Entrepreneurship ecosystem

Entrepreneurship ecosystem

All parties and services involved in innovation and business cooperation at NTNU are listed here, in alphabetic order. Together they form our "entrepreneurship ecosystem", a loosely knit system of benefactors, services, courses and experts who promote innovation and entrepreneurship at NTNU. 

Business networks

Forums for collaboration between academic environment at NTNU and business to strengthen educational activities at the university.

Centres for Excellence in Education – SFU

Centres for Excellence in Education feature outstanding quality and innovative practices in education. Page in Norwegian. 

CIP – Center for Intellectual Property

CIP provides a platform for the promotion of research, education and collaboration based on the strategic management of intellectual assets and property. The center is currently jointly governed by Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg, and NTNU.

Climate-KIC

Large EU initiative to develop new solutions to climate change in collaboration between research institutions, the public sector and the business community.

Cluster collaboration - NCE, GCE and ARENA clusters

Constellations that encourage increased innovation and collaboration between businesses, research and educational environments, and public-sector players.

Experts in Teamwork (EiT)

Interdisciplinary teams of students work to find solutions to issues presented by stakeholders in business and the public sector.

FRAM

The students’ own centre for innovation is a meeting place for existing communities of innovation and inquisitive newcomers. Page in Norwegian.

Humanities in the Workplace (HiP)

Students at the Faculty of Humanities use their academic competence in the world of work through a period of practice in businesses and public-sector organizations. Page in Norwegian.

Innovator

Students and young entrepreneurs from all of Norway gather in Trondheim to compete for glory and honour, and over half a million kroner in prize money. Page in Norwegian.

Master's degree in entrepreneurship, innovation and society

Provides insight into the importance of the entrepreneur for the development of society – and the importance of society for entrepreneurship.

NTNU Accel

Accelerator for knowledge-based start-ups, offering funding, networking and incubator space in central Trondheim. Page in both English and Norwegian.

NTNU Alumni

Networking for NTNU’s former students, current students and staff, providing a forum for sharing knowledge and experience.

NTNU Bridge

A service linking students and employers through collaborative engagements, practice and recruitment to the workplace.

NTNU Discovery

Provides support for development, verification and quality assurance of ideas and projects that have the potential to be commercially viable.

NTNU International Reasercher Support (NIRS)

Counselling for administrative staff and researchers working at or visiting NTNU. Services includes housing, dual career services, seminars, courses and social activities for the international community at NTNU.

NTNU School of Entrepreneurship

Master's programme in entrepreneurship. Combines theory with practical experience through establishing new ventures.

NTNU Technology Transfer Office

Works to create value from research at NTNU, in the form of new products or services that benefit society.

Research centres and EU collaboration

Research centres such as the Centres for Research-based Innovation (CRIs) and for Environment-friendly Energy Research (CEERs) as well as research programmes generate many new ideas and projects that benefit society in the form of products and services.

Spark NTNU

Free guidance and regular follow-up for students who want to develop an idea. Page in Norwegian

Start NTNU

Student organization that works to inspire students to try their hand at innovation and entrepreneurship. NTNU in Gjøvik and NTNU in Ålesund have their own Start associations. Page in Norwegian.

Take-Off

Innovation programme for knowledge-based business ideas in which concept originators develop their business concept together with a team of students and specialist resources. Page in Norwegian.

Technoport

Organization that creates meeting places for students, researchers, entrepreneurs and established business and industry through the Technoport conference and other events.

Venture Cup

A national business plan competition for students. Also credit-bearing subjects in business development. Page in Norwegian.

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Management

Management

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 Jørn Wroldsen 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.

 


Innovation Managers

Innovation Managers

NTNU Strategic Programme for Knowledge-Based Innovation (SKI)


Faculty of Architecture and Design

Anne Nuijten

Faculty of Economics and Management

Eirik Gjelsvik Medbø

Faculty of Engineering

Rita Løberg

Kjell Olav Skjølsvik

Faculty of Humanities

Dagfinn Dybvig

Faculty of Information Technology and Electronical Engineering

Ida Fuchs

Reinold Ellingsen

Jan Onarheim

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Vikram Singh Parmar

Tormod Njølstad

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Li He

Finn Robert Müller

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences

Anne Berit Emstad

 


Staff

 

Staff Pro-Rector for Innovation

We work in partnership with business and the community on innovation and renewal. We create arenas for collaboration and knowledge at the regional, national and international level, and work with innovation processes and innovative projects.

Contact us!


Arild Smolan

Innovation and Resources at NTNU in Trondheim
Coordinator Climate-KIC

Christian Forø

Innovation and Resources at NTNU in Gjøvik

Kirsti Brekke

Innovation and Resources at NTNU in Ålesund

Per Arne Wilson

Sølvi Silset

Project Manager Spark NTNU

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