Services and initiatives

– Our resources and collaboration with business and industry

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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 n?ringsliv:


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

For students and employees

At Innsida (intranet) you will find:

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.

Gemini Research Magazine 

News about innovation at NTNU and SINTEF.

Knowledge-Based Innovation

NTNU appointed 15 innovation managers to help transform more research into benefits in practice:
NTNU Strategic Programme for Knowledge-Based Innovation (SKI)

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 Gj?vik J?rn Wroldsen represent and position NTNU as an institution for regional working life.

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

Innovation Managers

同乐城官网 About the Innovation Managers most important responsibility:
NTNU Strategic Programme for Knowledge-Based Innovation (SKI)

Faculty of Architecture and Design

Anne Nuijten

Faculty of Economics and Management

Eirik Gjelsvik Medb?

Faculty of Engineering

Rita L?berg

Kjell Olav Skj?lsvik

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 Nj?lstad

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Li He

Finn Robert Müller

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences

Anne Berit Emstad