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Simply put, without our generous sponsors, Njord challenge would not be possible. We appreciate your support.
We believe that the possibilities that lies within the scope of the challenge is great. If we are going to reach the full potential of the challenge we are heavily dependent on good support from the industry. We want to be a platform for forward-leaning companies that want to tie connections to some of the brightest students there are. We are always looking for new and exciting collaborations, so don't hesitate to contact us if your company can be interested.

To all our sponsors; you are an essential prerequisite for the success that we want to achieve. We appreciate your support, and hope that the partnership is valuable also for you.

Sponsors

We believe that the possibilities that lies within the scope of the challenge is great. If we are going to reach the full potential of the challenge we are heavily dependent on good support from the industry. We want to be a platform for forward-leaning companies that want to tie connections to some of the brightest students there are. We are always looking for new and exciting collaborations, so don't hesitate to contact us if your company can be interested.

To all our sponsors; you are an essential prerequisite for the success that we want to achieve. We appreciate your support, and hope that the partnership is valuable also for you.

Main sponsor

The Norwegian Maritime Authority
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The Norwegian Maritime Authority’s vision is to be the preferred maritime administration. Central to this is their commitment to lead the way for a greener and safer future in the maritime sector. Tomorrow’s shipping industry will be shaped by stricter environmental requirements and the big challenges and changes driven by digitalisation and automation.

By using in-house expertise in close collaboration with industry partners, the NMA is a driving force for new technology, facilitating progress and maintaining Norway’s position as a world leading shipping nation. They play a key role in regulating and guiding the industry forward to a greener future and aim to define new international standards by sharing safe innovations.

Gold sponsors

Gold sponsors

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions. Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence. Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps its customers seize opportunities and tackle the risks arising from global transformations. DNV is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.
The Department of Engineering Cybernetics has an international profile with a strong ambition to be one of Europe's most recognized research and education units within its fields. In 2012, an international committee on behalf of the Norwegian Research Council conducted an evaluation of 53 ICT communities in Norway. ITK was one of only three Norwegian ICT communities to receive the top grade 5 and was rated "…excellent from an international perspective."
The Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (IE) has more than 65 percent of the Norwegian university education and research within our disciplines. We have great influence on and responsibility for new information-based industrial developments and development within other areas of society which apply information and communication technology. Both our research and education are at a high international level.
Zeabuz is a spin-off from the research center for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems, at NTNU. The company is founded on top of a research community that has created the world’s first full scale autonomous passenger ferry "milliAmpere". Zeabuz focuses on commercializing Autonomy-as-a-Service combined with a digital assurance platform towards the emerging market for small, zero-emission, autonomous, urban ferries. The founding team consists of 14 experts, including six professors and five PhDs. The company has strong industrial partners and is attracting top talent.

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

Bronze sponsors