The Norwegian Innovation Clusters programme with the levels Arena, NCE and GCE is a collaboration between Innovation Norway (State-owned company promoting industrial development), The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway (SIVA) and The Research Council of Norway.
NTNU is partner in:
The clusters in the Arena programme increase innovation and collaboration between businesses, research and educational environments, and the public sector. NTNU is a partner in:
Arena Construction City, Oslo
Arena NxtMedia, Trondheim
Arena Ocean Autonomy Cluster, Trøndelag
Arena Tequity Cluster, Trondheim
NCE/ Arena Pro
The Norwegian Centres of Expertise (NCE) and Arena PRO help to target, improve and accelerate ongoing development processes in Norwegian clusters. NTNU is a partner in:
Arena Pro WoodWorks! Cluster, Trøndelag
NCE Blue Legasea, Ålesund
NCE Smart Energy Markets, Halden
NCE Raufoss, Raufoss
NCE Aquaculture, Bodø
NCE Oslo Cancer Cluster, Oslo
NCE Oslo MedTech, Oslo
NCE Aquatech Cluster, Trøndelag
In addition to the business networks («næringslivsringer»), a great deal of the collaboration takes place between the academic environments and individual players, as well as through the research centres in which NTNU is involved.
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
Vice-Rector in Gjøvik Gro Kvanli Dæhlin represent and position NTNU as an institution for regional working life.
Vice-Rector in Ålesund
Vice-Rector in Ålesund Annik Magerholm Fet represent and position NTNU as an institution for regional working life.