Student or graduate? Apply for up to NOK 1 million through the Research Council’s STUD-ENT scheme. The funds will be used to further develop the business idea.

Application deadline STUD-ENT 2020: 12. February 

Increase your chances with Norinnova

We have good experience from previous application rounds and several of our incubator companies have started their journey with millions in funding from the Research Council of Norway. As a service in collaboration with UiT, we therefore assist in the work of developing a business plan and offer free guidance to projects that wish to apply.

Interested? Get in touch for a no-obligation chat.

What can you apply for funding for?

The support from STUD-ENT will be used to realize the business idea or carry out critical activities that reduce technology and concept risk.

Costs that can be covered include technical equipment, travel, consultancy services, technical assistance and salaries.

Requirements for applications

  • The team’s project manager is a recent graduate or in training:
    • Master’s level: Deliver the thesis before the start of the project
    • Professional education level: Completed at least four years prior to project start
    • PhD level: Confirmation from the institution that the STUD-ENT project can be carried out in parallel with the program
  • The business idea must be based on knowledge acquired through studies, be innovative and be based on a competitive advantage
  • There are no industry requirements and students from all fields of study can apply

Read more about the STUD-ENT scheme and further requirements at

Interested? Get in touch for a no-obligation chat!

You don’t have to have a clear business plan or have the entire application in place. That’s what we’re here to help you with. Send us an email with a brief description of your idea and team, and we’ll discuss how we can help you along the way. We look forward to hearing from you!

NB! Be early! We know from experience that it can take several weeks to complete the application. 

Eva Vikmane
450 68 473

Remember the application deadline: February 12