Professor, Norwegian Business School BI
MIT REAP Team Southwest Norway’s regional focus is on 4 key cities, namely Ålsund, Bergen, Stavanger, and Kristiansand. The team is represented by strong and diverse stakeholders including university, risk capital, corporate, and government. Some of the organizations represented on the team include Norwegian Business School, The Sørlandet Knowledge Foundation, SR Bank, and Innovation Norway.
Entrepreneur Summer School similar to GFSA or Can Do Scale
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of innovators
-Education in tech and commercialization
-Funding for research
-Nature of established companies in region
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of entrepreneurs
-Quality of entrepreneurial education
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services