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The role of Sino-Norwegian cooperation in the EU-China Partnership on Sustainable Urbanisation

April 18@3:00 pm-6:00 pm

Opening plenary “Open Innovation as a Driving Force for Smart Sustainable Cities”

This roundtable seminar will:

  • showcase long-standing cooperation and commitment by Norwegian and Chinese urban experts, across the entire public and private sector value chain, to create smart sustainable cities as driving forces towards a low carbon future
  • recommend the development of a Sino-Norwegian centre on smart sustainable cities, to intensify these commitments and ensure they can be scaled up, replicated and transferred into research and innovation, education and capacity building.
  • showcase Norway as an actor in the EU-China collaboration.

Speakers:

Annemie Wyckmans, NTNU, Project Coordinator of URBAN-EU-CHINA

YANG Baojun, President of CAUPD

Petter Skarheim, Secretary General, Ministry of Education and Research

Gunnar Bovim, Rector of NTNU

Laurent Bochereau, Head of Science, Technology and Environment Section at Delegation of the

European Union to China

John-Arne Røttingen, CEO of Research Council Norway

 

Programme

  • Presentation of key Sino-Norwegian cooperation projects on smart sustainable cities funded by Norway, EU and China
  • Roundtable discussion
  • Signing ceremony of cooperation agreement on Nordic Edge China with CAUPD, CCUD (Centre of Urban Development), and EUCCC (EU-China Chamber of Commerce)
  • Official opening of URBAN-EU-CHINA China office

 

Organisers: NTNU, CAUPD
Contributors: NMBU, NIBIO, Fafo, CAAS, CASTED, FNI, Nofima

 

For full program, please click here: OPEN INNOVATION AS A DRIVING FORCE FOR SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES_v5

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
3:00 pm-6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mukamu Grand Ballroom, Xinjiang Plaza
7 Sanlihe Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Beijing, China

Organisers

NTNU
CAUPD