STUD-ENT: Apply for 1 million kroner to develop your business idea

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

Deadline for obtaining application assistance from Norinnova to STUD-ENT 2021: January 4 

Increase your chances with Norinnova

We have good experience from previous application rounds, and companies such as Medsensio, Keenious and Pazzing started their journey with million support from the Research Council of Norway. In cooperation with UiT, we can now assist in developing the business plan and offer free guidance to projects that wish to apply. It is time consuming to prepare a STUD-ENT application with high enough quality to reach, therefore it is important that you get in touch early!

Interested?  Get in touch for a non-binding chat.

What can you apply for support?

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 are, for example, technical equipment, travel, consulting services, technical assistance and salaries.

Requirements for Applications

  • Team Manager Are newly educated or under-education at:
    • Master level: delivers the main task before the project start
    • Professional education level: Completed a maximum of four years before the start of the project
    • PhD level: Confirmation from institution that STUD-ENT project can be carried out in parallel with the study
  • The business idea must be based on knowledge acquired through studies, be innovative and take into account a competitive advantage
  • There are no requirements for industry and students from all study directions can apply

Read more about the STUD-ENT scheme and additional claims on

Interested? Please contact us for a no-obligation chat!

You don't need a clear business plan or have the full application in place – you'll get help with us. Send us an email with a brief description of the idea and the team and we'll talk about how we can assist you along the way. We look forward to hearing from you!

Nb! Be out early! From experience we know that it can take several weeks to finalize the application. The sooner we get started, the better chance you have!

Student @ norinnova .no

Remember application deadline: 17 March 2021