NHH student Erik Tien Huynh (22) talked to about 50 farmers to gain access to land. Now he has 15 employees and expects an excellent summer season. ‘The goal is to sell several tonnes of berries.’
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Mari Larsen Sæther (26) have a mother who happily remove rubbish from the street and a father who taught her to repair rather than buy new things. Now she is a business developer at the waste technology company Carrot.
NHH Professor Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen has become an Excellent Teaching Practitioner.
When it comes to artificial intelligence, we develop solutions that we don’t fully understand, and so we don’t understand their implications. Consequently, we also don’t understand what ethical dilemmas may arise.
The electric car giant excels in the Norwegian Innovation Index 2022. ‘Tesla has turned the car industry upside down,’ says NHH Professor Tor W. Andreassen.
Don't fear doomsday, but invest in innovation before a crisis hits, says Professor Bram Timmermans. Handling external shocks was the topic when NHH and Telenor invited to "The HUB Summit".
The world's first ranking of the most innovative companies, as customers experience them, has been developed at NHH. Soon eight countries imported and implemented the Norwegian Innovation Index.
Dagfinn Myhre, Head of Telenor Research, will take over as Chair of the Board of DIG.
On Tuesday 14 June 2022 Tatevik Harutyunyan will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
IKEA leads the Commercial Innovation Index for the sixth year in a row, while NRK, Posten and the Norwegian Tax Administration are among the newcomers on the top lists.
Natalie Milde (29) secured a position in Berlin after completing the Innovation School. ‘An increasing number of students want to work abroad,’ says Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Stig Tenold.
On Friday 28 January 2022 Magne S. Angelshaug will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Christian Braathen: Entrepreneurs often need financing to avoid having an additional job, outside the start-up company. On the other hand, investors demand that entrepreneurs work only with the start-up company before they finance.
Christian Braathen: Foundership contributes to extrem personal growth, but there is a dark side of the picture.
NHH graduate Jens Aarre Seip wants to lower the threshold for asking questions during lectures. Now, the start-up has secured agreements with 11 Norwegian educational institutions, including NHH.
The number of student consultants in SEB incubator has increased from four to 16 over the past year. While SEB provides local, professional advice, the NHH students provide free consultancy services.
Retail is undergoing major changes. Can new business models, ecosystems and artificial intelligence uphold employment and maintain diversity in the sector? A new DIG project will address these issues.
The Norwegian Innovation Index 2020 voted Sbanken, Netflix and HBO as the best in digital innovation.
Marius Bratsberg has attended the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship at NHH and learnt simple measures that can make or break an idea.
The year 2020 gave us a medical crisis and a financial upturn – which is better than we feared, writes Tor Wallin Andreassen in BT.
Christian Braathen: In order for leaders to be able to be more critical to analysis, also researchers will have to change their way of working.
‘We must bring the customers into the conversation about development work to a much greater extent,’ says Professor and Centre Director Tor W. Andreassen. 1 September is the launch of the NHH DIG centre.
NHH's new centre DIG aims to become the number one research environment for innovation in Norway. The centre will cooperate with 15 leading businesses and is scheduled to open in September.
Alexander W. Cappelen and Aksel Mjøs are among the members of the reference groups for the EU's new research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.
The lockdown in Norway has been successful in reducing the pressure on the healthcare system. If Norway would have followed the more lenient Swedish response, the peak number of COVID19 hospitalizations would have been three times higher.
Through the company Mycroft, PhD candidate Christian Braathen makes it easier to create good work schedules. He is now set to receive NOK 1 million from the Research Council of Norway.
On Monday 27 April 2020 Sujit Pandey will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic. On Tuesday 28 April he will defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
“I never set myself the explicit goal to become a professor. I have just been doing what I like. This is a fantastic day for me”, Bram Timmermans says.
Entrepreneur and master’s degree student Jens Aarre Seip wants to make maths and statistics assistance more accessible. Norway’s biggest private upper secondary school is now going to test the app, called SnapMentor.
Leif K. Sandal and Gunnar S. Eskeland et al: We have a formidable opportunity to cooperate to take Western Norway forward.
A linear economic growth logic is no longer sustainable. A call for a sustainable growth that make people thrive, is required.
‘It appears that the Norwegian oil and gas industry have snapped up all the talent from related industries, at the same time as putting their salaries under pressure,’ says researcher Bram Timmermans at NHH.
Online food delivery services such as Foodora make restaurants more profitable and productive, according to new research. ‘However, their prices are high, and collaboration can therefore be expensive,’ warns professor.
At Innovation school in California, Ingvild Kvinnsland learned new innovation techniques to bring innovation in business. ‘That makes her attractive in the job market,’ says an NHH researcher.
After three years of working around the clock, entrepreneur and master’s student Christian Braathen is set to launch the shift planner arbeidsplanen.no this week. He is already in talks with some major companies.
NHH researcher Tina Saebi has reviewed 395 scientific articles in the field of social entrepreneurship. Her paper has been published in Journal of Management.
‘Launch a product in a market that is big enough for you to make money and where you can stand out from the established enterprises. You can thereby avoid being in direct competition,’ says Cutters entrepreneur Kristian H Solheim.
The Research Council of Norway provides one million kroner for a good business idea. NHH researcher Bram Timmermans has the following message to the students: – Discover your inner entrepreneur and apply for funding, he says.
IKEA is the most innovative company in Norway for the second consecutive year, according to the Norwegian Innovation Index developed by CSI at NHH. Mobile company OneCall is the best climber on the index.
This year’s Lehmkuhl lecturer is investor and entrepreneur Frode Eilertsen. He fears that Norway will become a digital laggard: ‘I am concerned about how Norway is developing.’
In two weeks Professor Magne Supphellen opens NHH's new master's course Commercialisation of Innovations. Teams from NTNU and NHH are going to develop commercialisation strategies for real innovations.
Bergen – known for its dubious rainfall records – still manage to be a very pleasant place to stay during summer. At least when you have joined NHH Summer School: Just have a look at the course on social entrepreneurship!
The winner of NHH’s Research Dissemination Award 2017 is professor Tor Wallin Andreassen.
Norwegian customers have spoken: IKEA and Skandiabanken are the two most innovative companies in Norway. This is shown by the Norwegian Innovation Index developed by CSI at NHH.
Hiring a first employee is an important milestone for entrepreneurs.
– Firms with a high commitment to their sustainability purpose have a different organisational DNA, Ioannis Ioannou says. He and Idar Kreutzer are keynote speakers at FIBE 2017.
On Friday 25 November 2016 Seidali Kurtmollaiev will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Fully autonomous vehicles are due to be launched in the market within the next few years. Insight into key drivers of adoption intention is vital for managers in the industry in order to develop and communicate a product that fulfills consumer expectations and needs.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 Hans Anton Stubberud will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH
Norway needs to find jobs for more than one million highly educated people. "It is not skilled workers that need help – it is their children," says Professor Victor D. Norman.
On Friday 11 September 2015 Jarle Bastesen will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
The new research centre for service innovation uses companies as a laboratory, while the companies now have access to the researchers' expertise.
Too much wealth makes entrepreneurs fat and content. In a new study of Norwegian entrepreneurs, researchers find that profits increase most for the entrepreneurs with least capital.