Many research communities at NTNU have strong and well-developed collaboration and partnership with the business community and the public sector in organized research training, student projects, exchange of knowledge and specific skills. Here you can find NTNU’s services and initiatives in innovation.
New strong commitment on innovation
The programme is a new targeted development project aimed at increasing the conversion of NTNU’s knowledge, ideas, technology, methods and results from research into specific innovations. NTNU is investing NOK 50 million over three years in the development project, which is unique in its kind.
In a pilot, NTNU is appointing 15 new Innovation Managers. The positions will be in April 2018.
Leader and host for the NTNU’s initiative: Pro-Rector for Innovation Toril A. Nagelhus Hernes.
- NTNU's new strong commitment to innovation includes 15 new Innovation Managers
- News about innovation at Geminiresearchnews.com
- NTNU is the university in the world that produces the highest proportion of the research in collaboration with a single partner from industry, SINTEF, THE – Times Higher Education World University Rankings (9 March 2017)
- Top marks for NTNU and SINTEF for cooperative research, Gemininewsresearch.com (9 March 2017)
DAMVAD Analytics report Economic impact of research collaborations with NTNU (pdf) of 18 January 2017 is the first analysis to estimate the economic impact of researhc collaborations between the private sector and NTNU.
Companies that have collaborated with NTNU have experienced an additional revenue growth, created more jobs and have invested more than other comparable companies.