environment

Polar Fishing Gear expanded to Russia with the help of Nopef. Now they are ready to take a look at the Chinese market.

Russia

Finnish water treatment know-how to Russia

The Finnish company Econet Oy, active in the field of water treatment and environmental technology, has analysed its opportunities for setting up a business in North-West Russia in a feasibility study co-financed by Nopef.

North America

Industry and services USA

Altum cleans up industrial processes globally

The Finnish company’s unique ultrasound industrial cleaning technology is making an impact in North America.

Industry and services Japan South Korea USA

Steelwrist boosts productivity and lowers emissions in the construction industry

The Swedish company Steelwrist worked with Nopef to take their ingenious “wrist” for excavators to three international markets.

USA

Danish technology for the US wind energy market

The Danish company Mita-Teknik A/S, a supplier to the wind energy sector, has recently set up operations in the United States.

South America

Puri Desert, Chile. Photo: Social Cities
Chile Water and wastewater

Green from grey

Danish Social Cities saved money and resources by recycling greywater in one of the driest places on Earth.

The tyre recycling plant in Chile will have an annual recycling capacity of 25,000-30,000 tonnes. Photo: Scandinavian Enviro Systems
Chile Industry and services

Swedish tyre-recycling technology saves valuable resources and cuts emissions

Financing from Nopef helped Scandinavian Enviro Systems scale up its circular economy solution and initialise a joint venture with Michelin in Chile.

Agriculture, forestry and fishery Chile

PatoGen’s technology helps aquaculture become more sustainable

There are risks that intensive fish farming methods can hurt the ocean’s ecosystems. Norway-based PatoGen received support from Nopef to take their sustainable aquaculture solutions to South America.