Innoventus Sør

Innoventus Sør is a regional innovation company, SIVA incubator (The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway)FORNY agent and Pre-seed Administrator representing Southern Norway. We focus on innovation, which is a prerequisite for ensuring growth, new creation and renewal in the region. The company works actively with entrepreneurs, trade and commerce, public agencies and the academic and research world in order to create sustainable solutions for the future. Our business concept is to contribute to the commercialisation of innovative ideas that provide growth and employment.

  • For inventors

    we contribute to realising their dreams. Companies that start up in incubators are given a unique opportunity to succeed.

  • For trade and commerce

    we contribute to increasing their competitiveness. Companies that do not challenge themselves will be challenged by others.

  • For investors

    we contribute to increasing their return on investment by investing in our start-up companies.

WE WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY CHALLENGING AND SUPPORTING IN THE COMMERCIALISATION OF NEW IDEAS

A difference by adding the right expertise and experience.

Challenging by daring to ask difficult questions.

Supporting by making the entrepreneur succeed.

EMPLOYEES

Kamilla Sharma

Kamilla Sharma

CEO
Gerhard Steen

Gerhard Steen

Business Developer
Kristine Ribe-Christensen

Kristine Ribe-Christensen

Business Developer
Runar Brøvig

Runar Brøvig

Business Developer
Ludvig Nordal

Ludvig Nordal

Business Developer
Ranveig Stalsberg

Ranveig Stalsberg

Business Developer
Marthe Syvertsen

Marthe Syvertsen

Trainee / Project Assistant

OUR EXPERTISE NETWORK

At Innoventus Sør we link our expertise network with the companies we work with.

Ingvild Jensen

Ingvild Jensen

Consultant
Asle Pedersen

Asle Pedersen

Consultant
Anne-Grete Ellingsen

Anne-Grete Ellingsen

Consultant
Tom Aguirre

Tom Aguirre

Consultant
Trond Erik Bognø

Trond Erik Bognø

Consultant
Egil Norman Olsen

Egil Norman Olsen

Consultant
Kristian Råmunddal

Kristian Råmunddal

Consultant
Raymond Johnsen

Raymond Johnsen

Consultant
Kristen Strat

Kristen Strat

Consultant
Kjell Ove Klauset

Kjell Ove Klauset

Consultant
Øyvind Berntsen

Øyvind Berntsen

Consultant
Arne Roger Janse

Arne Roger Janse

Consultant

OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS

At Innoventus Sør we link our service providers with the companies we work with.

THE BOARD

Ulf Hustad, The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway – SIVA SF

Innoventus Sør plays an important role in the development of the region as it is engaged in bolstering the interaction between the private and public sector. For entrepreneurs it can be of vital importance to have the support of professionals who are able to offer a wealth of experience and knowledge of starting their own businesses.

Being the innovation company of Southern Norway, we also play an important role in industrial restructuring by contributing to growth in established industries and further developing new industrial enterprises.

Ulf Hustad, The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway – SIVA SF

Thor Arne Håverstad, Chairman (NORCE)

Tom Nysted (Agder Energi)

Anne Torunn Hvideberg (Tvedestrand Kommune)

Bjørn-Tore Flåten (University of Agder)

Hilde Tallaksen (Lindesnesregionen Næringshage)

Carina Ugland (Ugland Holding)

Ulf Hustad (The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway – SIVA)

OUR OWNERS

The Industrial Development Corporation of Norway (SIVA Selskapet for Industrivekst SF)

Agder County Administration

HRM Consult AS

J.B. Ugland Venture AS

Arendal Municipality

Sparebanken Sør

Ericsson AS

Aust-Agder Næringsselskap AS

Kristiansand Municipality

Agder Energi AS

Grimstad Municipality

Skeie Group AS

Innoventus Sør is a non-profit organisation.

  • We provide objective advice and match the right expertise, collaboration partners and financial supporters to the businesses.
  • We are located with a number of other organisations within innovation and entrepreneurship.