What is SWITCH

Join us for the biggest Norwegian Deep Tech Event under Oslo Innovation Week, focused on the 4th wave of technological innovation.

In a world where big challenges require bold solutions, deep tech can solve complex challenges like climate crisis, sustainability, healthcare, and infrastructure with disruptive solutions. 

Deep Tech the 4th Wave

Deep tech has been referred to as the fourth wave of innovation after the industrial revolution, the information revolution, and the digital revolution.

The Viking Hall

Viking Hall is our pitch competition where a select group of startups will have the chance to showcase their technology, share their vision, and convince a panel of expert judges to invest in their ideas.

Oslo Innovation Week

SWITCH Conference will take place during Oslo Innovation Week 2024, september 25th at Tordenskiold gate 12, Oslo. Learn more about our speakers and program here

Deep tech holds the solution to overcoming global complexities such as energy transition, healthcare, sustainable infrastructure. Explore tomorrows technology at SWITCH

The Viking Hall is our very own version of Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank. Who will be awarded the best deep tech startup in Norway in 2024?

Want to explore the potential of deep tech innovations? Get to know our startups better at SWITCH conference.


Kenneth Bodahl

CEO at Pixii

Pixii provides global battery-based energy storage solutions and is Norway’s fastest-growing tech company in Deloitte’s Fast 50.


Key note speaker Kenneth Bodahl

Investor panel

Reetta Heiskanen
Viking Hall Panel

Reetta Heiskanen

Head of Platform and Marketing at MAKI

Viking Hall Panel

Daniel Abicht

Senior Investment Manager at EQUINOR

Torkel Engeness

Torkel Engeness

Venturist at SANDWATER

Hilde Holdhus

Hilde Holdhus

Partner Technology, Energy and Sustainability at SARSIA


Associated Partners

Highlights from SWITCH 2023