About Ocean Space Acoustics

Ocean Space Acoustics is a visionary new company that springs out from SINTEF (Norway’s largest research institution) with patented technology, based on many years of research. Our vision is to contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable ocean as well as making the fisheries more efficient and profitable through providing critical data.

OSAC was started in 2018 by Tone Berg and Odd Trandem to commercialize the technology that was invented at SINTEF. Ocean Space Acoustics has it’s headquarters in Trondheim, NO.

Thorvald Høyem


Thorvald is a former Management Consultant at PwC and technology consultant at Accenture. Responsible project manager, scrum master and lead advisor across a range of strategic technology engagements. Broad international experience supporting clients in industries like product development, supply chain, telecommunications and R&D.

Tone Berg

CTO, Founder & Inventor

Tone has been a Research scientist in SINTEF for 30 years within acoustics/underwater acoustics. Project leader of several large projects. Specialist in development and implementation within the acoustic field.

Odd Trandem

Chief Scientist, Founder & Inventor

Odd is a key person behind winning GSM standard, DVB-T (digital TV) standard used globally, modem technology used in satellite ground stations and by NASA among other achievements. Winner of “SINTEFs price for fremragende forskning” in 2007 and “Rosings Hederspris” in 2014.

Trym Løveng

Sales Manager

Broad background from Fishery and Nautics including experience as skipper and owner of fishing vessel. Trym holds a BSc in Nautics.

Bård Eilertsen

Engineering Manager

Bård has an MSc in Electronics and has previously worked as a development engineer in R&D departments as well as team manager. Experience in product design, testing, production, and project manager. Now working on his MBA at NORD university.

Lars Vegard Slettemark

Supply Chain Manager

Broad experience within mechanical design, mechatronics, development- and production planning. Former Mechanical/Field Engineer at Fugro.

Bo Peng

Senior Engineer

Bo has a PhD in Electronic Systems and work with hardware design and signal processing.

Simon Ytterstad Strøm

Software Developer

Simon has a Bachelor in Electronic Engineering from OsloMET and is also working on his Masters Degree at NTNU within hydro-acoustics and signal processing.

Andreas Knutli

Electronic Design

Andreas has a Bachelor in Electronic Engineering from NTNU, specializing in industrial design.


OSAC is constantly looking for people with experience within technology and/ or the fishing industry or graduates with an interest in what we are working on. Feel free to check out our careers site or contact