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

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Have you ever had an idea worth a million kroner?

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

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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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Nominate your candidate for 'Young Innovation Award' until September 22!

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

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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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Over 700 attendees enjoyed a packed day of insightful talks and discussion at Norway's fastest-growing technology conference.

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

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

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The Live Crowdfunding Experience is officially underway with the launch of our new MyShare Live platform.

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These four startups aim to win over the crowd at Studentersamfundet.

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55 startups made video pitches for Technoport 2016. Here is a closer look at seven of the best through the eyes of a mechanical engineer.

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

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We are thrilled to announce the appearance of Kickstarter co-founder Charles Adler at Technoport 2016 on 2-3 March.

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All at Technoport wish Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard a speedy recovery as he is forced to cancel his appearance in March.

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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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Apply to the world’s first accelerator program built exclusively for startups leveraging exponential technologies

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From digital health to delivery by drone, CES 2016 gave us a preview of what technology is just around the corner.

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New Year, New You? Here are some ideas that actually work...

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“The idea for the network came out of peer need. We have a lot of people who research on startups but we don’t have a venue to go to"

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Web Summit is one of the biggest tech conferences in the world. But why?

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The MIXER event was a great platform for network building, promotion and search for investment.

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The Homebrew Computer Club produced some of the biggest innovators in Silicon Valley history.

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Prepare for TEDx Trondheim with this special selection of talks for entrepreneurs

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Join Technoport's third Live Crowdfunding Experience for a chance to accelerate your business

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Do you have a disruptive digital idea focused on the marine industry? Finland's Wärtsilä wants to hear from you.

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If we designed a Norwegian public transportation ticketing system from scratch, surely it would play together nicely?

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The Norwegian Government has presented a new nationwide entrepreneurship plan. But does it go far enough?

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As a couple of new coworking spaces open up in Trondheim, is the coworking lifestyle for you?

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Productivity tips for busy entrepreneurs.

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Brazil is one of Norway's most important trading partners. Find out all you need to know.

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The informal talks quickly showed there is a genuine will for cooperation, and that the two universities should get to know each other’s specific expertise and R&D interests better.

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No Talk, All Action: Learn how to build a startup in just 54 hours by actually doing it!

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Did Trondheim Playground inspire you to get creative? We've found the ideal next step for you...

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Seram Coatings vant både Startstøtte, Midt-Norges største etablererstipend og ung innovasjonspris under Innovator, gründerens Oscarfest i dag. Det betyr en samla prispott på 700.000 kroner.

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Harness your inner child and it could change the way you work forever.

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The first Trondheim Playground starts in a few days... are you ready to play?
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Do you want to learn how Silicon Valley companies like Google, Facebook and Apple create amazing user-centred products and services?

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A focus on sales and a clear strategic plan was key for Dogu, the Trondheim-based technology startup.

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Samantha Quist, Executive Director at Technovation, spoke at Technoport 2015 about the lessons learned from her entrepreneurial journey.

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When competing against the might of Silicon Valley for talent, attention and investment, the Nordic region must stand together as one.

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A postcard from the technology capital of the world to the technology capital of Norway...

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From the food to the matchmaking and promise of an end-result, what exactly makes a tech conference worth attending?

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Trondheim-based Norwegian Creations has launched a new "Makers as a Service" concept, which Technoport used to great success at the Live Crowdfunding Experience.

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A look back at Technoport 2015, where Angela Lamont explained why the Lunar Mission One space project turned to crowdfunding to kickstart innovative scientific research.

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Have you noticed a lot of media coverage of the Norwegian startup scene just lately? That's all due to the great success of Startup Extreme, which brought the world's media and investors to Norway for a truly unique tech conference.
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Trondheim resident Fredrik Øvergård is lucky to be alive after a freak cycling accident, but his experience has been a force for good through his creation Smart113.

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The Norwegian shipping industry plays an important role in the global shipping industry with more than 2,000 active oceangoing ships at any one time.

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Congratulations to the very first Community Builder of the Year, chosen by Trondheim's own innovation community.
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"I advise young entrepreneurs to start testing their ideas right away. The right time to start is right now, for the perfect time will perhaps never be there"

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Are you ready to celebrate the progress of Trondheim's innovation community? Trondheim's first "Community Builder of the Year" award is to be presented at Tech, Hugs & Rock n Roll this Friday. Here is the shortlist!
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At Technoport 2015's Peace, Love & Entrepreneurship session, NTNU's Stephen Wellinger showed off some of the inspirational work from NTNU's Live Studio.

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Technoport travelled to Helsinki to take part in the Arctic15 conference that matches startups with investors. Here's some of the more interesting startups we found...

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The hottest startups in the Nordic region came together in Helsinki for the grand final of the Nordic Startup Awards 2015. Here are the results!

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VIDEO: Atari founder Nolan Bushnell delivered a memorable keynote talk at Technoport 2015 on the future of technology and gaming.

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Identity and access management might not be sexy, but Lasse Andresen's ForgeRock sure is successful. He's returning to Norway to pay it forward.

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Teenager creates Mojob, a new app that could benefit youth unemployment.

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Who deserves to win the first ever "Community Builder of the Year" award? Nominate the unsung heroes of Trondheim's innovation community today.

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Innovation Norway's #Drømmeløftet process is crowdsourcing the next phase of innovation policy. Here is what happened in Trondheim at Technoport 2015.

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The Norwegian final of the 2015 Nordic Startup Awards was held in Oslo last week. Here are the winners.

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Kari Eide is a dance student turned engineer. She now speaks to Norwegian schoolchildren about the benefits of studying maths and science.

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Are you the new student leader for Technoport? Find out what we're looking for, and how you can benefit.
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This summer, Startup Extreme will bring together investors, startups and the media in the unique environment of Fjord Norway.

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Do you have a startup or business idea to help combat climate change? If so, enter the Climate Launchpad competition.

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Technoport travelled to Lille to find out how they turned to digital entrepreneurship to help solve the region's economic troubles.

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The world cannot be filled with salmon alone, but the world may be filled by aquaculture technology developed in Norway.

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In a world where digital literacy is accelerating fast, why do so many of us still use the simplest of passwords?

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Will individuals, startups and initiatives from Trondheim repeat last year's success? Vote now in the Nordic Startup Awards 2015.

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Jeff Bezos built Amazon from nothing into the dominant retailer of the western world. Author Brad Stone reveals how he did it.

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Trondheim's DIGS expands its coworking offering towards makers and doers.

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Watch all 8 pitches from the Pitch Camp Final at Technoport 2015. Which is your favourite?

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Last week the Municipality of Trondheim arranged the Smart City Conference 2015 in cooperation with Bellona SmartCity and Siemens.

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The hidden success stories of Norway and how to apply the entrepreneurial mindset inside a corporation were the highlights of the closing day of Technoport 2015.

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The four startups at Technoport 2015's Live Crowdfunding Experience raised €67,000 to kick-off their equity crowdfunding campaigns.

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The first day of Technoport 2015 opened our eyes to the possibilities out there. Here is why!

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These eight entrepreneurs will get the chance to compete for 100,000kr live on stage at Technoport 2015 tomorrow.

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Major crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have both smashed their previous funding records for individual projects.

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Are your years at University the ideal time to start a business, or should you concentrate on your studies?

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Technoport continues its journey around the globe by taking a look at the norms and quirks of doing business in one of Europe's biggest economies.

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You have probably heard on a warm summer day someone remark that it is so hot you could fry an egg on the pavement...

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Check out the exciting launch of a brand new English language publication for Trondheim's technology community.

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Here are 5 reasons why Norwegian game developers should attend Technoport 2015 in March.

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Is it possible to grow a startup scene in a country with a population of just 320,000? The answer is a resounding yes. Bala Kamallakharan, founder of Startup Iceland, gives us the lowdown.

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What makes a Norwegian startup a Norwegian startup? We take a look at Socius, a startup born in Oslo but with a very international outlook.

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Industrial 3D printing has been around since the late 80’s, originally used as an easy way to make prototypes, also called Rapid Prototyping. In the last few years, its popularity has exploded, so where do we go from here?

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Some detailed reflections on Norwegian business culture from an American expat living in Trondheim.

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As the Internet of Things gathers pace and infiltrates every area of our daily lives, business opportunities are everywhere.

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For quite a few years we have heard about how online marketing is the future, but one Technoport staffer takes issue!

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The Trondheim region is home to 554 technology companies employing over 10,000 people, generating more than NOK 14.4bn (USD $1.9bn) in revenues, according to a new report.

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A shared idea about the future of technology went from a vision to a reality when three Norwegian students got together at NTNU.

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The jury has spoken and selected the four startups that will sell shares to the public during Technoport 2015.

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An in-depth look at how to do business in America, from an American currently living here in Trondheim.

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Talking to Technoport, two Norwegian students share their opinions and experiences on how it is to work in one of the world’s largest economies.

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What’s the one thing successful people such as Richard Branson, Jack Dorsey, even Barack Obama swear by? The power of their routines.

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Innovation in writing: a fiction book about entrepreneurship. Read the Technoport review of Eliot Peper's Uncommon Stock.

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Before you jump in with both feet and create profiles on every platform out there, stop, breathe, think. The most important step you can take with social media is nothing to do with a particular platform.

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The charismatic entrepreneur Shai Agassi was able to convince investors he would sell millions of electric cars in Israel and the rest of the world. Here's what happened next.

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Last week the mammoth Consumer Electronics Show once again took place in Las Vegas. Here's what we learned.

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In 2015, content marketing is all about establishing authority, whether that’s to attract investment, partners or customers. Working on a startup in silence is pointless: share your story.

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I would argue the falling oil price can be good news for Norway and in particular the future of Norwegian tech startups and entrepreneurship.

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Winter has arrived at Technoport Towers here in Trondheim, which means the end of the year is nigh. And what a year it has been.

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Despite the feel of a coworking space, Startup Lab is an incubator and companies must apply, as over 450 have done. There is no automatic acceptance.

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Anita Krohn Traaseth, new CEO of Innovation Norway, talks to Technoport about the challenges facing Norway.

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The founder of an Oslo startup shares with us his lessons on struggling with a business model and taking the decision to pivot.

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The shape of media is changing as users shift from desktop to mobile. Today content providers need to focus on different formats, shorter stories and new monetisation models.

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A new technology to drive better online discussions won Startup Weekend Trondheim last weekend.

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With only 15% female speakers at the conference it reminded me of seeing the TV series Silicon Valley, illustrating the overpopulation of guys in the IT world

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Everyone who is anyone in Trondheim’s technology scene gathered at the Clarion Hotel on Brattøya yesterday for the annual Trondheim Developer Conference.

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Technoport CEO Gøril Forbord reports from Manifestasjon, where Crown Prince Haakon emphasised that countries like Norway must take the cost associated with developing new technologies.

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Share the Problem: Could smaller cars, not bigger roads, solve our the congestion problems in our cities?

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As Albert Einstein once stated “we can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them”.

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Emax Norge is an initiative designed to inspire young people into entrepreneurship. Innovation Norway were keen to hear my thoughts.

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By focusing your innovative idea on Norway alone, you are missing out on 99.93% of the world.

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The task of raising money for a startup is a complex one. Technoport CEO Gøril Forbord tells a personal tale.

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International students are arriving from every corner of the world to spend a year or longer in Norway’s technology capital.

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The dust has settled on Technoport 2014 and we’ve had plenty of time to contemplate on the outcomes and learning opportunities of the conference.

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There's a buzz around Trondheim these days - the growing interest in the maker movement.

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Elon Musk announced that Tesla will allow its technology patents for use by anyone in good faith, in a bid to entice automobile manufacturers to speed up development of electric cars.

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Trondheim’s position as technology capital of Norway was enhanced at the Nordic Startup Awards in Oslo last week, with four awards heading back up the E6.

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After a successful late night at the Live Crowdfunding Experiment, you could be forgiven for expecting a low turn out for the final morning of Technoport 2014.

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I’d been looking forward to Technoport’s Live Crowdfunding Experiment since it was first announced months ago – and it didn’t disappoint.

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Vinnerne sto i kø. Det samme gjorde gratulantene. Årets Innovator, gründernes oscarfest, ble en fest for mange friske, spreke idéer. 300 deltok i arrangementet i storsalen, mens over 1600 har sett utdelinga via streaming.

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Attention turned to the power of the crowd on day two of the Technoport 2014 innovation conference.

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Social entrepreneurship took centre stage as Technoport 2014 opened in Trondheim today.

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Joining the dots together: The future of the internet with Joakim Formo

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This week we hear from Valentina D’Efilippo, a multi-disciplinary designer and co-author of The Infographic History of the World.

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In today’s blog we hear from some of the inspiring female entrepreneurs in Norway working to promote innovation and break the gender divide.

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This week we hear from Siri Skøien, an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of Comlight

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Jonas Kjellberg will tell Skype’s story during Technoport 2014, but here are a few questions in advance to whet your appetite…

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There’s a real buzz around equity crowdfunding right now, and we feel the world is watching us.

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Second in our series on sustainable driving is the growing trend of car collectives. Can you get by with only one car, borrowing a second when needed?

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Strong as an ant, smart as an elephant

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What steps are being taken to help us achieve a safer and more sustainable future? Technoport takes a look.

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The internet of things has become the internet of everything

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Horizon 2020 – a €15 billion fund aimed at building Europe’s knowledge-driven economy

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The European Commission has presented calls for projects under Horizon 2020 – a €15 billion fund aimed at building Europe’s knowledge-driven economy and tackling issues that will make a difference to people’s lives. A grand plan indeed.

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Over the coming months the Technoport Playground will host a series of articles, interviews, and discussions around the topic of crowdfunding.

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Academic strength has positioned Trondheim as Norway’s knowledge capital. But what is there for people outside the academic bubble?

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Eleven Norwegian startups recently completed a one-month intensive program of development at Innovation House in Palo Alto, California.

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At Startup Weekend, the best ideas emerge organically, develop rapidly, pivot where appropriate, and reveal just how innovative we humans can be, especially given a tight timeframe and resource restriction.

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400 feststemte deltakere. Direkte overføring på NRK Midt-Nytt, NRK radio og prisdryss til gründerbedrifter i tre kategorier.

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