We believe knowledge-driven innovation requires a seamless approach from research to industry. Technoport aims to act as a catalyst for the future Norwegian knowledge economy by hosting innovation and entrepreneurship events, which enable everyone to collaborate in smart and effective ways.
Technoport is a membership-based organisation located in Trondheim; the technology and knowledge capital of Norway. Technoport has seven members: NTNU, SINTEF, Statoil, the Municipality of Trondheim, the county authority of Sør-Trøndelag, Innovation Norway, and the savings bank Sparebank 1 SMN. Also, Technoport has the following partners: Transnova, Enova, The county authority of Nord-Trøndelag, Kjeldsberg Eiendom.
You can read more about the Technoport organisation here.
Travel within Trondheim
Getting around Trondheim couldn't be easier. If the weather is nice, most of the city can be accessed on foot. If you prefer the bus, AtB offers regular and extensive serves throughout the city.
Travel to Trondheim
The simplest way to arrive in Trondheim for international visitors is through Trondheim Airport Værnes (TRD), located 32km east of the city centre. Transport from the airport to the city centre is recommended through the city’s frequent rail (NSB) and bus (Flybussen/Værnes Ekspressen) links, or alternatively by taxi or car rental. Domestic flights are available from all major Norwegian airports, as well as some smaller airports across the country. Direct rail links are also available to Trondheim from Oslo Airport Gardermoen (OSL), Norway’s largest international airport, though it may be easier to book a domestic flight transfer.
Airlines serving Trondheim Airport Værnes include SAS, Norwegian, KLM, Estonian Air, Icelandair and Widerøe.
Rail & Bus
In addition to its direct link with Oslo Airport Gardermoen, Trondheim has rail links from both Northern and Southern Norway, as well as some other major Scandinavian cities, such as Stockholm.
If travelling over long distances, visitors are encouraged to book early in order to utilize NSB’s Minipris offer, which allows inter-city travel within Norway for NOK 249, regardless of journey distance.
Nor-Way Bussekspress runs a daily bus service between Trondheim Central Station and Norway’s two biggest cities, Oslo and Bergen.
Trondheim can be reached by car using various routes, though most involve toll charges as well as a congestion charge upon entering the city centre. For directions, please use GPS or an online directions service.