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Webinar: EU Green Deal and the Oslo region

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Date(s) - 05/06/2020
11:30 - 13:00

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The European Green Deal represents a complete transformation of the EU by 2050, where all policy areas will be affected. It also signifies the beginning of a time with less risk for green innovative businesses looking for new solutions because the market will exist within Europe.

The billion euros the EU has attached to the coming Green Deal call is only the starting point, but it is important that Energy Valleys members get involved now – join the seminar on the 5th of June to hear more about the European Green Deal, it´s impact on Norwegian actors, the calls and what comes next.

The webinar is hosted by the EU network Horizon: Sustainable Oslo Region in close collaboration with the Research Council of Norway (RCN).


11.30-12.15 Plenary session


Barbro R. Nordby, network coordinator Horizon: Sustainable Oslo Region

Introduction to the Green Deal as a political project


Introduction to the extraordinary Green Deal Horizon 2020 Calls and key provisions

Tor Ivar Eikaas, Head of the Brussels Office of Research Council Norway.

12.15-13.00 Parallel sessions

An introduction to each of the areas in divided parallel sessions. There will be possibility for Q&A (Det vil være mulig å diskutere og stille spørsmål på norsk)
Area 1: Increasing Climate Ambition: Cross sectoral challenges
Area 2: Clean, affordable and secure energy
Area 3: Industry for a clean and circular economy
Area 4: Energy and resource efficient buildings
Area 5: Sustainable and smart mobility
Area 7: Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Area 8: Zero-pollution, toxic free environment
Area 10: Empowering citizens for the transition towards a climate neutral, sustainable Europe