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Discover how to make your business grow: Join our seminar in Bergen

Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Aker BP ASA will talk about the company's transformation within oil and gas at this seminar. Photo by Aker BP

You are invited to attend a special seminar in Bergen, to discover how we can help your organization to scale nationally and globally.

Aker Solutions, PGS, Additech, airMont and HOW Energy have participated in the latest Ocean Tech Scaling program and will share their experiences with the audience.

The program included extensive workshops focusing on their growth strategies and business plans, as well as guidance from world-class entrepreneurs and mentors.

The Ocean Tech Scaling Program is led by BI Norwegian Business School in cooperation with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and GCE Ocean Technology, and since 2018, five programs have been completed, with a total of 37 participating companies.

The seminar will be held on January 31st at Handelshøyskolen BI in Bergen, and will give you the opportunity to meet the participating companies, faculty members, and mentors in an informal setting. Moreover, to learn how you can enter this program.

Tailored for working participants

The program is executed through modules in Bergen and Oslo, but also includes a week-long module at the Martin Trust Centre for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston, Massachusetts, where companies will gain valuable insights and connections to help them scale their businesses globally.

During the seminar, you will hear from this year's participants as they present their experiences and takeaways from the program, and Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Aker BP ASA, will speak about the company's transformation within oil and gas, and answer any questions you may have. The seminar will end with a networking session, providing an opportunity for attendees to connect with industry leaders and experts.

The seminar is free and open to all, but registration is mandatory. To register, please visit the website provided in the invitation.


We look forward to seeing you there!

Contact Information

Bjarte Fagerås

Senior R&D Advisor

Bjarte Fagerås


The programme is a unique scaleup programme for the ocean industries organised by GCE Ocean Technology together with BI Norwegian Business School, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kongsberg Innovasjon.

We offer:

  • An immersive 12-week 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
    Feedback, frameworks and tools to help you achieve rapid growth
  • A programme designed to help you create and implement a scaling strategy for rapid growth
    5-day module at Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston with serial entrepreneur Bill Aulet