Agder XR is a competance-center for XR-technology in Agder. It was established in order to challenge creativity and make visible the potential through cooperation and interaction with VR/AR technology. One of Agder XR's goals is to create more jobs and to grow and expand knowledge about XR-technology. 

Digin is a leading ICT-cluster in the south of Norway. With over 90 member-companies, their vision is to make the south of Norway the best at digital solutions. Through cooperation and sharing, Digin works to create value and economic growth for their members. They have centered themselves to become the natural contact-point for companies in the process of integrating digitalisation. 

Through their netwrok and activities, Digin contributes to high expertise and innovation in the industry. 


The Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) conducts fundamental artificial intelligence research. The centre is comprised of researchers with expertise in theory, algorithms and philosophy of artificial intelligence. Their mission is to attack unsolved problems and push the research frontier, seeking superintelligence. CAIR aims to provide an attractive environment for cutting-edge research. 


The EYDE Cluster is the Norwegian Centre of Expertise (NCE) for Sustainable Process Industry, working for the transition towards a sustainable future.

EYDE's members range from multinational companies delivering high quality materials to a global marked, to regional suppliers, research organizations and education institutes. 

EYDE Cluster

Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE is a cluster of companies that supply world-leading technology, products and services to the global energy and maritime industries. The focus is on building competency and R&D cooperation with national and international partners.


i4Helse aims to become a facilitator, meeting place and a platform that drives innovation. With a goal to create sustainable technology solutions focused on the health and care centre-sector. Both for users and providers. 


NORCE is a new and forward-looking research institute, with expertise in a wide range of fields and strong communities of knowledge. They deliver research and innovation in energy, health care, climate, the environment, society and technology. 

NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

Sustaining growth in the Lindesnes-region. Næringshagen shall, to the best of their capabilities, support those who create value in the Lindesnes region. Both for founders and established businesses.

Næringshagen AS

Through their museum, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum (SKMU) showcases visual art. In addition, they have temporary exibitions focused on relevant subjects - this also includes contemporary art. Together with this, they also have an extra focus on handicraft. 

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum (SKMU)

SINPRO (Senter for Innovativ Design og Produksjon) is a cooperation between companies and knowledge-institutions. The goal is to develop SINPRO to a nationally recognized competence-cluster, where the participants share their experiences and expertise - focused on innovation and value-creation. 


Funded by Statsforvalteren i Agder, Innovasjon Norge Agder and Agder Fylkeskommune, Tre på Agders goal is to strength the value-chain for trees in Agder. Big and small companies that take part in the process from wood/forest to completed product are actively invited as participants. 

Tre på Agder 

Formerly known as USUS, Visit Sørlandets goal is to contribute to evolving innovation and growth for companies focused on culture and travel in the Sørlands-region of Norway.  In addition, Visit Sørlandet wants to be a staple of what sørlandet has to offer. 

Visit Sørlandet