Dozens of participants from 7 different countries attended the Kick-off-meeting of the INTERREG EUROPE  project OSS in Ålesund in Norway on the 6th and 7th June, 2018. The meeting was hosted by the Lead partner Møre and Romsdal County Council (Norway). The meeting included presentations of OSS  project partners and participating regions. Prospective activities in the project, financial management issues and communication and dissemination issues were also covered in the Kick-off -meeting.  Participants could get to know and see also very interesting Norwegian solutions, instruments and methods of supporting for start-ups, visiting, among others, Incubator Ålesund Kunnskapspark AS and NTNU- the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.