Business and Alumni

Corporate Partner

Do you want to strengthen your company's relationship with BI's students and academic forces? Our partner programme builds a bridge between BI and the business community.

Corporate partner


A leading listed Nordic non-life insurance company with 3,700 employees in the Nordic region. Gjensidige offers insurance products in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Baltics. The company has collaborated with BI for several years and in 2020 became BI's first Corporate Partner.


Endowed Professorship in Sea-based Industries

T. Wilhelmsen's Foundation

A private and independent foundation that was founded by ship owner Tom Wilhelmsen in 1965. The foundation has worked closely with BI since 2005, including the establishment of an endowed professorship at BI.


Endowed Professorship at the Centre for Cooperative Studies


The country's largest producer, distributor and exporter of milk, cheese and other dairy products, wholly owned by over 10,000 milk producers spread over 8,500 farms from all over Norway. Is also one of the partners of the BI International Case Competition.


Nortura SA

Norway's largest brand house in meat and egg products, wholly owned by Norwegian farmers. The group obtains raw materials from all over the country in its production and has factory operations in 30 municipalities and counties.


Endowed Professorship in Efficient Construction Processes at BI Research Centre for the Construction Industry


A state administration company under the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization that will implement the Storting's adopted policy in the state building and real estate sector. Their main task is to offer cost-effective and functional premises to state-owned enterprises.



Norway's largest housing developer and housing manager, one of the Nordic region's largest housing developers and a cooperative owned by the members.



Norway's largest and one of the leading interdisciplinary consulting companies in the Nordic region. Their services are aimed at community planning, engineering and architecture, and they are a leading player both nationally and internationally.



The Backe Group was established in 1946 and today has as its business idea to run construction business, project development and property management.



A. Wilhelmsen Foundation

A foundation with the goal of supporting the maritime environment and education related to the sector. Since 2010, the foundation has had its own scholarship program at BI for international master's students.




One of the world's largest providers of auditing, consulting and legal services, with 244,400 employees in over 150 countries. The company has collaborated with BI around the Master Merit Society since 2018.



A non-profit organization and the country's leading EE recycling company, with 14 treatment plants and 100 collectors who take care of the producer responsibility of around 3000 manufacturers and importers of EE products. Collaborator for BI International Case Competition.


Construction City

The innovation cluster will be a driving force for collaboration and new solutions in the construction and real estate industry. Established in 2018 with OBOS, AF Gruppen and Betonmast as partners. Collaborator for BI International Case Competition.


Other Partnerships

Polyteknisk Forening

Polyteknisk Forening is independent, interdisciplinary and non-commercial with 2000 private, corporate and organizational members. Through competence networks and partnerships across sectors, the Polytechnic Association facilitates digital and physical dialogue on important topics in technology, society and business.