They will go through an intensive 13-week mentoring programme in Oslo under the Techstars Energy Accelerator and receive an initial funding of $120,000 (£93,327) for further development of their technologies.
The selected companies, which represent solutions within oil and gas, new business models, digitalisation and renewable energy, will present their solutions to Equinor, its partners Kongsberg, McKinsey and Techstars as well as other potential investors at a demo day.
The firms are Ampaire, Cruz OCM, DeepStream, Interface Fluidics, Opus 12, RatedPower, SafeEx, Sensytec, Versor and Voyager.
Al Cook, Equinor’s Executive Vice President for Global Strategy and Business Development said: “Energy sources and markets are transforming – becoming smarter, cheaper and cleaner. That is why we look forward to learning from the best, brightest and boldest to test new ideas and find new solutions to the world’s energy needs.”