Toril A. Nagelhus Hernes

Pro-Rector for Innovation, Professor Medical Technology

+47 93028341

Background and activities

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The Pro-Rector for Innovation is a member of the Rector's management team. She leads NTNU's efforts to promote innovation, and is responsible for maintaining strategic collaborative relationships with businesses and industry on a regional national and international level. Se is also responsible for NTNU's focus on alumni cooperation and is leading NTNU's efforts for greater equality and diversity.

Contact the Pro-Rector for Innovation:

Hanne Nilsen, administrative management support:
telephone +47 48 23 57 03 | email


  • 2017–:         Pro-Rector for Innovation, NTNU
  • 2013–2016: Head of the Department of circulation and medical imaging, NTNU
  • 2013–2016: Scientific coordinator/leader (20 per cent) at St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim
  • 2006–2013: Professor II at the Department of circulation and medical imaging, NTNU
  • 1998–2013: Research director at Medical Technology, SINTEF
  • 1998:            Spin off establishment: MISON (now SONOWAND)
  • 1997–1998: Researcher, SINTEF

Board and committee appointments

Some appointments in research and education boards and committees within medicine and health care, and within commercialization and research based innovation useful for the society:

Management and administration at NTNU

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications