We provide ambitious founders with customers, capital and competence
We know what it takes to succeed!
Access our innovation platform to explore the potential and opportunities for your company. We offer a unique environment to build growth companies by adding talent and risk-seeking capital.
High-paced incubation program for ambitious tech startups
More than 200+ companies have gone through our incubation program. Our incubator provides the perfect setup to reduce risk, attract investors, and increase the value of your company.
We offer a state-of-the-art platform with dedicated mentors with extensive experience and knowledge, assisting companies in developing and scaling their ideas into sustainable businesses.
We work with ambitious startups and scaleups aiming to address global sustainability challenges in applied artificial intelligence (AI) and energy systems.
Sverre RingstadEntrepreneur and CEO - BETERA
Our company has needs that can be summed up with the three C's: capital, competence and capacity. Smart Innovation makes it easy for us, they deliver on all of these! Smart Innovation has solid business expertise in-house, a solid network both in terms of customers and recruitment of expertise, as well as the necessary resources to contribute to the capitalization rounds the company is facing.
Henrik Movinkel BergerEntrepreneur and CEO - EQUIP
Being part of a network with ambitious entrepreneurs and supporters is extremely valuable to us. We are particularly pleased with Smart Innovation's mentorship program. Being able to call on an experienced individual for advice when needed creates a sense of security and efficiency in our daily operations.
Robert EkremEntrepreneur and CEO - VÖLUR
We have been a member and closely worked with Smart Innovation Norway for several years. Through their general membership services and participation in their programs, we have benefited in various areas, including expanding our network, acquiring resources, and raising capital. The support and advice we have received have been crucial for our company's growth and will continue to be important in the future.
Marius Fossli-SolliEntrepreneur and CEO - MASKIN KONSULENTEN
Having taken the step to involve Smart Innovation Norway as a partner who will assist in strengthening the work of developing the company towards the digital future.
Andrè EilertsenEntrepreneur and CEO - ONE TRAFFIC
As part of the Smart Innovation Norway family, we have gained opportunities, insights, and contacts that have been crucial for our growth and success.
Why choose us?
Fast track to success
We tailor our services and mentoring to solve your needs and work closely with the company to ensure sustainable growth
Our ecosystem is rigged to match your company with capital, customers and competence
Trust and credibility
We want you to succeed and place trust and credibility in the companies we recruit
How do we work?
Build a team with relevant expertise. Shape the idea and the business model. Do market research and verification. Focus on formal structure and building the foundation
Prepare a go-to-market plan. Development product concept and MVP. Define primary customer segments and how to get the first pilot and customers
Building a sustainable business structure and governance. Develop and strengthen the service offering. Finding product-market-fit and develop routines for customer follow-up
Improve and develop the product through R&D in combination with intensive growth activities. Acquire risk capital to increase capacity and set the pace
Expand into new markets by establishing strategic partnerships and network to gain a foothold and learn the business culture and secure warm customer introductions
Our mentors offer knowledge and experience
We are highly focused on providing founders customers, capital and competence. Through 1:1 mentoring and close follow-up routines, you get the tools and methods you need to build a successful company.
Get matched with a personal mentor who will follow the development of your company, ensuring that the team moves forward towards relevant milestones, makes responsible strategic decisions and prioritizes the most important activities first.
What can you expect from us?
We go to great lengths to help our founders achieve their goals
We love working with tomorrow's game-changers
- Industry expertise
We have broad competence and experts in-house
Our application process
Submit the application and pitch deck for your company. We will interview and select sustainable companies with a scalable business model and international ambitions - is that you?
Would you like more information?
Contact Mikael Melitshenko at +47 481 76 614.