Reducing, Reusing and Recycling, Unlimited opportunities in the circular economy



Tuesday, 19 September 2017 



08:30 - 09:00

Coffee and registration

09:00 - 12:00

Welcome - Inger Solberg, director Sustainability division, Innovation Norway and Fridtjof Fossum Unander, Executive director, The Research Council of Norway

Introduction to the Circular economy – Marit Aursand (moderator), research director, SINTEF Ocean

EU policy news - Circular economy: State of the implementation and way forward - Maria Rincon, policy officer, European Commission DG Environment

Presentation of H2020 project Urbanrec- Ana Palanca Roig, Aimplas (Spain)

H2020 Working programs 2018-2020 with relevant call for propoposals - Janicke Giæver, Inderjit Singh Marjara and Tor Einar Johnsen, National contact points, The Research Council of Norway




Presentation of business cases – opportunities and projects

Waste - recycling, reuse and recovery

  • Waste management - Henrik Lystad, Ass dir, Avfall Norge
  • Bringing value to marine waste - Martyna Zajder, Project manager, Nofir
  • Reduction of food waste through prolonged shelf life - Mounir El'Mourabit, Prod dir, Vartdal Plast

A water smart society

  • Water and wastewater treatment – Morten Finborud, CEO, HIAS: Unique environmentally friendly sewage treatment
  • Sustainable recycling of energy and nutrients from biologial waste streams- Pål Jahre Nielsen, VP R&D, Cambi

Alternative sources and efficient use of energy and materials

  • Market opportunities for the industry - Lars Petter Maltby, Managing director, Eyde innovation centre 


Introduction to the EEA and Norway grants – Frauke Muth, Senior advisor Business Partnerships, Innovation Norway

Introduction to the matchmaking event - Tone Varslot Stave, Senior advisor H2020, Innovation Norway


12:00 - 13:00 Networking lunch
13:00 - 16:00

Matchmaking session

Light refreshments

Stands with EU experts from:
- European Commission
- European IPR Helpdesk
- Innovation Norway
- The Research Council of Norway 
- EEA Norway Grants
- Eurostars
- Enterprise Europe Network
- EEN coorganisers
- Norwegian Exportcentre

16:00 - 19:00 Networking party



closed since 14 Sep 2017
Registration 20 Feb – 14 Sep
Meeting Selection 1 Aug – 19 Sep
Event 19 Sep
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Hausmanns gate 16
Oslo, Norway
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 106
Meetings 186
Belgium 5
Bulgaria 3
France 1
Germany 2
Hungary 1
Ireland 1
Italy 1
Latvia 7
Lithuania 3
Norway 57
Poland 7
Romania 5
Spain 13
Turkey 3
United Kingdom 2
Total 111
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