Services and initiatives

Wind tunnel


Looking for collaboration, expertise or researchers support?

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. Please find help for collaboration, how to get in touch with research groups and students, and about international researcher support:


Collaboration with NTNU

Collaboration with NTNU

Find helpful information about how your business or organization can work together with NTNU.

Academic environments and expertise

Academic environments and expertise

Gain access to expertise and meeting places at NTNU for exchange of specialized knowledge. 

Collaboration with students

Collaboration with students

Find NTNU students in relevant and exciting programmes of study for academic cooperation.

International Researchers Support

International Researchers Support

Counselling services for researchers and the international community at NTNU.



Contact and Resources



Kontakt oss om innovasjon og nyskaping, og om samarbeid med arbeids- og næringsliv:


An overview of NTNU’s entrepreneurship ecosystem (services and resources) within collaboration with the working world and the business sector.

NTNU Alumni

NTNU Alumni is a network for collaboration and knowledge sharing between alumni and NTNU.

For students and employees

At Innsida (intranet) you will find:


News about innovation

Gemini Research Magazine 

News about innovation at NTNU and SINTEF.

Number one ranking in the world

Top marks for NTNU in partnership with a single industry collaborator: SINTEF (March 2017).


DAMVAD Analytics report Economic impact of research collaborations with NTNU (pdf): Companies that have collaborated with NTNU have experienced an additional revenue growth, created more jobs and have invested more than other comparable companies (January 2017).


Pro-Rector for Innovation

Pro-Rector for Innovation Toril A. Nagelhus Hernes 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. 

Vice-Rector in Gjøvik Jørn Wroldsen represent and position NTNU as an institution for regional working life.

Vice-Rector in Ålesund Annik Magerholm Fet represent and position NTNU as an institution for regional working life.

15 Innovation Managers


Application deadline has passed.

NTNU announced 15 new positions as Innovation Manager in December 2017.

NTNU Strategic Programme for Knowledge-Based Innovation (SKI) is a new targeted development project aimed at increasing the conversion of NTNU’s knowledge, ideas, technology, methods and results from research into useful, specific innovations.