Ocean Tech Scale Up

Unlock growth in your company

  • Starts:17:00, 31 January 2023
  • Ends:19:30, 31 January 2023
  • Location:BI - Campus Bergen
  • Price:The seminar is free and open for all, but registration is mandatory.
  • Enrolment deadline:January 27
  • Contact:Bjarte Fagerås (bjarte.fageras@gceocean.no)

You are invited to meet this year’s participants of our unique Ocean Tech Scaling programme, to learn how we can help your organization to scale nationally and globally.

Aker Solutions, PGS, Additech, airMont and HOW Energy have participated in this year's program throughout extensive workshops concentrating on their growth strategies and business plans alongside world class entrepreneurs and mentors.

We are now recruiting for next year’s program, and hope that you will join us for this seminar; meeting the companies, faculty members and mentors in an informal setting.

A week at MIT in Boston

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

The program has a strong focus on how to develop strategy and networks in order to scale businesses globally.

It consists of 5 modules in total; four modules run over 2-3 days each in Norway and one module that runs over five days at the Martin Trust Centre for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston, Massachusetts.


  • Time
  • Title
  • Speakers
  • Welcome remarks


    Per Ingvar Olsen, Professor, BI Norwegian Business School and Owe Hagesæther, CEO, GCE Ocean Technology

  • Presentation of the Ocean Tech Scaling Program


    Per Ingvar Olsen, Professor, BI Norwegian Business School

  • Short presentations from this year’s participants: Additech, AirMont, Aker Solution Subsea, HOW Energy and PGS

  • Presentation by Karl Johnny Hersvik – CEO, Aker BP ASA about their transformation within oil and gas, followed by Q&A session.

  • Tapas and networking