Randi is Deputy Director of VIS. With this responsibility follows a wide range of tasks, but the main emphasis is on collaboration with the research institutions and development / financing of innovation and commercialization projects at an early stage of the development process. Randi currently has leave from most ordinary work tasks to take a PhD within regional innovation systems. She is keen to understand the mechanisms behind research-driven innovation and what is needed to promote collaboration across institutions and sectors within this field.
Education: MSc in cell biology from the University of Bergen. Master in Technology Management (NHH, NTNU, MIT) and Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP)