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The role of INTERREG in regional green growth

Many countries in the EU look towards Scandinavia for inspiration on green innovation and sustainable development. This seminar will focus on the role of INTERREG within regional sustainable development.

Two concrete examples of Scandinavian INTERREG projects that enable green growth through cooperation across Norway, Sweden and Denmark Will be presented at a seminar in Brussels on October 10. The seminar will be held at the  Oslo Region European Office.

15:30-16:00 Coffee and mingling
16:00-16:05 Welcome in the Nordic House by Jan Edøy, Director Oslo Region’s European Office
16:05-16:20 INTERREG’s importance for regional sustainable development – Lars Salvesen, Deputy Mayor of Akershus County in Norway
16:20 – 17:00 Examples of INTERREG projects – Interreg Norway-Sweden:
Solar energy – Trine K.Berentsen, Project Manager Kunnskaspbyen Centre of Innovation
Waste as a resource – Sara Skärhem, Project Manager Dalarna Science Park
Sustainable buildings and the Bioeconomy – Ola Rostad, CEO TreTorget
Interreg ØKS – Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Biogas2020 – Tula Ekengren, Region Developer, Västra Götaland Region (TBC)

The seminar is open and free, but registration is required. Please register here.

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After the seminar, the City of Oslo and the Oslo Region European Office invite you to celebrate the European Green Capital Award 2019 with the Governing Mayor of Oslo Raymond Johansen. The reception will be held in the lobby of Nordic House from 17.00-19.00.
Another registration is required for this.
Details: http://osloregion.org/
Contact person: Trine Ellingsen, trine.ellingsen@osloregion.org

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