Nominations announced for Oslo Innovation Award 2024

Oslo Innovation Award
Rina Mariann Hansen (former Vice Mayor of Business and Ownership) presenting the Oslo Innovation Award to Marit Rødevand (CEO of Strise) at the Opening of Oslo Innovation Week 2023.

Published by Oslo Business Region, 13 June 2024

Oslo Innovation Week is thrilled to announce the nominees for the Oslo Innovation Award 2024. Five pioneering scaleups have been shortlisted for their groundbreaking contributions to innovation and entrepreneurship within the Oslo region.

The nominees for the Oslo Innovation Award 2024 are:

  • Glint Solar: identifies solar project sites

  • Intelecy: no-code industrial AI

  • Saga Robotics: empowers growers to maximise yield

  • Völur: maximising carcass value

  • Wheel Me: indoor mobility with autonomy

The nominees will have the opportunity to pitch their solutions in front of a jury mid-September, who will appoint the winner. The jury consists of Marit Rødevand, CEO and Founder of last year’s winner Strise, Tor Bækkelund, Managing Partner & Co-founder at Runway FBU, and Pauliina Martikainen Partner at Maki.VC.

For the 17th time, the award will be presented on Monday, 23 September, during the Oslo Innovation Week opening event.

The purpose of the Oslo Innovation Award

The mission behind the Oslo Innovation Award is to stimulate the process of making Oslo a world class innovation hub. The award is closely tied to Oslo Innovation Week, sharing the same values and ideals on topics such as sustainability and positive social change.

Oslo Business Region, the official development agency of the city of Oslo, selects the nominees based on their contribution to the SDGs, backing from international investors, performance indicators like Dealroom signal, the potential for global expansion and leadership diversity.

More information on the Oslo Innovation Award 2024 Nominees (in alphabetical order):

Glint Solar
CEO and co-founder Harald Olderheim

Glint Solar is accelerating the solar revolution by using satellite data to identify and analyse thousands of potential solar project sites in a given region. The software provides a simple, user-friendly way to determine the feasibility of a site for solar development.

CEO Camilla Gjetvik
Intelecy is the world’s first no-code industrial AI company. No-code AI revolutionises the process and manufacturing industry, significantly reducing the cost, risk, and implementation time of AI in factories.

Saga Robotics
CEO Anne Dingstad
Saga Robotics empowers growers to maximise yield with the autonomous platform Thorvald offering UV-C treatment for powdery mildew control in strawberry and grapevine production, flower and fruit counts for yield prediction, predatory mites dispensing and runner cutting.

CEO Anna von Zeppelin Turvoll
Völur revolutionises how the meat industry operates. By combining deep technical and industry knowledge, the software uses data and AI to empower meat processors with optimal sorting and cutting decisions, maximising carcass value throughout the whole value chain.
CEO Stefan Hollænder is a Norwegian robotics and IoT company that offers a pioneering approach to indoor mobility. Specializing in autonomous wheels, the solution transforms existing infrastructure into self-driving robots, helping businesses enhance efficiency and productivity on their automation journeys.