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INNOVATION EXPO

Every year Technoport carefully chooses 30 innovative projects to showcase at the Innovation Expo during the conference. The content is curated with a focus on experiencing new technologies and solutions, and of course: meeting their makers. From research projects to startups, the Innovation Expo gives you an interactive taste of the future.

SOME OF OUR PAST EXPOS

Apolonia Agrotech

With climate challenges posing a risk to conventional agriculture and a growing human population, the world needs new ways to sustainably grow more food. Hydroponics, growing plants in nutrient rich water instead of soil,…

    Exero Technologies

    Exero’s first product, Spike, lets people with disabilities independently stay active in different terrains. With an innovative steering mechanism, terrain wheels and individual adaptation, Spike challenges today’s solutions. In a market where there is a huge need…

      GasCow

      GasCow uses IBC tanks as compact, modular and portable biogas digester for converting biodegradable wastes anaerobically to biogas. The digester design make it easy to retrofit the digesters even in built urban environments for local…

        Zivid Labs

        Zivid Labs develops Zivid – a world-leading 3D color camera for robotics and industrial applications. The camera captures 3D images in color with full HD resolution and 0.1mm accuracy at near video rates (10Hz).…

          Dropracks

          Loading gear on the car roof is a challenge. Dropracks is the first universal roof rack that can be lowered down beside the car. This makes loading the car roof both safe and easy…

            Meshcrafts

            Meshcrafts is a tech company developing software for e-mobility with a perspective on Smart City, Smart Grid and Smart Transportation. Meshcrafts SaaS-platform, SmartCharge is an open Marketplace for charging of electric vehicles (EVs), enabling…

              Epishine

              We have developed a roll-to-roll manufacturing process that enables to print fully organic solar cells. As a first step we use them as indoor light energy harvesters. Today we already have higher efficiency indoors…

                Living Light

                What if we can ‘save energy’ by using already available energy sources? What if plants could provide us with energy, saving us from all the harmful energy sources which are currently driving our energy…

                  Intelecy

                  Intelecy makes off-the-shelf software to analyze production data from the manufacturing and processing industry. We use machine learning to prevent breakdowns, predict failures, improve production processes and provide deep insight into your operations. Our…

                    AIA Science

                    AIA Science helps people and organisations solve hard problems with its Artificial Intelligence, Analytics and Machine Learning technologies. Successful artificial intelligence solutions has a huge impact on the companies using them. However, going from…

                      Sounds Good

                      Sounds Good helps users improve their pronunciation and vocabulary in a fun, easy and efficient manner. Based on extensive research at the Department of Language and Literature at NTNU, Sounds Good has the ability…

                        Saga Robotics

                        Thorvald is a lightweight module based and flexible robot made to do a variety of tasks on a farm or in a greenhouse. Thorvald was developed at the Norwegian Life Science University (NMBU) by professor Paal J. From and his robotics team.…

                          UNDERWATER DRONE

                          Blueye Robotics

                          We want to make the beauty of the oceans, and the dangers they face, visible for everyone - everywhere. Blueye has it's roots in the highly renowned Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems…

                          3D BIOPRINTING OF SOFT TISSUE

                          Carnegie Mellon University

                          “We’ve been able to take MRI images of coronary arteries and 3-D images of embryonic hearts and 3-D bioprint them with unprecedented resolution and quality out of very soft materials like collagens, alginates, and…

                            COOPERATIVE ROBOT

                            Sintef ICT

                            Dynamic motion planning for safe human-robot collaboration Mobile robot manipulators (mobile robots with one or more attached manipulator arms) will be prevalent in addressing many future industrial and social needs such as contributing to…

                              IACOBUS

                              Fraunhofer IBMT, Norsk Elektro optikk & NTNU

                              Multimodal imaging system for diagnosis and monitoring inflammatory and arthritic diseases. The Iacobus uses hyperspectral imaging for overview scanning of the hands and identifying potential sites for joint inflammation. The combined optoacoustic and ultrasound…

                                COLOROPHONE

                                Dominik Osiński, NTNU

                                Colorophone is a sighthearing experience. It allows perception of visual information through your ears. The device will open a whole new world of possibilities for many of the 40 million blind people around the…

                                ADVANCED ULTRASOUND IN THE OR

                                Operating Room of the Future, NorMIT, St Olavs University Hospital

                                Intra-operative ultrasound for navigation and treatment purposes combined with high resolution imaging, fusion and display of the resulting information on state of the art display systems has the potential of revealing anatomic details at…

                                  PODBIKE®

                                  E-bike with 4 wheels, weather protection & clean air filter

                                  PODBIKE® is a human powered vehicle with electric assist, an e-bike with four wheels, providing weather protection and seats one adult plus a child inside a filtered air cabin. PODBIKE® will be made from…

                                  SEARIS

                                  Collaboration & data for industry

                                  Clarify is a data exploration and collaboration platform designed to be visual, intuitive and interactive. Clarify surfaces the information you need to do your best work and makes it easy to share data and…

                                  NEUROSTIMULATOR FOR CREATIVITY

                                  PlatoScience (DK)

                                  Plato is a neurostimulator: a consumer device that can influence the brain functions of the person wearing it. In everyday terms it is a ‘thinking cap’, using electrical signals similar to those naturally occurring…

                                  MULTIGUIDE

                                  MULTIGUIDE, NTNU & St.Olavs Hospital

                                  MultiGuide is an image guided instrument that enables true navigation of non-navigable working instruments. It is easily adaptable to any commercial available navigation system, for example through universal adapter systems. It has 3 main…

                                    3D PRINTING OF CONCRETE

                                    SINTEF & Partners

                                    HINDCON, "Hybrid INDustrial CONstrucion", is an EU-funded project, studying 3D-printing of concrete in the construction sector. The project aims to develop a 3D printing "all-in-one" machine for large scale advanced manufacturing and building processes, advancing…

                                      MIND CONTROLLED DRONE

                                      NTNU & Signal Analysis Lab AS

                                      In the demonstration, we use Electroencephalography (EEG)  to record the electrical brain activity related to thoughts or body movements. The data of the brain activity related to the selected and recorded event is transferred…

                                        OCEANIC ROCKETRY

                                        Ripple Aerospace

                                        Ripple Aerospace is a Norwegian aerospace company developing the oceanic Sea Serpent launch system. Leveraging Norway's long history of seafaring, shipbuilding, and maritime technology, we are developing a rocket class capable of being built,…

                                        HOLOLENS IN THE OPERATION ROOM

                                        Sopra Steria and Oslo University Hospital

                                        Sopra Steria have developed an application for surgeons at Oslo University Hospital. They use the app with HoloLens glasses to prepare for, and improve, liver cancer operations. In time, the glasses may also be…

                                          WEARABLE ROBOT

                                          IOUVO (IT) & Human Project

                                          IUVO S.r.l. is a spin-off company of The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA, Pisa, Italy) and has the ultimate goal to bring on the market wearable powered robots for movement assistance, augmentation and/or…