Norwegian Center For Multicultural Value Creation – NFSV

Norsk senter for flerkulturell verdiskaping.


CLUSTER: Innovative services and organisations focusing on migrants’ employability and work integration

START DATE: January 2006

website

CONTACTS

https://www.nsfv.no;

post@nsfv.no


KEY WORDS
entrepreneurship, highly-educated, migrants
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Norwegian Center For Multicultural Value Creation

whereGrønland 32B 3045 Drammen, Norway

who

PROMOTERS:
Buskerud municipality.

BENEFICIARIES:
Highly-educated migrants.

what

BENEFICIARY NEEDS:
Entrepreneurship and improvement of social perception of migrants.

SOLUTION:
As of 2015, they are the national competence centre for migrant entrepreneurship in Norway. Through development of best practice methods of multicultural entrepreneurship the centre seeks to increase value creation amongst minorities. They develop methodologies, and work on spreading the knowledge both through their digital and physical channels. They provide personalised business training and individual business support to mainly highly educated migrants. Advisers stay in touch with and support beneficiaries long after the support has ended.

why it is
interesting

They support the self-employment of highly educated migrants.

IMPACT:
According to the 2015 report: Of the 203 businesses created 8% have changed owner (sold, merged, etc.) and 2% have been closed down.