Would you like to be part of the hunt for future technologies and inventions from research environments in Northern Norway?

The research communities create many unique opportunities for innovation and Norinnova works closely with them to create business opportunities and new jobs. We know that every year, ideas are created that can contribute to a more sustainable future. That’s why it’s so important to find these. Norinnova is therefore looking for an idea hunter to track down new ideas that can be turned into products, services and growth companies based on research from Northern Norway.

At Norinnova, you’ll work with business developers who play off each other. Together, we work to create products and services that benefit society.
Your main task will be to recruit new ideas from researchers and students, as well as evaluate ideas that can be turned into new products or services.

We are looking for people who are passionate about innovation and want to find solutions for the challenges of the future. You have good relational skills, are curious and can see business opportunities in new technologies and services. You can be a recent graduate, as long as you are motivated by the opportunity.

Norinnova is one of the largest innovation companies in the region and has 21 competent employees with different educational and experience backgrounds. The company commercializes research, creates growth in start-ups and competitiveness in existing businesses.

Graduates are encouraged to apply!

Norinnova invests in young people who want to help develop the region and create new jobs!

Work tasks
  • Plan and conduct meetings with researchers and students
  • Recruit and evaluate new ideas
  • Plan and execute events
  • Collaboration with customers, researchers, students and funding agencies

Desired qualifications

  • Higher education, preferably with a master’s degree. Relevant work experience can replace higher education requirements
  • Good knowledge of Norwegian and English, both oral and written

Personal qualities

  • Engaged, sociable and curious
  • Independent
  • Ability to build relationships and networks
  • Comfortable giving presentations
  • Communicates purposefully and clearly with others

We offer:

  • A varied, meaningful and challenging workday .
  • An inspiring work environment with great colleagues and a high level of tolerance
  • Great opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Competitive terms and conditions


For questions about the position, contact Dept. manager Eirik Wasmuth Lundblad, tel: 976 87 571, or CEO. Asbjørn Lilletun, tel; 915 56 539

Application deadline: Written application with CV to be submitted by 23. January 2022 via Finn.no