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Arctic Accelerator is an accelerator for promising early-phase startups located in Northern Norway. The aim of the accelerator is to give your business idea the lift it needs to be ready for investment. You will be assigned your own mentor who will assist you with intensive business development.

Arctic Accelerator prioritizes entrepreneurs with ideas who have knowledge, dedication and ability to execute, have a strong team and a scalable business idea that is scalable, - that it can grow. Emphasis is placed on business ideas that meet global trends in digitization and sustainable development, for example seafood, maritime, energy, construction, other industry, and IT.

What do you get as a participant in the program?

10 startups are admitted to the program.

Participation is free. The value is NOK 300,000.

 Intensive business development

Individual follow-up by your own mentor

Help to obtain funding

Three physical gatherings:

Start-Up Bootcamp, Mid-Way Bootcamp and Demo Day

Two webinars

Network of investors, start-ups and potential (pilot) customers


The participants get possible investment from the partners in the accelerator or external investors.

Prize money for the finalists: NOK 100,000 (1st place), NOK 50,000 (2nd place) and NOK 20,000 (3rd place).


Three of the participating companies will be offered an investment of at least NOK 200,000 from KUPA Venture.

Read more about the Arctic Accelerator at their website

Mo i Rana, Arctic Accelerator, innovasjon

Offices in

Tromsø, Narvik og Harstad

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