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
Rannveig Tobiassen

Rannveig Tobiassen

Business Developer

Marketing and Accelerator Manager

Asle Pedersen

Asle Pedersen

Business Developer

Consultant Commercialisation of Research

Petter H. Amundsen

Petter H. Amundsen

Business Developer

Incubator Manager

Kristen Strat

Kristen Strat

Business Developer

Business Controller

Runar Brøvig

Runar Brøvig

Business Developer

Expertise Broker

OUR EXPERTISE NETWORK

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

Tom Aguirre

Tom Aguirre

Hired Consultant

Communications Manager at Viking Heat Engines.
Previously Managing Director of Blank AS, CEO of Com2gether AS, Board member of Digin.

Trond Erik Bognø

Trond Erik Bognø

Hired Consultant

Adviser at HERO Norge and FJ Management Development.
Previously Director of Strategy, BD & Marketing, entrepreneur founder of NextGenTel.

415 08 148

trond@bogno.no

Egil Norman Olsen

Egil Norman Olsen

Hired Consultant

Adviser at CR Group.
Previously Department Engineer at Statoil, CEO at HERNIS.

900 20 902

eno@crgroup.no

Vegar Kristensen

Vegar Kristensen

Hired Consultant

Egde Consulting. Previously Project and Technical Manager at Broadnet and Ventelo.

Raymond Johnsen

Raymond Johnsen

Hired Consultant

VP Products, Umoe Advanced Composites
Previously Managing Director at NODE inkubator,
Managing Director Umoe Advanced Composites

Kjell Ove Klauset

Kjell Ove Klauset

Hired Consultant

Previously Sales Manager at Kilden, Director at Comfort Hotell Kristiansand, Copyrighter Recommended

911 43 104

kklauset@gmail.com

Svenn Roar Larsen

Svenn Roar Larsen

Hired Consultant

CR Group. Wide experience as manager within the banking and finance sector. Previously manager at the recruitment company Mercuri Urval, Porsgrunn office. Holds a number of Directorships.

970 13 711

srl@crgroup.no

Janne Nilsen

Janne Nilsen

Hired Consultant

Marketing and Communication. Experience with the consumer market and the commercial market.
Board member of Skral Festival

954 56 025

janne.2806@gmail.com

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 (Teknova)

Anne Grete Ellingsen (GCE Node)

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)

Vest-Agder County Administration

Aust-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.