Over the past 35 years Eker Group has created innovative products and companies

Eker Group is a leading player in design, development and manufacturing, with a unique collection of innovative and dynamic startups and smaller premium companies. The group has long experience with industries like transportation, health and high technology electronics. The headquarter is in Fredrikstad, Norway, but most of the companies have an international approach and a large share of exports.

Meet Bård Eker

Bård Eker is a Norwegian born and – based Industrial Designer, Entrepreneur and Innovator. He is an Industrial Designer by profession with education in Industrial Design, Engineering and Architecture from Pratt Institute in New York and Statens Håndverks- og Kunstindustriskole in Oslo.


Eker Group is comprised of six active companies: Eker Design, Eker Performance, Hydrolift, Hydrolift Engineering, Hydrolift Smart City Ferries and EpiGuard.

Have an idea? We make it a reality

Pushing the boundaries of speed and performance

Revolutionizing medical transport systems

Premium quality, Norwegian built boats

Science driven engineering for industrial design

Redefining transportation for smart cities


Eker Group has ownership and central board positions in the following companies: One2touch,  Nordic Aqua Farm, Prediktor Medical, Rudskogen, Ecar and Dark Design Group. The insight we gain and contribute in these companies has proven valuable for entire group.

From Industrial Design to Personal Prototypes – If You Can Imagine it, Eker Can Create it