Spinout companies

Kalkulo is a specialized and advanced consulting company providing high value-added software development competence. Its main competences are 3D geometric modeling, mathematical modeling, visualization and simulation.

The company creates tailed software solutions in the oil, energy and health care sectors, and has over the years developed a toolkit for rapid software development of advanced visualization software. They combine years of product development experience with high professional standards to create stable, efficient and user-friendly solutions tailored to suit the customer’s needs.

Fabriscale Technologies aims to become a premier supplier of fabric management software for data centers and HPC facilities, for both the InfiniBand and the OmniPath Architecture (OPA). Fabriscale provides higher utilization and lower downtime through agnostic routing and fast fault-tolerance. The solution can reduce network downtime by 50% and can at the same time double resource utilization.
The Network Monitoring tool – developed during 2015 – makes the product a more complete solution for professional customers.

ForzaSys AS is commercialising interactive video technologies for the purpose of increasing sports fan engagement. The company was founded in June 2014.

Celerway Communications AS spun out of the network systems department at Simula after several years of research and development. The company commercializes a software platform that accelerates broadband communication over one or more broadband modems or phones. Their first product is a router for demanding mobile broadband customers. The technology can also be integrated into smartphones and apps. The CEO of the company is Audun Fosselie Hansen.

Testify AS is a test automation consulting company. The company helps organizations implement and evaluate solutions for smarter testing of business critical systems, customized to the specific challenges of each development project. Unlike traditional testing and quality assurance processes in which testing is mostly manual and therefore extremely resource intensive and unstructured, Testify streamlines the testing process through automated test design, execution and evaluation. Testify solutions include risk-driven testing using automatic fault prediction, model-based testing, and automatic test case/oracle generation and execution. The CEO of the company is Erik Arisholm.

Edgefolio is Simula's first investment in a company founded by a member of The Simula Garage (Gründergarasjen). Founded in August 2013 by a former trainee at Sector Asset Management, the company aims to become the biggest online platform for hedge funds and investors in such funds. The goal of the company is to disrupt how alternative investment products are sold, by allowing the interaction between investor and fund to happen in a scalable and non-invasive way. The company will help increase the efficiency of capital raising for hedge funds, whilst providing a transparent and sophisticated search and analysis tool for prospective investors. The CEO of the company is Leopold Gasteen.

Intelliview has developed a cloud-based business intelligence system for SMEs, branded as SmartBlikk in Norway and Redbridge Reports in the U.S. and the U.K. It is intuitive and easy to use for end users, and integrates seamlessly with the most frequently used accounting systems (both cloud based and locally installed).

Intelliview concept

IMERSO AS created a software that turns mobile devices into 3D scanners. Like shooting a video, Imerso delivers an accurate 3D reconstruction of interior spaces within seconds. The company targets the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry, where site-surveying is still dominantly done through manual methods. Imerso’s mission is to make Reality Capture a more available and affordable technology than ever before. The team consists of software engineers, IT researchers and business developers. The CEO of the company is Frederico Valente

Eyr is a digital health app that exists as a complement to in-office visits to the doctor. We simply and efficiently connect doctor and patient through face-to-face online consultations and messages.  Our vision is to create a transformation in healthcare access from the current, doctor-based system, to a progressive, user-centered system where our personal health data is owned by the user and always available.


Truegroups is a scalable cloud service and mobile app that radically improves communication between families and groups in their local community. The business model has global potential and is based on recurring subscription revenue. Truegroups targets an attractive segment where the market dynamics have yet to be fully defined.

People involved: The Truegroups team has experience from multiple exits, and decades of experience from building and selling global software solutions. In Oslo, it consists of Fredrik Gørrissen, Morten Østbye, Kjetil Bendiksen, Geir Landsgård, Caroline Evjenth Kolbeinsen, and Paul Brennan.

Quine develops efficiency solutions for the film industry, ranging from file- and metadata- handling to augmented reality (AR). We cooperate with NRK, Storyline, Syndicate, Mikros Image, Drylab R&D and other partners and customers around the world. The founders of Quine also participate in the LADIO Horizon 2020 project through Simula.

People involved: Kristan Skarseth, Stian Vrba, Gunleik Groven

Expert Analytics AS is a software consultancy company founded by two former Simula researchers and Python programming experts. It is developing software for high-demanding customers. The company was founded in July 2013. The CEO of the company is Åsmund Ødegård.

Radytek Sp. z o.o. is a joint venture between Simula and two of its spin-out companies; Testify and Celerway Communication. Located in Wrocław, Poland, the company creates tailored software solutions within mobile telecommunications, network systems and software testing. The managing director of the company is Patryk Chamuczyński.

Upwave.io is a fully functioning task management app that was soft launched in May 2015. The company has a growing user base, with enough users to validate the product and data to test new features. UpWave's vision is to be pioneers in Social Task Management (STM). Upwave want to impact office culture and stimulate happier work environments, to encourage teams to celebrate progress together and to acknowledge and validate each other’s achievements.