Business expansion
Norge; Oslo og Akershus; Oslo
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 March 2006
Employment effect (start)
3 March 2006
Foreseen end date


Trolltech is a software company founded in 1994 and headquartered in Oslo. The company develops products based on Linux and has achieved continuous sales growth over the past ten years. Today it has offices in Brisbane, Palo Alto and Beijing. Alltogether the employees own 50% of the shares.

It is a large boom within the IT sector and Trolltech is one of the Norwegian based companies doing well. In 2005 the company increased its sales and number of employees by 60%. This year they will employ 100 more. The announcement did not specify a timeline for the new employments, but indicated a fast process.


  • 3 March 2006: Aftenposten


Eurofound (2006), Trolltech, Business expansion in Norway, factsheet number 63407, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63407.