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Pre-study on Nordic Scaleup Centre

Investigating the possibilities for the establishment of a Nordic Scaleup Centre

This pre-study has aimed to identify options to set up and sustain a Nordic Scaleup Centre. The study has covered several aspects of the possible establishment of a Nordic Scaleup Centre. These aspects have included a potential scope, focus and objectives of the Centre, its organisational and ownership structure as well as a financing model for both the short-term and long-term period. In addition, a benchmarking analysis of five organisations was conducted to identify lessons and good practices for a Nordic Scaleup Centre.   


Ann-Maija Sunnanmark - Senior Innovation Adviser

Anna-Maija Sunnanmark

Senior Innovation Adviser
Anna-Maija is a finance and business development professional with 20 years’ of experience in identifying innovations and scalable business models in various industries in international context with execution capability, a can-do-attitude, holistic perspective and passion to build on Nordic strongholds.

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Nina Egeli - Senior Innovation Adviser

Nina Egeli

Senior Innovation Adviser
Internationalization, innovation and business development support, in combination with a strong background in strategy and policy development are main pillars in Nina’s professional life. Through project design and management, she aims to fit market needs with relevant services and opportunities that allows new business partnerships and business projects to prosper.

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Olivia Rekman - Innovation Adviser

Olivia Rekman

Innovation Adviser
Prior to joining Nordic Innovation in 2022, Olivia has worked for several years as an innovation consultant. In her role, she helped international consortiums of SMEs, start-ups and large companies as well as universities, to secure soft funding for green & deep-tech innovation projects. Olivia holds an MSc in International Business & Politics, and founded a CSR consultancy in 2010. Besides her experience in navigating innovation ecosystems and international business development & public policy analysis, Olivia has lived and worked in all Scandinavian countries.

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