this years theme

NTNU and SINTEF European Strategy Summit 2023

in cooperation with Skift – Business Climate Leaders

Time: 18 October 2023, 11-14:30

Place: SINTEF, Oslo Science Park, Forskningsveien 1 

Programme 1


Delivering on the Twin Transition in the new geopolitical setting: The Norway-EU Green Alliance - a knowledge-based and industry-driven partnership for a sustainable future

Moderator: Ruth Astrid L. Sæter




Opening session


Welcome remarks

Anne Borg, Rector NTNU

Alexandra Bech Gjørv, CEO Sintef

The Norway-EU Green Alliance: A platform for a research-based and industry-driven partnership

Jan Christian Vestre, Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries


Norway-EU Green Alliance – how to deliver the green transition

Per Strand Sjaastad, Special Adviser for Green Transition, MFA







How can we strengthen our opportunities within the framework of the Green Alliance - recommendations for implementation

Industrial and research collaboration with the EU

          Raymond Johansen, Governing Mayor

John Torvik, ICP Ventures

Turid Grotmoll, Fremtind


Panel discussion


Andreas Motzfeldt Kravik, State Secretary MFA

Nils Klippenberg, CEO Siemens

Anne Borg, Rector NTNU

Alexandra Bech Gjørv, CEO SINTEF

Closing remarks


Bjørn Kjærand Haugland, CEO Skift



We hereby cordially invite you to the NTNU and SINTEF European Strategy Summit 2023. This year we are glad to co-organize the Strategy Summit together with Skift.

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Contributors row 1


Alexandra Bech Gjørv, photo

Alexandra Bech Gjørv
CEO and President, SINTEF

Anne Borg, photo

Anne Borg
Rector, NTNU

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland, photo

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland
CEO, Skift