Kongsberg Innovation has established a pre-seed fund that invests in Norwegian deep-tech startups within ocean tech, clean tech, and industrial digitalization. The fund combines pre-seed investments with business development and industry expertise from our extensive network. We support the companies we invest in through technology development, market entry, and growth.
At Kongsberg Innovation we provide early-stage funding designed to make an early impact and get deep-tech startups off the ground. We typically invest between 1-2 million NOK in the first equity round. Our investment focus is on Norwegian B2B deep-tech startups within: maritime / ocean tech, clean tech, and industrial digitalization.
We believe in an active ownership and combine pre-seed investments with business development and industry expertise from our network of world leading high-tech industry partners. Our industrial network consists of leading high-tech companies that operate in many industries.
We seek entrepreneurs and deep-tech startups that:
- Develops transformative technology for industrial problems
- Has high global growth potential
- Support UN’s sustainable developments goals
- Has a clearly defined and attractive business model and go-to-market plan
- Has unique technology and IP
- Has a strong and ambitious team with track record
- Contributes to value creation in Norway
- Can attract co-investors
- Will benefit from the expertise offered by Kongsberg Innovation and our industrial network
- Can show a clear exit strategy