Oslo is Europe’s fastest growing capital, and in partnership with Viken, has a joint policy platform for innovation and entrepreneurship. Significant industries in the region include finance and insurance activities, public administration, communications, retail, and health and social work.

MIT REAP Team Oslo has stakeholders from OsloMet, Norvestor, the Oslo Municipality, and StartupLab, BI Norwegian School of Management, Viken county,  DNB and Ownersroom.

Team Members

University
Government
Corporate
Risk Capital
Entrepreneur

Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model

Morten Irgens
Champion
Advisor to the Rector at OsloMet
Amir Sasson
Professor and Provost for Innovation and Outreach at BI Norwegian Business School
Øyvind Michelsen
County Director in Viken County
Henning Vold
Partner at Norvestor Equity AS
Ståle Løvbukten
Serial Entrepreneur, Co- founder and Board member at Owners Room and Angel Investor
Jan Fredrik Lockert
Head of Business Development Unit, City of Oslo
Karianne Melleby
Director for Corporate Partnerships, StartupLab
Liv Karin Larsen
Senior Advisor, MIT REAP at OsloMet
Ingvild Jøranli
Project Manager, MIT REAP Oslo and Akershus Secretariat
Erik Larsen
Business Developer, Innovation & Customer Journeys, DNB Bank ASA

Team Strategy

  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • MIT REAP Team Oslo & Vikens Blog
  • Team Oslo & Vikens Linkedin Group

Core Regional Metrics

INNOVATION CAPACITY

Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.

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People

Oslo and Vikens combined have a population of approximately 1.3 million. 667,000 live in Oslo, and 602,000 in Akershus.

Performance

26.8% of “value creation” in Norway comes from the Oslo and Vikens region.

Demand

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Funding

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Culture & Community

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Infrastructure

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ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPACITY

Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.

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Funding

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Demand

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People

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Performance

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Culture & Community

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Infrastructure

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