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BI becomes co-owner in Kongsberg Innovation for scaling of Norwegian technology and industry


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BI becomes co-owner in Kongsberg Innovation for scaling of Norwegian technology and industry

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BI Norwegian Business School becomes co-owner of Kongsberg Innovation and academic partner in a new joint initiative to help Norwegian technology companies realize growth ambitions in China, U.S, and Europe.

“We see a market need in supporting Norwegian tech companies that want to scale internationally. This collaboration connects the leading academic expertise within scaling with Norway’s leading industrial cluster. Together with BI, we look forward to scale Norwegian technology companies into the global market,” says Svein-Olav Torø, managing director at Kongsberg Innovation.

Kongsberg Innovation will build an ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship to strengthen international scaling of Norwegian technology and industry.

“This is an important investment that strengthens the interaction with Norwegian industry and industrial innovation hubs in Norway and internationally. Together, we will establish a leading business community that effectively creates value for Norwegian startups and scaleups for the future,” says Inge Jan Henjesand, President at BI Norwegian Business School.

The initiative aims to connect technology-based companies to industrial projects of national and international interest.

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Source: BI Norwegian Business School

Published: July 1, 2022