• Alga from the Arctic: A new avenue for commercial Carbon Capture Utilization? Developing a market strategy based on innovation and commercialization potential 

      Borrebæk, Kamilla Marie (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
      This thesis is based on an ongoing project at UiT – the Arctic University in Norway. The technology presented is an innovation in mass cultivation of alga originating from the Arctic. Research at UiT and collaboration with Finnfjord AS (smelting plant) has made the technology of mass cultivation possible on an industrial scale. Growing alga is performed inside the smelting plant, and uses waste ...
    • Aranica: Commercialization of a Drone Mapping and Sensing Technology 

      Dai, Xuan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-06-01)
      Power industries nowadays are struggling to find efficient ways to inspect power lines when there is no need for repair. Moreover, 99% of power used in Norway is from hydro power, there are thousands of water dams waiting to be examined after the winter season has passed and things start to defrost. Traditional methods for inspecting power lines such as helicopters endanger human safety during the ...
    • Commercialization of an interactive story universe hello X. Commercial potential of a participatory media product in Science Communication 

      Borovaya, Marina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-31)
      This thesis explores the commercial potential of an interactive story universe hello X, developed by Ice-9, a Tromsø based media company which specialises in using fiction narratives in participatory workshops and live events, interactive games, museum exhibitions and more traditional audio-visual productions. It uses creative co-production concept to generate rich media content, intended to nurture ...
    • Commercialization of Pinhole. 

      Thapa, Sujaya; Chhetri, Prakash; Cheema, Bilal (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-09-01)
      This thesis attempts to explore the market potential and commercialization process of Pinhole As. The objective of this research is to enlighten on: how the Pinhole innovation and technical factors will help the Pinhole to a successful and sustainable commercialization in the Norway Scandinavian and European market. To meet these objectives, the study relied upon the primary data, secondary data and ...
    • Commercialization of the business Pet Paradis. A case study based on the idea of the pet center with full specter of the services for the pet owners and people who cannot have a pet 

      Alokhina, Olga (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-06-01)
      This master thesis is written in order to describe the commercialization of the business “Pet Paradis”. The idea of Pet Paradis came to me after seeing a website about Cat cafes in different places of the world. I always loved animals and cannot imagine my life without them. The subject of the thesis is how to make a profitable company and business by combining needs of two groups of customers: pet ...
    • Commodities. Commercialization of the remote sensing technology in the biodiesel sector 

      Vakulenko, Maryna (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-31)
      This thesis seeks to examine the feasibility of the remote sensing technology commercialization in the biodiesel sector as an innovative tool and represented successful example of collaboration between industry and university. A case study approach has been employed in this thesis in order to develop the new service, which is based on the existing technology. The remote sensing technology has been ...
    • Connecting a Science-based Research Idea with a Viable Commercialization Strategy 

      Green, Jessica Erin; Grygienc, Joanna (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-30)
      The topic of this thesis is a focus on commercializing a science-based research idea provided to us from the Business Creation and Entrepreneurship program at the University of Tromsø. We have chosen to research a science-based technological idea developed by a startup company called Praqo AS. The move to digitalization in the film and television industry has encouraged innovation at creative and ...
    • Developing a Feasible Commercialization Strategy for "Erdusyk”. Where entrepreneurial education meets academic entrepreneurship 

      Sigdel, Dipesh (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-06-01)
      A research group named “Snow” at Norwegian Center for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST) has developed a prototype of a Disease Query Engine that is capable of performing epidemiological searches. That feature coupled with interface for electronic consultation makes an interesting product “Erdusyk” that has good customer, societal and business utility. The research group has a larger focus on ...
    • Developing a viable commercialization strategy for a research based idea. The case study of literate AS in academic entrepreneurship 

      Ushewokunze, Elizabeth Tendai (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-12-01)
      Norway has experienced a marked increase in the number of students who drop out of high school due to failure to cope with learning disabilities and the sub-sequent over-dependence on the social services system since 2008. Disability claims have become the third largest expenditure for the Norwegian Labour and Welfare service (NAV). In order to solve this problem, Trude Nilssen Nergård a professor ...
    • Eagle Eye; a study of the technique, early market and business potential 

      Botha, Per Joakim; Cetinic, Frano; Nilsen, Andreas Arne (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-06-10)
      In 2009 the Norwegian Water and Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) received 108 million NOK from the Norwegian Government to map land areas in risk for potential landslides. Norway, due to its geographical structure, is to a large extent exposed to geological hazards such as landslides. These arise due to that the strength in the ground deteriorate so far that the ground is no longer in equilibrium, ...
    • How to explore the commercial viability in berries grown above the Arctic-Circle 

      Omnes, Steinar; Fagerborg, Kristoffer (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-05-29)
      It has been proven that wild berries grown above the Arctic-Circle contains higher levels of antioxidants compared to other places in the world. The business idea is to utilize wild, naturally grown Arctic berries processed into freeze-dried, minced berry-powder and sell it as a high-quality nutritional supplement. The main objective of this thesis is to develop and enhance the understanding of the ...
    • Innovation and commercialization potential of university-developed arctic ice-tethered platforms. A case study of research-based technology 

      Agwu, Ukeje Jacob; Logvinovskaya, Anna; Phetchpinkaew, Gorn (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-31)
      The Arctic is a region which is rapidly opening up for business opportunities. However, research has been abundant here for a long time. With this situation comes the avenue to transition technology used in the region from research to commercial purposes. In this thesis, a business case is developed to show the commercial potential of research-based technology. The case technology was developed by ...
    • Kystens Mathus - an exploratory study of innovation potential and marketing strategy in food retailing 

      Burkow, Eivind (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-05-23)
      This thesis will be formed as two academic articles , one exploring innovation, and one on marketing strategy. The first article will be of a theoretical nature, reviewing existing literature and theory in order to discuss and conclude on what kind of innovation Kystens Mathus is, and its innovation potential (RQ1). Innovation theory is not only central for manufacturing- and technological firms. ...
    • Marketing plan for UArctic's north2north student mobility program. 

      Jalal, Wasif (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-08-19)
      This thesis is a marketing plan for north2north student mobility program. north2north program was initiated by the University of the Arctic (UArctic) in 2001. UArctic is a network of more than 170 universities, colleges and institutions with in and outside the Arctic region. Through north2north exchange program the students of the Arctic Circle do a study exchange in any of the partnering, Arctic ...
    • Transition from a start-up to an operational phase. A case study of Tromsø International School 

      Hansen, Eskil (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-30)
      The goal for Tromsø International School is to offer a good educational alternative. This gives the students a good platform for all later learning in life, both from a theoretical and pedagogical point of view, but also in the sense of making the students good citizens. Along with running Tromsø International School in an educational perspective, the structural stand of the school needs to be ...
    • Transition from Startup to Growth Phase in a Software Development Company. A Case Study of Ramsalt Lab AS 

      Alibhai, Quamber Raza; Nagy, Martin Victor (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014)
      Aim for most of the companies is to grow in size and in terms of revenue; more specifically for startup companies. In addition companies, in pursuit of growth, strive to elevate the level of customer satisfaction as they consider their clients to be the driving force for success. In this thesis we explore how such growth aims have enabled one IT-consultancy company in Tromsø to develop their strategy. ...
    • When patients innovate and share. Implementing patient innovation in Norway as a non-profit organization that applies the principles of responsible research and Innovation 

      Yati, X (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-26)
      This thesis presents the innovation study, market study, and a business plan of Patient Innovation's Local Chapter in Norway.