Gaute Hagerup is the head of Smart Cities and Communities at Innovation Norway. IN is the Norwegian Government’s most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. Gaute is one of the key initiative takers for the current Norwegian smart city network and has also been instrumental in establishing a strong Nordic collaboration platform in the Nordic smart city ecosystem.
He is currently working with export programs and initiatives for Norwegian growth companies, related to sustainable and green solutions. Collaboration is the key to solving today’s challenges, and Gaute’s main driving force is to be a part of breaking down the silos – Between sectors, departments, people and nations.