Meet Telenor’s new innovation scouts

As the debate over the viability of corporate innovation rages on, Telenor has grabbed the bull by its horns and established a global innovation team. Three innovation and startup investment scouts are tasked with identifying exciting new digital services or startups to partner with to get new products in the market and contribute to the innovation ecosystem.

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Working with AI? Join the new AI-powerhouse at NTNU

Meet Ieva Martinkenaite – she’s heading Telenor’s latest and most exciting initiative; the brand new Telenor-NTNU AI-Lab in Trondheim. The new lab is collaboration between Telenor, NTNU and SINTEF to strengthen national competitiveness and add valuable, future-proof competencies to the Norwegian society. Martinkenaite, who’s a Vice President for Telenor Research and based in Oslo, says …

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Igniting the passion for corporate innovation

Is the only way a corporate can be innovative through collaborating with external startups, or can companies foster internal innovation? In 2016 Telenor Group decided to attempt the latter by launching Ignite Incubator, an internal intrapreneurship programme across 13 countries. The response was overwhelming, so much so that round #2 is currently ongoing.

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