🔬🌱 Agoprene seeks Summer Interns! 🔬🌱

Salary Competitive

Are you a student with a passion for sustainability, chemistry, or biotechnology? Join our biotech startup as a Summer Intern and help us build and execute our first pilot production!

What We Do:

We are a biotech startup dedicated to challenge the worlds current dependency of petrochemicals. Our goal is to create sustainable solutions using biotechnology and chemistry to make the furniture industry less depended on petrochemicals.

Position: Summer Intern

Location: Østlandet, Norway

Duration: 4 weeks

Start Date: 26.06.2023


  • Assist in building and executing our first pilot production.

  • Optimize chemical processes for efficiency and scalability.

  • Conduct experiments, analyze data, and report findings.

  • Help develop and implement quality control measures.

  • Collaborate with our team, suppliers and customers.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in biotechnology, organic chemistry, or chemical engineering.

  • Strong interest in sustainability, biotechnology, chemistry, or chemical engineering.

  • Familiarity with lab techniques and equipment.

  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Good communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Passion for innovation and making an impact.


  • Valuable hands-on experience in a biotech startup.

  • Learn from industry experts.

  • Contribute to the development of a completely new biomaterial.

  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment.

For more information or questions please contact us at contact@agoprene.com or phone number 97543040

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Skill development
Skill development

Work life balance
Work life balance

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Daily allowance
Daily allowance

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Working at
Agoprene AS

Agoprene is a biotech startup based in Oslo and Copenhagen. Agoprene is developing furniture foam from biomass to help the furniture industry reduce their need for petrochemicals. ​ Globally, furniture foam, which is derived from petroleum, accounts for 105 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. One armchair for example, emits an average of 43 kg CO2e, almost half of which is due to furniture foam. ​ Agoprene's foam is completely free of petrochemicals. We believe finding planet-friendly alternatives isn’t a challenge; it’s an opportunity.

Read more about Agoprene AS

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