Europe faces major societal challenges. The EC is addressing these challenges in the forthcoming research programme Horizon Europe, the world's largest research programme. Research-based knowledge is more crucial than ever to ensure the sustainable development of businesses and communities in line with the SDGs.
The EU research programmes offer great opportunities for Norwegian businesses, as well as the public and non-profit sectors. It is important to help shape the content of these research programmes by actively participating in the European debate with clear positions and strategic indications.
NTNU and SINTEF are dedicated to European research collaboration and want to mobilize Norwegian actors to increase their involvement in European research programmes. By working together, we increase the likelihood of succeeding in solving many of the shared challenges faced by the citizens of Europe and the rest of the world.
The NTNU and SINTEF European Strategy Summit 2020 will provide opportunities for Norwegian stakeholders to deepen dialogues and work across sectors and disciplines to define common views and priorities that are relevant in their field. Networking is an integral part of the event. Mobilizing and engaging different stakeholders will ensure that we create the best possible picture of Norway’s and Norwegian interests so it can be used to help define future priorities as well as strengthen Norway’s position in the Brussels arena.
The Annual NTNU and SINTEF European Strategy Summit is a seminar hosted for the third time, this year as an online edition, bringing together leaders from Norwegian business and industry, organizations, the public sector, funding agencies, and public authorities.
The summit is designed to create partnerships and joint priorities and to highlight the Norwegian expertise that can contribute to a sustainable Europe.
This is a unique arena for discussions and strategy development between Norwegian leaders in the public and private sectors who want to work in closer partnership at the European level to strengthen Norwegian interests, share expertise and contribute to sustainable development and economic growth in Europe.