Programme at the NTNU and SINTEF European Strategy Summit


Programme Friday 26 November

Plenary session

Friday 26 November 08:30–11:40

Watch a recording of the plenary session


 08:30-10:00 – Plenary

Part 1: Research and innovation to reach the goals of a climate neutral, green and digital society

Moderator: Karianne Tung, CEO, Trondheim Tech Port

Introductory talks:

Julien Guerrier, Director in DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

Oddmund Løkensgard Hoel, State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research

Discussion joined by:

Anne Borg, Professor and Rector, NTNU

Alexandra Bech Gjørv, President and Chief Executive Officer, SINTEF

Part 2: New elements in Horizon Europe, the importance of collaboration and the opportunities for Norwegian actors 

Introductory talks:

Per Espen Stoknes, Adaption to Climate Change Mission Board member and Associate Professor BI Norwegian Business School

Anita Krohn Traaseth, European Innovation Council Board member

Panel discussion:

Mari Sundli Tveit, CEO, Research Council of Norway

Håkon Haugli, CEO, Innovation Norway

Patrick Waldemar, Vice President for Research, Telenor ASA

Jon Funderud, CEO, Seaweed Solutions AS


Jan Christian Vestre, Minister of Trade and Industry

Commentaries on the session:

Anne Borg, NTNU

Alexandra Bech Gjørv, SINTEF

 10:10-11:20 – Parallel sessions

How can we contribute towards missions together?

Parallel sessions:

Batteries | Circular economy | Digital industry | Energy | Health | Ocean | Sustainable food systems

 11:20-11:40 – Plenary

Summing up and recommendations for the way forward

Anne Borg, NTNU

Alexandra Bech Gjørv, SINTEF

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