About Cantara

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Cantara is Arabic for bridge, and we believe in creating value by bridging. Our goal is to strengthen and promote Norwegian software development by active collaboration with the government, the educational system, the Norwegian software marked and software communities. Cantara will facilitate a broad spectrum of knowledge-oriented services and projects. Cantara is a non-profit organization owned by Norwegian Software Development Foundation (Stiftelsen for fremme av programvareutvikling i Norge).

Our mission:

Mature and empower Norwegian software development.

Graphical profile


Logo font: Marcellus SC (Open Font License)

Official new logo introduced 2021

Official old logo from before 2009

Color scheme

Official Cantara colour: Strong red #C1272D

Hex triplet c1272d #c1272d
RGB Decimal 193, 39, 45 rgb(193,39,45)
RGB Percent 75.7, 15.3, 17.6 rgb(75.7%,15.3%,17.6%)
CMYK 0, 80, 77, 24
HSL 357.7°, 66.4, 45.5 hsl(357.7,66.4%,45.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 357.7°, 79.8, 75.7
Web Safe cc3333 #cc3333

Secondary colours

Dark red accent #661417
Bright red accent #F23037
Nuanced red 1 #E62E34
Nuanced red 2 #CC292E
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