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Shots from the Ocean Tech Program 2021.
Left: Participants from Blue Lice, Hydrogen Mem-Tech, Scantrol, Visavi, Unifai, Ecosubsea, Fieldmade and Ocean Space Acoustics joined the Ocean Tech Scaling Program 2021.

Work alongside experts and peers through five modules to create robust strategies for scaling up your company’s projects globally. Join our Ocean Tech Scaling Program taking place in Bergen, Oslo and MIT in Boston autumn 2022.

The Ocean Tech Scaling Program is designed to stress test your growth strategy making sure that the market wants what you have to offer and boosting your growth with tools taught by world class lecturers at BI Norwegian business school in Norway and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston.

Five modules

The programme is divided in to five modules:

  1. Market strategy (19-21 October at BI Campus Bergen)
  2. Business model (7-11 November at Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston with serial entrepreneur Bill Aulet and access to world class mentors)
  3. International scaling (7-8 December, at BI Campus Oslo)
  4. Organizing the company (11-12 January, at BI Campus Oslo)
  5. Risk management and financing the growth (31 January - 1 Februrary, at BI Campus Bergen)

*the dates are preliminary

This is what you get

The programme gives you an immersive learning experience with insights from a world-class faculty, experienced business mentors, investors and peers. A thorough scientific and business-oriented evaluation of your company, business model, strategy and growth potential.

Moreover, you will receive feedback, frameworks and tools to help you achieve rapid growth with a programme designed to help you create and implement a scaling strategy for internationalisation and rapid growth

Who should participate

Candidates for the programme are SME’s with the management resources, technology and competence to really grow and internationalise and larger entities working on new markets, new product offerings or spinnoffs.

How to join

If you would like to learn more about the programme or join the programme - contact Bjarte Fagerås, Senior R&D Advisor in GCE Ocean Technology..


The Ocean Tech Scaling Program is a collaboration between BI Norwegian Business School, Kongsberg Innovasjon, MIT and GCE Ocean Technology. The programme is sponsored by Sparebanken Vest.

Contact Information

Bjarte Fagerås

Senior R&D Advisor

Bjarte Fagerås