Finnesand to manage the cluster

We are pleased to announce that Stig Finnesand (42) will be joining Nordic Edge as the Project Manager for the newly established Smart City Cluster from June 1st.

Finnesand is currently with Skagen AS, where he has been a Project Manager for the last six years. In his role there, he implemented new funds, products and IT projects in new markets.  Prior to this, Finnesand worked for Aker Solutions for 12 years as a Business Manager and Department Manager. He is a graduate from BI and holds a Master in Project Management and Business Economics Analysis.

The Smart City Innovation Cluster is the first of its kind in Norway and became one of the clusters of the Arena Program, owned and operated jointly by Innovation Norway, The Research Council and Siva, on January 1st , 2018. 

The Cluster has 11 core companies and 50 different partners comprised of co-entrepreneurs, research and education institutions, public authorities and finance actors aiming at creating value and innovation in the companies, while developing qualitative and cost-effective smart city solutions for cities and communities.

Monday April 28th will be the kick-off event for the cluster, read more.

Our focus

The Nordic Edge Smart City Innovation Cluster pursue project success in 5 key Smart City areas:

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Our ambitions

With the new Arena status, Stavanger-based Smart City Innovation Cluster aims to be a driving force for the development of smarter cities and communities, and to become the leading player in the Nordic region by 2021.

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The Expo, a uniqe meeting place

At Nordic Edge Expo 2018 we will cover themes like Mobility, Welfare Technology, EdTech, Energy and Environment, Big and Open Data, Business Models for the Public Sector, Citizen Involvement and much more.

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