About the company
GIAMAG  was established in 2012 as a commercial spin-off from Norway's Institute for Energy Technology (IFE). GIAMAG’s patented technology is based on research and development conducted at IFE for more than a decade. The company's mission is to provide solutions based on magnet technology for a wide range of industrial applications. GIAMAG possesses expertise to design and configure magnet systems to customers’ specific requirements.

Meet the team


Arne T. Skjeltorp, PhD, Professor
CTO and Co-founder
+47 971 68 277

Arne graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 1965 and earned his PhD in physics in 1971 from Yale University in the USA. Arne served as the head of the physics department at the Institute for Energy Technology for 19 years. He has also served as an expert advisor to the Norwegian government in creating an R&D strategy for nanotechnology. Arne has published over 100 papers in refereed journals and has been a co-editor of 13 books.


Paul Dommersnes, PhD, Adjunct Professor
Magnet Technology Development
+47 941 86 110

Paul graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 1996 and earned his PhD in theoretical physics at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI. He has held post-doc positions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), NTNU, and the Curie Institute, Paris. Paul has also worked as a part-time consultant at Sanofri R&D in projects in the fields of cell biology, fluorescence imaging and drug delivery systems.


Henrik Høyer, MSc
Magnet Product Development
+47 452 81 257

Henrik graduated with a masters of engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2011 in the field of nanoelectronics and microsystems. He has been working with GIAMAG Technologies ever since.

GIAMAG in the news

  • Interview with GIAMAG founder, Arne Skjeltrop, on a TV program run by the Norwegian government's broadcasting company (NRK): here
  • Norwegian Research Council (Forskninsrådet) created a video to highlight the research conducted by GIAMAG. See video below.