Inge Hovd Gangås is an Investment Director with SINTEF Venture, the venture capital arm of the SINTEF Foundation. The SINTEF Foundation is one of the largest independent research institutes in Europe with 2 000 employees from 75 nations performing contract research for Norwegian and international industry. SINTEF Venture invests in deep tech start-ups from SINTEF, NTNU and other Norwegian research institutes. He has worked with technology transfer and early stage technology start-ups for more than 15 years as investor, founder and in CEO and COO capacity for more mature start-ups. He holds a MSc in Materials Science from NTNU and an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan School of Management.