Section for Research and Innovation Instruments

This section is responsible for managing and developing comprehensive and efficient government measures for the starting up, R&I and growth in companies. It is responsible for the ministry's management of and grants to Innovation Norway, the Research Council of Norway, Siva, Design and Architecture Norway and Innovative Procurement Program. The section is also responsible for developing policy related to entrepreneurship and commercialization through research.

Deputy Director General: Nicolai Seip