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Validé is the host of three clusters

Innovation is increasingly taking place in collaboration between companies, customers, suppliers and knowledge communities. Validé is hosting three clusters, and is partner with three others. That´s valuable network.


Norwegian Smart Care Cluster

NSCC is a cluster with more than 119 companies and 45 municipalities/government institutions as participants. The cluster has its origins in the Stavanger region, but our members are now from all over Norway and internationally. NSCC also have an office i Bergen (BTO) from january 2019. The cluster’s mission is to facilitate member collaboration for them to succeed in the commercialization and export of health and home care technology and services.

Read more: Norwegian Smart Care Cluster

The cluster is run by Arild Kristensen

Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster

Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster is a cluster based in Rogaland, aiming at facilitating the creation of safer tunnels and fewer accidents. Drivers, rescue services, the transportation industry, and local communities are all parties that will benefit and contribute to our work. By working across sectors.

Read more: Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster

The cluster is run by Helen Roth

Norwegian Energy Solutions

Networks. Projects. Innovation. Funding. The competent and innovative players of the oil and gas industry in the Stavanger region join forces with companies from other industry sectors, start-ups, investors, authorities and academia to develop new low emission and sustainable energy solutions.

Our focus areas

  • Generate zero-emission value chain

  • Place Norway on the map for development of renewable energy

  • Promote local innovation and technology development

  • Export innovative technologies and services

  • Reduce emission from production of hydrocarbons

  • Develop new value chains within the energy sector

  • Connect with other clusters working on renwables

Read more: Norwegian Energy Solutions

The cluster i run by Egil Aanestad

Norwegian Tunnel Safety Cluster

Klyngen har sin base i Rogaland, og har som mål å legge til rette for etableringen av sikrere tunneler og færre ulykker. Bilister, redningstjenester, transportbransjen og lokalsamfunn er alle partnere som vil ha nytte av og som bidrar til vårt arbeid. Ved å arbeide over de ulike fagsektorer, oppstår det innovasjoner og nye løsninger.

Les mer: tunnelcluster.no

Klyngen drives av Helen Roth


Norwegian Energy Solutions

Nettverk. Prosjekt. Innovasjon. Finansiering.

De store aktørene i olje- og gassindustrien i Stavanger-regionen samarbeider i klyngen med selskaper fra andre næringer, fra oppstartsmiljøene, investorer, myndigheter og akademia for å utvikle nye og bærekraftige energiløsninger.

Klyngens fokusområder:

• Generer null-utslipp verdikjede
• Plasser Norge på kartet for utvikling av fornybar energi
• Fremme lokal innovasjon og teknologiutvikling
• Eksporter innovative teknologier og tjenester
• Redusere utslipp fra produksjon av hydrokarboner
• Utvikle nye verdikjeder innen energisektoren
• Koble til andre klynger som arbeider med fornybar

Les mer: norwegianenergysolutions.no

Klyngen drives av Egil Aanestad

Validé is partner with three clusters

Smart City Innovation Cluster

With the new Arena status, Stavanger-based Smart City Innovation Cluster aims to be a driving force for the development of smarter cities and communities, and to become the leading player in the Nordic region by 2021.

The Nordic Edge Smart City Innovation Cluster pursue project success in 5 key Smart City areas:

• Mobility
Projects and collaborations aimed at transportation and mobility solutions for the future.

• Transformation
Projects and collaborations aimed at transformation and rejuvenation of smart minded cities.

• Democracy
Projects and collaborations aimed at increasing citizen engagement and involvement in public matters.

• Open data
Projects and collaborations aimed at promoting and utilising open data sources for smarter city life.

• Sustainability
Projects and collaborations aimed at creating and delivering sustainable smart city solutions.

Read more: Nordic Edge Smart City Innovation Cluster

The cluster is run by: Stig Finnesand

Stiim Aqua Cluster

Stiim Aqua Cluster represents an innovation ecosystem for aquaculture-related businesses in the South-West Norway. Technology transfer is the pillar of Stiim, and make this cluster differt from other aquaculture clusters by having an arena where strong technology environments in oil and gas, automation and electronics, robotics, maritime advanced mechanical industry and IT, work closely with the established aquaculture industry to accelerate growth globally.

Read more: Stiim Aqua Cluster/Blue Planet

The cluster is run by : Eivind Helland

Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster

The vision of the cluster is to be a preferred global, total supplier within floating offshore wind farms. With many years of experience from oil and gas, the cluster has a unique expertise when it comes to building more and more installations further offshore. Located at Karmøy, nearby the only testing center for full-scale floating wind turbines in Norway, the focus is on increased knowledge, increased innovation in order to increase competitiveness on the international market.

Read more: Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster

The cluster is run by : Arvid Nesse