Regional Development

We carry out both research and analytical projects within our specialty fields with a focus on developing new knowledge in close cooperation with our clients.


Innovation Policy

Agderforskning conducts research on innovation policy, and works with and advises national and regional actors concerning the development of new and research-based practice for networks, SMART specialization, research and development and innovation policy.


Agderforskning researches the changing roles of leaders and develops recommendations and advice for clients regarding the challenges and opportunities that network leadership offers. We take a research-based approach to leadership for regional business networks, R&D projects, partnership, and developmental coalitions within regions.


Agderforskning researches and advises clients and partners on social development at the regional and county levels. Our researchers work on regional development, site development, city planning, development of nature areas, and sustainable development.

Case study


Agderforskning er partner i PERIF-prosjektet med hovedmål om å styrke grunnlaget for et langsiktig samarbeid mellom regionale aktører i utvalgte regioner i Tsjekkia og Norge

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Roger Normann

Managing director