Aims and Values

Sustainable Local Economic Development.

Business Innovation Programs (BIP) is a Norwegian non-profit foundation whose objective is to contribute to local job creation and to facilitate building local expertise in the field of entrepreneurship and economic development. Our key values are:

Openness and Respect.

Openness and respect through:

  • Respect of culture, language, traditions and local needs
  • Openness and honesty in relations and projects

Changing Mental Pictures.

Changing of mental pictures through:

  • New and modern working methods and tools
  • Addressing young people and managing change

Practical Approach.

Practical approach through:

  • Methods easy to learn for participants and trainers
  • Usefulness in real life

Transfer of knowledge.

Transfer of knowledge to local partners - sustainability through:

  • Effective methods and tools for training of trainers
  • Systems for transfer of ownership and competence

Achievements: Output, outcome & impact.

Download the Business Innovation Programs Fact Sheet "Output, outcome and impact for time period 2006 – August 2019"