The cooperation between Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) and the Cluster for Decommissioning and Reuse is close and good, and there is much for other cluster members to gain knowledge and experience from the decommissioning work that NND is doing and will continue to do for many decades to come.
Kompetansemegler is a free tool for developing the business community in Viken through research-related projects. For several years, Smart Innovation Norway has represented one of seven brokers in Viken county. Hermund Arntzen Dale has recently taken on the role and is already well underway with both outreach activities and guidance of companies.
The current close ties between the UK and Norway in many areas provide a basis for further cooperation, and Smart Innovation Norway's networks and areas of expertise are both interesting and relevant. This was the conclusion of the UK Trade Commissioner, Chris Barton, after visiting Smart Innovation Norway at Remmen. He was in Norway to get to know and learn from companies, [...].
- An incredibly educational day that has given me an exciting and inspiring insight into the activities at Smart Innovation Norway and the Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)! This is how Mari Sundli Tveit, Director of the Research Council of Norway, summarized her visit to Halden at the end of January. Through presentations of the two research institutions, Sundli Tveit and Acting Area Director Research System [...].
Brita Staal and Manuela Freté triple the national and international experience and expertise in sustainability work when they become colleagues with Mikael af Ekenstam in Nordland - "With Manuela and Brita on board, we have a dream team up here. I am incredibly pleased to have them on the team, says Senior Advisor at Smart Innovation [...]
When the National Export Council asked for input to identify possible strategic focus areas, it was natural for the DECOM cluster to get involved and present the capacity, knowledge and potential our cluster partners represent. In the Hurdal platform from 2021, the government has stated that they will increase Norwegian exports other than oil and gas by 50 percent by 2030. To [...]
Whole Norway Exports is the government's export reform where the authorities, the business community and the policy instruments will join forces to make aggressive advances abroad. The government's goal is to increase mainland exports by 50%. Published on December 15, 2022 The Institute for Energy Technology, Smart Innovation Norway and Halden Municipality submitted their input to the National Export Council on December 1, 2022 to become a [...].
The Partner Conference 2022 brought together around 100 people in the Smart Innovation Arena and engaged the audience throughout the day with a packed programme that engaged, challenged, enlightened and socialized the participants. A lot of good comes out of physical meetings between people. The Partner Conference 2022 is a good example of this, bringing together partners from Smart Innovation Norway's three clusters, Cluster [...].
Arendalsuka is the highlight of the summer for many players in Norwegian business and industry, and this year it starts on August 15. For five days, national actors in politics, society and business will meet each other for debate, and Smart Innovation Norway will contribute with both events and debaters. This year, artificial intelligence is the common denominator for Smart Innovation Norway's contribution, and [...]
The cluster for decommissioning and reuse was presented during the second day of Arendal Week. The DECOM cluster, which is run by Smart Innovation Norway in close cooperation with the Institute for Energy Technology, Halden Municipality and the Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, among others, will become a Norwegian power and knowledge center for decommissioning. The Smart Decommissioning Cluster was presented during Arendalsuka, and cluster leader Nicholas Richards from Smart [...].