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:
Find helpful information about how your business or organization can work together with NTNU.
Gain access to expertise and meeting places at NTNU for exchange of specialized knowledge.
Find NTNU students in relevant and exciting programmes of study for academic cooperation.
Counselling services for researchers and the international community at NTNU.
Contact and Resources
Contact us about innovation resources and collaboration with business and industry:
NTNU’s entrepreneurship ecosystem (services and resources) within collaboration with the working world and the business sector.
Innovation managers at NTNU
NTNU has appointed 15 innovation managers to help transform more research into benefits in practice.
News about innovation
One of Europe’s most innovative universites
NTNU is #56 at Reuters’ top 100 list of most innovative universities in Europe. Criteria for the list are total patents filed, sucess rate and commercial impact.
News about innovation at NTNU and SINTEF.
NTNU appointed 15 innovation managers to help transform more research into benefits in practice:
NTNU Strategic Programme for Knowledge-Based Innovation (SKI)
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.