24 Sep 2019 - 25 Sep 2019 | Oslo, Norway


24 Sep 2019
18:00 – 23:00
Networking Evening

Mingling and networking evening at Salt. This event is reserved for conference participants and co-organisers. There will be light food and drinks. 

25 Sep 2019
08:15 – 09:00

Registration and mingling. Coffee/tea and croissants will be served.

09:00 – 10:10
Breaking the Barriers (Part 1)

Setting the Scene

The Moderator for the conference is Benedicte Brinchmann Eie. She is known for her drive within sustainability and is Green Engineer, Spokesperson and Communications Advisor.

Introductory Words: Eli Bleie Munkelien, Innovation Norway

Welcome Address: Claire McAree, Oslo as the European Green Capital, Oslo Business Region 

Key Note Speaker: Ann-Kristin R. Pfründer, Too Good to Go Norway

Breaking Barriers

Bio-economy. Norway
Recycling Nitrogen to produce fertilizers. Grete Sønsteby, N2 Applied

Circular cities. Netherlands
Thomas Thorin, Metabolic

10:10 – 10:30
Coffee and Mingling Break
10:30 – 11:20
Breaking the Barriers (Part 2)

Fashion and textile. Norway
Redesigning the way we consume fashion. Sigun Syverud, Fjong AS

Construction. Norway
Circular economy in the design phase of architecture, Dan Zohar, Haugen / Zohar Architects.

Smart City, Finland
Circularity in Cities – perspectives from Finland, Jarmo Uusikartano, Tampere University.

11:20 – 11:30
Wrap-Up Session

Wrap-up and final words by our Moderator, Benedicte Eie.

11:30 – 11:50

Pitching Session: 1-2 minutes per company (upon invitation only)

Algae Bulgaria Ltd. (Bulgaria)

The Littery (Latvia)

UAB Bioenergy (Lithuania)

Glommen Technology (Norway)

SafeRock AS (Norway)

PROTECH (Poland)

Association of the Municapilities in the Region of Coimbra (Portugal)

PANARA (Slovakia)

ABZ (Poland)

11:50 – 12:35
Mingling Lunch
12:35 – 13:20
International Opportunities within Circular Economy

The Explorer: How to use the digital matchmaker to find green solutions from Norway, Helene Friis, Innovation Norway.

Horizon2020: Current and upcoming calls, Eva Langslet, Innovation Norway

EEA Norway Grants: Current and upcoming calls, Frauke Muth, Innovation Norway

Eurostars: Inga E. Bruskeland, Research Council of Norway 

LOOP: Ventures for the Circular Economy, Moona Pohjola, Avanto Ventures, Finland

Enterprise Europe Network: How does the Matchmaking Tool work? Trine Smukkestad Lavik, Innovation Norway

13:20-13:40 Coffee and Mingling break

13:40 – 15:00
B2B Bilateral Meetings Session I

B2B-speeddates based on relevant profile matches or meeting requests. Register your profile!

15:20 – 16:40
B2B Bilateral Meetings Session II

Continuation of speed-dates after 20-minute coffee break 15:00-15:20

The event agenda's time zone is CEST.