News and Events

IEA EBC ANNEX 63 meeting in Trondheim 16-18.10.2017

IEA  EBC ANNEX 63 Implementation of Energy Strategies in Communities -putting energy in urban planning processes. 7th project meeting  16-18 October in Trondheim. Read more and sign in

Norway and China are giving NOK 80 million (ca EUR 8,6 MM) for collaborative  projects in 2018 

The Research Council and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) have agreed project funding for collaborative projects with application deadlines in April 2018. The announcement aims to fund projects of NOK 80 million, of which 40 million come from the Research Council. Read more (in Norwegian)


Meet us @ NordicEdge in Stavanger 26-28.9.2017 


Visit us at booth B5-1 as well as our Sustainable Urban China and Smart City Transformation Pathways sessions. Read more about NordicEdge

SiNoPSE Summer School on Sustainable Energy in Cities 


All together 32 students from NTNU, SJTU (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and THU (Tsinghua University) received lectures on smart cities, energy system, green building, and renewable energy during the two weeks summer school in August 2017. As a case study, 2022 Winter Olympic Village was used to develop a proposal based on the approach of Experts in Team Read more 




EERA Half-Annual JP Workshop in Bologna, Italy

We participated in EERA (European Energy Reserach Alliance) half-annual Joint Programme workshop in Bologna, Italy 26-28 June 2017. Read more

The Economics of Low Carbon Cities in Trondheim

27 June 2017

This one-day workshop was jointly hosted by Trondheim Municipality and NTNU. Cities are at the forefront of climate change policy and planning worldwide, paving the way for the low carbon transition. One of the key challenges is to understand the broader social, economic and environmental dimensions of climate mitigation. During this work-shop, Prof. Andrew Goudson of the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (Leeds, UK) presented new economic assessment tools and financing models for cities embarking on low carbon transitions. Alltogether 40 participants joined the workshop which was  targeted towards policy makers, planners, green entrepreneurs, and investment firms.

NTNU and Nordic Edge -Cooperation in Smart Cities 

NTNU and the Nordic Edge Expo in Stavanger are starting a cooperation on Smart Cities. Annemie Wyckmans from NTNU and Nordic Edge CEO Herbjørn Tjeltveit established the partnership at the Innovasjon Norge pavilion at the Smart City Expo. Read the article from Universitetsavisa here (in Norwegian) 


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