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NorCore Launch

The Mission of Norway to the EU is pleased to invite you to the official launch event and networking reception for


The Norwegian Contact Office for Research, Innovation and Education

  • Thursday 8 December 2016, 15:00-17:30

  • Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Brussels


Programme :

  • Welcome by Ambassador Oda Helen Sletnes, Mission of Norway to the EU

  • Official opening by State Secretary Bjørn Haugstad, Ministry of Education and Research

  • Short addresses by Deputy Directors General Ruxandra Draghia-Akli (DG RTD) and Jens Nymand Christensen (DG EAC)

  • Presentation of NorCore by Director General Arvid Hallén (Research Council of Norway), Deputy Director General Gro Tjore (Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education) and Director of Growth Companies and Clusters Mona Skaret (Innovation Norway)

  • Project presentation – “The Lean Project” by Associate Professor NTNU, Erlend Alfnes

  • Reception

We hope you will join us in celebrating the launch of the new joint Brussels office of the Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education. The joint office aims to bring together Norwegian research, innovation and education partners and strengthen cooperation at the European and international level.


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