Is your business ready to move on?

 Join the growth program Scaleup IX.

Scaleup IX is a growth program developed and adapted by Norinnova , targeting ambitious Northern Norwegian startups who want to take their company to a new level.

The program is designed to provide you with learning, networking and investor access.

Scaleup IX is a growth program dedicated to early-stage growth businesses. The aim is to give promising Northern Norwegian companies increased their ability to grow. This is done by providing access to investors, expertise, business development tools and networks relevant to grow nationally and internationally.

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Norinnova AS
Siva Innovation Centre Tromsø

Who can apply?

• Companies looking for private capital
• Companies with ambitions to reach out into the international market
• Companies that have developed a prototype and/or started sales
• Companies with a dedicated team of more than two people
• The company's strategy contributes to fulfilling one or more of the UN's sustainability goals

Norinnova have for 30 years worked closely with the innovation communities in Northern Norway to develop products and services that have made it noted internationally. Norinnova one of Northern Norway's most competent and experienced competence environments in the commercialisation of research. We connect researchers, start-ups, companies and commercial actors to develop and utilise the innovation power of the region. By developing new and innovative workplaces, we help create the business of the future.

Practical learning and guidance
We believe strongly in network meetings, sharing experience and practical guidance. We bring in funding partners, industry partners, academic partners and key people for guidance, networking, feedback, lectures and workshops.

Program fee
20,000 NOK pr. company 

Program content and dates

2021 / 2022


Compilation 1: Ready, Set, Grow

December 7 - 8, 2021

Learn to set goals to achieve your ambitions and what it takes to achieve them. The collection will prepare the company to perform in line with the required expectations. The days will consist of professional refills and workshops.

- Ambitions
- What does it take to be able to perform?
- How to create culture to perform?


Collection 2: The Money Hunt

22 - 23 February 2022

Learn what is required of professional investors before making investments. The days will consist of professional refills and workshops.

– Capital raising strategies
– How to choose the right investor?
– What makes a company "bankable"?
– Shareholder expectations – and rights
– What opportunities exist for public funding


Collection 3: Value increase

April 26-27, 2022

This collection will teach you how to increase the value of your company to become attractive to new investors.

The collection is continuously updated.



Collection 4: Recruitment and management

June 7 - 8, 2022

How to lead, operate and develop a growth company.
The collection is continuously updated.


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Collection 5: Growth in new markets

30 - 31 August 2022

Learn how to prepare for expansion into new markets. The days will consist of professional refills and workshops.

– Choice of market
– Market access
– Global checklist
– Market introduction plan
– Do's and don'ts


Collection 6: Dissemination

October 4 - 5, 2022

Gain insight into how to design a message that hits, and create presentations that give you impact.

The collection is continuously updated.