Summer Fellowship Program

Clara Venture Labs
Summer Fellowship Program

Leading European innovation lab seeking adventurous and ambitious minds for summer fellowship program at the beautiful west coast of Norway

Clara Venture Labs is a venture platform backed by Aker ASA with a mission to develop breakthrough innovations within industrial technology and materials – from ideas to ventures. To successfully achieve this we need world-class engineers, scientists, and business developers with an entrepreneurial spirit capable of working in a high-pace venture environment.

At Clara we believe that young professionals with drive and the right mindset are key to developing the solutions of the future. We are therefore introducing the Clara fellowship program to recruit and develop top talents from the best business schools and technical universities in Europe. Outstanding candidates from the fellowship program will be offered full-time position in Clara or one of the ventures in the portfolio.

The fellowship program is an 6-week program where cross-functional teams of Master and PhD students will work hands-on with exploring ideas and building ventures. The candidates will develop the foundation for new ventures and innovation projects within the fields of the defined Clara innovation themes: 

  • Advanced materials
  • Biochemistry
  • Circular economy
  • Clean energy systems
  • New space
  • Resource scarcity  

We seek candidates with the following criteria

  • Graduate or post-graduate candidates (MSc/PhD) from leading European business school or technical university (preferably last year student)
  • Excellent academic results
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive
  • Enjoys problem-solving and creative thinking
  • Strong team player with ability to challenge dogma
  • EU/EEA citizenship able to get Norwegian work permit
  • Full-time employment availability within 2 year of finishing fellowship program

About the fellowship program

  • A fantastic learning environment and opportunity to develop breakthrough technology in a leading innovation lab
  • Build business case and investigate market potential
  • Carry out technical feasibility studies
  • Hands-on experience working with the scientists, engineers, investment team and management in Clara
  • Join an exclusive network of top students from the best schools in Europe
  • Each candidate will be allocated a dedicated mentor for the duration of the program
  • Free housing to share with the fellowship
  • Variety of social events and offers to explore the west coast of Norway
  • Competitive compensation

Want to be part of Clara’s fellowship adventure? Please provide the following:

  • CV
  • Application letter
  • Academic transcript / grades 

Om arbeidsgiveren

About Aker ASA

Aker ASA is an industrial investment company exercising active ownership to create value, combining industrial expertise with financial strength and capital markets experience. Aker is the largest shareholder, directly or indirectly in 12 listed industrial companies, as well as many privately owned companies. Aker has been a driving force in innovating and developing industrial frontrunners since 1841.

About Clara

Clara is a venture platform for breakthrough industrial technology and materials, owned by Aker ASA, one of the largest industrial holding companies in Norway. Clara’s first ventures focus on fuel cells for green shipping, pyrolysis technology for waste handling, additive manufacturing, regenerative fuel cells for space, and industrial scale production of graphene oxide.

Clara’s ambition is to create a curious and entrepreneurial environment where great minds are given the resources to make their ideas reality. Offering an innovative research and development lab located in Bergen in Norway, with more than 30 years of experience in the development and testing of energy systems.

The combination of Clara’s deep technology expertise and Aker’s 180 year legacy of building new industrial leaders creates one of the most exciting, dynamic and forward-thinking innovation labs in Europe.


Read more about Clara Venture Labs https://claraventurelabs.com/

 Read more about Aker ASA https://www.akerasa.com/

Antall stillinger
Fantoftvegen 38, 5072 Bergen
Forskning, utdanning og vitenskap
Ingeniør / Materialteknologi,


Research, Innovation, Fellowship, Internship, Ventures

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Einar Eilertsen
Partner Clara, Founding CEO LayerOne
450 49 740
Sonia Faaland
Head of Research and Development
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