Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre was recently appointed Ocean Panel co-chair and goodwill ambassador for the One Ocean Expedition (Photo © Labor Party)

Prime Minister named Ocean Panel Co-Chair

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has been made co-chair for the international High-level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel). He was also appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Global Sustainability Voyage (One Ocean Expedition).

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According to researchers, offshore wind will be a crucial role in meeting Europe's energy needs (Photo © Equinor/Ole Jørgen Bratland)

Bergen’s Wind Potential

As Norway embraces the green shift, renewable energy will become crucial. Offshore wind energy has shown tremendous potential for growth in Norway, which could lead to the rise of a new emerging industry.

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Blue Days is Norway's largest maritime hybrid trade fair (Photo © Blue Days)

Blue Days Opens in Bergen

Blue Days 2021, Norway’s largest maritime hybrid trade fair, opened at Bergen’s Grieghallen today. This two-day hybrid event will serve as a showcase for the region’s ocean industries, allowing attendees to stay up to date on “what’s happening below the surface”.

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SFI Smart Ocean gathering at the Norwegian Ocean Observation Laboratory (Photo © Randi H Eilertsen, UiB)

Opening of Research Centre for a Smart Ocean

SFI Smart Ocean held its first physical gathering at the Norwegian Ocean Observation Laboratory recently.

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Eitri Director Torleif Markussen Lunde (l) and Assistant Director Maija Slaidina at the opening of the new Eitri Medical Incubator (Photo © Ingvild Festervoll Melien, VIS)

Eitri Medical Incubator opens in Bergen

The Eitri Medical Incubator was officially opened in Bergen earlier this week. This medical innovation cluster will serve as an ecosystem for start-ups, entrepreneurs, researchers, healthcare professionals, investors, and students.

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