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EU-programmes – Discover the opportunities for the public sector

Date: Friday 13 November 2020, 09:15 - 11:15

Location: Virtual meeting (Zoom)

Organisation: NorCore

The programme has been developed in close collaboration with the Norwegian regional offices in Brussels, as well as with the Norwegian Mission to the EU, NHO and KS Brussels.



09:00 Virtual meeting opens

Moderator: Simon Pickard, Science Business

09:15 Welcome by Deputy Chief of Mission, Per Strand Sjaastad, on behalf of Ambassador to the EU, Rolf Einar Fife

09:25 Opening address by the Norwegian Minister of Research and Higher Education, Henrik Asheim

09:35 Horizon Europe and Erasmus+ beyond 2021: Main novelties for public sector

Deputy Director-General Ms Viviane Hoffmann, DG EAC, European Commission

Deputy Director-General Patrick Child, DG RTD, European Commission

10:10 Questions and answers

State secretary Aase Marthe Johansen Horrigmo, Ministry of Education and Research

Deputy Director-General Patrick Child, DG RTD

Deputy Director-General Viviane Hoffmann, DG EAC

10:30 Possibilities and challenges: How to mobilise and benefit from the next generation of EU programmes?

Thoughts/Pitches from

Morten Wolden, Municipal Director, Trondheim Municipality

Anita Lindahl Trosdahl, Senior Adviser, City of Oslo

Thea Forsberg, KS - The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

Eirin Fausa Pettersen, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)

Moderated discussion

11:10 Final words

Håkon Haugli, CEO Innovation Norway

Harald Nybølet, Director General, Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku)

Kristin Danielsen, Executive Director, the Research Council of Norway

11:15 End

To confirm your participation, please register here by end 11 November 2020.

The link to the Zoom-meeting will be sent to all registered users on 12 November.


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