Student news archive

“Perhaps the best collection of pitches I have seen at NTNU”

For the third consecutive year, we had the privilege of hosting the NTNU Student Investor Day. Thanks to our collaboration with Sparebank 1 SMN, StartupTRD, and 6AM Accelerator, we successfully organized an event where the future of Norwegian innovation had the unique opportunity to connect with investors and gain valuable insights. This event not only...
Student
6th July 2023

What is an ecosystem within the innovation environment?

Earlier in May, we invited students and educators to the seminar: “Student-driven ecosystems for innovation and entrepreneurship”. This was an academic seminar where we explored the question: “How can we best utilize ecosystems for student innovation in formal entrepreneurship education?” The day was filled with lectures, discussions, and group work. By Pernille Svartveit Osmundsen The...
Educators, Student
18th May 2023

Start Sirkulær 2023 – engaging students to focus on circular economy

February 16th to 17th Start Sirkulær 2023 was arranged by Start NTNU and Engage. With the subtitle: “An entrepreneurial journey within the circular economy”, that was exactly what was intended for the participants. The goal was to inspire and engage the students at NTNU to work further with innovation and entrepreneurship within the circular economy....
Student
13th March 2023

NTNU Student Investor Day: 12 May 2023

Engage and NTNU School of Entrepreneurship announces this year's event the 29th of April. One lucky winner will also be invited to join Stage Two, the first pan-European competition for the best startups spinning out of leading European universities.
Student
11th May 2023

“STUD-ENT” kick-off at The Mine – in collaboration with Innovation Norway

The deadline for the annual “STUD-ENT” application is approaching. With that in mind, Engage hosted an event in collaboration with Innovation Norway, where both students at NTNU and employees across different universities and colleges involved in innovation and entrepreneurship, were invited to learn more about the application process. By Nicole Monavari On the 24th of...
Educators, Student
13th March 2023

Pop-up stores – a practical approach to university studies

The 24-28 October, 8 different student companies popped up in the common area of Nord University of Bodø. Anyone passing had the chance to purchase reflex totebags, winter kits, T-shirts, caps, bracelets, and iced coffee. The pop-up store founders were students of the new course Entrepreneurship and Value Creation, developed by Sølvi Solvoll, Trine Åsheim...
Educators, Student
7th January 2023

Kelpinor receives one million NOK from Norinnova and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The NTNU-based start-up company Kelpinor has been awarded one million NOK, after winning the “People’s Prize” and the “Jury’s Innovation Prize” during the accelerator program Arctic Ignite, under the auspices of Norinnova. Ten other entrepreneurial companies from Northern Norway also took part in the competition, and the development grants were awarded on behalf of the...
Student
26th October 2022

Together to: Innovate

On the 21st of September, the event “Together to: Innovate” was held for the very first time, as part of NTNU and The Mine’s partnership with Equinor. The first prize was 300,000 NOK, and students across all disciplines had the opportunity to participate and compete against other students. The competition’s only criterion was that the...
Student
20th October 2022

Inspired to improve healthcare

Entrepreneurship education engaging students to improve healthcare! By Gunn-Berit Neergård, researcher at SFU Engage In august, the graduate students of nursing education at NTNU were invited to participate in a three-day innovation camp. The students were introduced to innovation, entrepreneurship, authentic challenges by industry actors and collaborative team work. The camp ended with a pitch...
Educators, Student, Uncategorized
15th September 2022

Building Spark* Split

In March 2022 we had the chance to attend Spark* Split’s very first kick-off event. This was Sparks first real chance to meet the rest of the University, and to introduce the Spark concept to all students and faculty at the university. By Ingeborg Sofie Bogen Spark* Split was started this fall as a part...
Student
4th June 2022