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These up and coming promising student startups took home almost 400 000 NOK!

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Technoport is recognizing extraordinary local community builders – those dedicated people that make Trondheim’s innovation ecosystem great. Who will win this year’s "Community Builder of the Year" award?

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Day 2 of Technoport was characterized by innovative startups, 'speed dates' and technology for the future. This year's conference set a new record for number of attendees, exhibitors and speakers.

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More than 1000 participants showed up when the fourth annual Technoport conference started in Trondheim Wednesday, March 8th. Befitting of the International Women’s Day, innovating women were in focus.

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Market oriented companies report higher growth rates as they are able to pivot according to changing market needs with solutions that are superior to rivals. In other words, human-centered design—putting people at the center of innovation and development projects, both in society and business.

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Outlining the big picture.

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Our strength lies in the active membership in our organisation, from key players in our business sector such as Sparebank1 and Statoil, to Norway's largest University NTNU, to our local government, the City of Trondheim. Through these relationships we help to support our thriving startup community.

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A University professor believes a focus on the human factor as early as possible in research projects will help to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

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Sneak-humanitiesation?

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As technology continues to develop at an astonishing pace, one human science consultant fears we are losing the human experience.

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At the Innovation Expo we will explore how new technology is changing the way we live, work and learn. For one day only a mix of innovative research, startups and industry will give us a unique glimpse of our potential future.

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A British business has observed that companies perform better when they show empathy.

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As Norway gradually moves towards a post-oil economy, access to startup funding will be a key enabler of new businesses. After lagging behind Sweden and Finland for years, funding for such enterprise is finally becoming available.

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Youtube star and the leader of Norway's most important innovation organization are coming to next year's Technoport.

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'Most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong' making an appearance at Technoport: The Human Factor on 8-9 March.

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What is Blockchain? If you don't know, you should!

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One of the world's most famous scientists will be visiting Trondheim during the STARMUS Festival.

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Technoport is looking to expand its PR & Communication team.

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Have you ever had an idea worth a million kroner?

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Want to make the best innovation conference and meeting of minds in the Nordics?

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Could it be possible to take urban transportation to the next level, leaving consumers with costs close to zero? Yes, says the founders behind the urban transportation startup, Spiri.
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Congratulations to the winners of this year's 'Community Builder of the Year' award - Arnstein Johannes Syltern, Jaya Thomlison and Mats Mathisen.

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Are you ready to celebrate the progress of Trondheim’s innovation community? Trondheim’s second “Community Builder of the Year” award is to be presented at Tech, Hugs and Rock 'n' Roll this Friday. Here are the shortlisted!

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Trondheim Playground is Norway’s only independently organised innovation event that is coordinated entirely through collaboration. Showcasing the best of innovation, creativity and tech from the Greater Region of Trondheim, last year’s event took place across the city, hosted by over 30 individual organisations and companies, offering 40 unique event with an intention to open the doors to innovation---and get local residents involved.
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Iceland is one of the most scarcely populated Nordic countries with a population the size of a medium-sized Nordic city, but still, the nation has an aspiring entrepreneurial mindset with community builders and driving forces making big things happen. Our CMO, Marie Jacobsen Lauvås, was there for the first time to explore the secrets behind the Icelandic startup scene.
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This year's Technoport has been the biggest yet. Speakers, start-ups, and investors from all over the world came to Trondheim trying to 'crack the code'.

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In November 2015, a too slowly driving car in California was pulled over by the police, just to find out that there was no driver inside! The car was one of Google’s prototypes of self-driving vehicles, showing us that self-driving cars no longer are science fiction.
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Over 700 attendees enjoyed a packed day of insightful talks and discussion at Norway's fastest-growing technology conference.

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Over 2.3 million NOK was raised at Technoport's Live Crowdfunding Experience, smashing all previous records for Norway's leading live equity crowdfunding event.

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A Trondheim-based noise-cancellation startup won Technoport 2016's Pitch Competition.

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For the first time, Technoport 2016 hosted an expo full of innovative technology you could play with.

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Around 50 entrepreneurs attended Startup Metrics, one of many intensive workshops on the final day of Technoport 2016.

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Work-Work is a co-working space, cafe and gaming lab in downtown Trondheim, Norway.

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30 startups pitched for investment to turn their ideas into reality today, as over 400 meetings took place in 3 hours.

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An interview with Technoport 2016 speaker and NTNU design thinker Martin Steinert.

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We interview Technoport 2016 speaker Jennifer Vessels about how to distribute through channel partners and organising your sales force.

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Technoport 2016 speaker Ken Morse answers 8 questions about sales for entrepreneurs

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Almost all known-brand smartphones are not built to the standards required for use offshore. One Norwegian company is changing that.

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