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Silje Haus Reve

Associate Professor & Head of Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing, UiS Business School





Silje is Head of Depmertment of Innovation, Management and Markting & Associate Professor of Innovation and Regional Studies at the UiS Business School University of Stavanger.  Her research focuses on various aspects of innovation and regional development, and she particular interested in what is shaping the firms’ innovation performance and regional transistions processes. Silje is also affiliated as Researcher II at the Stavanger Centre for Innovation Research, UiS/NORCE.


Silje is trained as a economist from NTNU in Trondheim and gained her PhD in Social Science from the University of Stavanger in 2019. Her thesis looks at exposure to diverse knowledge as a driver of innovation and productivity.  Since 2010, she has worked as a researcher at SINTEF and then at the International Research Institute of Stavanger (now Norce). She has been a visiting scholar at the State University of New York, the University of Buffalo, US, and at the Cañada-Blanch Centre at the London School of Economics, UK.


Over the years Haus-Reve has contributed to a wide range of external funded project, such as “Regional Growth Against All Odds – ReGrow” and RegReSir, among others.  She now serve an active role as work packed leader in the six years project named BIOSIRKEL, funded by Norweigan Research Council.  BIOSIRKEL is the Western Norway’s platform for competence building and collaborative innovation in the field of circular bioeconomy, connecting research and educational institutions, businesses, the public sector, and society at large. 

She also serve as the CEO in DiveOPP AS a university spin-off company that has specialised in developing tools and solutions that offer research-based assessments of regional transition processes.  

Silje is part of the editorial board of Kåkå|nomics, the leading Nordic meeting place where researchers and policymakers meet a broad audience to explain how they see the world develop (Read more here)


Over the years Haus-Reve has been involved in teaching in various of courses, spanning from Bachelor’s to PhD programs. Her teaching portfolio encompasses subjects including Business Development, Innovation, Policy, and Strategy. 


A collection of her work


Kapsitetsløft - BIOSIRKEL 

RegReSir - Regional Resilience and Sustainable Industrial Restructuring

ReGrow - Regional Growth against all odds