Ingeborg has a masters degree in Marine Biotechnology from UiT. During her masters, she focused on the protein- and amino acid content of the diatom cultivated in an industrial scale up of mass cultivation project located at Finnfjord AS. After her masters, she worked as an engineer for 2.5 years in the project. She is currently a PhD-student at UiT. Her research focus is aimed at bioprospecting microalgae suitable for mass cultivation in large vertical air-lift column photobioreacters.