NORSI aim to deliver courses of high academic quality, facilitate networking activities, and develop good working relationshps among the Norsi partners, its member-students, their institutions and supervisors.

Network Partners

NORSI is a network based member-focused research school with 11 equal partner institutions: BI Norwegian Business School (BI), Centre for innovation, research and competence in the learning economy, Lund university (CIRCLE), Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN), Norwegian school of economics (NHH), Nord University (Nord), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), University of Agder(UiA), University of Oslo- Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (UiO-TIK), University of Stavanger (UiS), UiT-Arctic University and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL).

Management Team and Board of Directors

NORSI has a Management Team and a Board of Directors where all partner institutions are represented.


The teaching faculty are all leading scholars and professors within the innovation field both nationally and internationally. They contribute internationally to innovation studies by publishing in, and serving on editorial boards of leading research journals and are all employed by leading academic institutions within the innovation field.

Course Faculty includes (among others): Mats Alvesson, Lund University (CIRCLE); Martin Andersson, Lund University (CIRCLE); Gry Agnete Alsos, Nord University; Bjørn T. Asheim, University of Stavanger; Heidi Wiig, BI Norwegian Business School; Pierre-Alexandre Balland, University of Utrecht; Ron Boschma, University of Utrecht; Sara Carter, Strathclyde University, Scotland; Fulvio Castellacci, University of Oslo – TIC; Tommy Høyvarde Clausen, Nord University; Lars Coenen, Lund University (CIRCLE); Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand, Lund University (CIRCLE); Andrew Davies, University College London; Charles Edquist, Lund University (CIRCLE); Olof Ejermo, Lund University (CIRCLE); Jan Fagerberg, University of Oslo -TIC; Rune Dahl Fitjar,University of Stavanger; Lene Foss,University of the Arctic – UiT; Nicolai J.Foss, Bacconi Uni.; Christoph Grimpe,Copenhagen Business School; Magnus Gulbrandsen, University of Oslo – TIC; Sverre Herstad, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN); Håkan Håkansson, BI Norwegian Business School; Arne Isaksen, University of Agder; Espen John Isaksen, Nord University,Trine Kvidal,University of Tromsø; Hans Landstrøm, Lund University (CIRCLE); Keld Laursen, Copenhagen Business School; William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts; Ed Lorenz, University of Nice -Sophia Antipolis; Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Aalborg University;Ben Martin, University of Sussex, UK; Jerker Moodysson, Lund University (CIRCLE); Andrea Morrison, University of Utrecht; David Mowery, Haas School of Business, University of California – Berkely;Rajneesh Narula, University of Reading; Walter W. Powell, Stanford University; Andres Rodriguez-Pose,London School of Economics; Martin Rønningen,Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN); Torben Schubert, Lund University (CIRCLE); Keith Smith, Imperial College Business School,UK; Knut Sogner,BI Norwegian Business School; Olav Spilling, NIFU; Jonas Söderlund, BI Norwegian Business School; Roger Sørheim, NTNU; Bart Verspagen,UNU-MERIT; Paul Westhead,Durham University,UK; and Johan Wiklund, Syracuse University.

  • Norsi course at BI, October 2013


The representatives of partner institutions constitute the Board of Directors and the Managements Team consist of five members of the Board.

Board of Directors

Management Team


Practical Informaton

Course Administration and Organization

Travel Reimbursement Form

Travel Refund