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1 Innovation through collaboration
Clusters and support mechanisms - a Norwegian example Karin Gjerløw Høidahl

2 Coastline ( mainland): 25 148 km
NORWAY Population: (1 January 2012 ) Area : 385 186 km2 Coastline ( mainland): 25 148 km Inhabitants per km2 land area: 16 ( 2011)

3 Photo: Siv Nærø/ Innovation Norway

4 Innovation Norway We give local ideas global opportunities
Oslo Main Office Regional offices Offices in more than 30 countries Offices in every county

5 Our services Financing services Promotional services Networking
Competence services Advisory services 5 5

6 Basic Services Advisory International Growth
Advisory Strategic positioning Advisory Design services Advisory International Trade Regulations Advisory IPR advisory service Advisory EU advisory service Advisory Mentoring service for Entrepreneurs Networking Business Networks Networking Arena Programme Networking Norwegian Centres of Expertise Competence Global Entrepreneurship Training (GET) Competence FRAM Competence Female Mentor Promotional International Trade Fairs Promotional Tourism Marketing Programme Promotional Business delegations Financing Grants to start-ups Financing R&D contracts Financing Guarantee for working capital Financing Low risk loans Financing Environmental technology scheme Financing Innovation loans Financing Skattefunn Financing Grants

7 Increased competitiveness in regional clusters through
long-term internal and external collaboration Early phase clusters 3-5 years 23-25 clusters NOK 60 mill. (2013) Mature, world class clusters 10 years 12 clusters NOK 70 milll. (2013)

8 The cluster development project
Selection procedures Call for proposals Information meeting Project development Project proposal Contracts Project implementation Approval The cluster Cluster resources Collaboration and cluster identity Position and potential The cluster development project Ownership and leadership The strategic idea and expected impacts Plan for implementation Additionality Criteria Program Board Expert panel

9 NCE Smart Energy Systems
NCE-supported clusters 2014 NCE Aquaculture NCE Instrumentation NCE Maritime NCE Tourism Fjord Norway NCE Raufoss NCE Subsea NCE Oslo Cancer Cluster NCE Culinology NCE Systems Engineering Kongsberg NCE NODE NCE Micro- and Nanotechnology NCE Smart Energy Systems

10 Arena-supported clusters 2014
Arctic Winter Adventures Arena BioTech North Arctic Maritime Cluster Mineral cluster North Arena Smart Grid Sevices Ocean ingredients Smart Water communities Furniture Cluster Arena Nxt Media iKuben Wind Cluster Norway Arena Fruit Cluster Valdres Health cluster Arena NOW Arena Heidner MediArena Oslo Medtech Design Arena Subsea Valley Maritime CleanTech West Arena Magica Arena Ocean of opportunities Electric Mobility Norway Arena Eyde Clean Water Norway Arena Usus Arena Leisure Boats Arena Digin

11 Funders and owners Ministry of Ministry of Trade and Local Government
Industry Ministry of Local Government And Regional Development

12 Supporting the clusters
Program manager Contracts, strategies Customer responsible Regular dialogue Sector responsible: Sector strategic issues Learning and development Offices abroad internationalization RCN Regional representatives SIVA Regional representatives

13 Cluster development –Norwegian experiences
Cluster initiatives are important in regional and national innovation strategies Strong demand for cluster support instruments: Funding and additional services The support instruments should be coordinated A growing awareness in the business community to form partnership – And a growing willingness to invest in cluster development Evaluations of cluster programmes and projects are positive – but there is always room for improvement! No one size fits all!


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