NORA.startup and NORA.EU (EU Network to Horizon Europe on AI) Event

We are happy to invite NORA and NORA.startup members to a joint event on funding opportunities through the EU programs, Thursday October 21st, hosted by The Norwegian Research Council. More info and sign up below.

Register by following the link below:

Register for the event 

Top: Liv Dingsør (DigitalNorway) and Klas Pettersen (NORA), deputy leader and leader of the EU network for AI, NORA.EU.

Bottom: Freyja Jørgensen (Grundergarasjen) and Birte Hansen (NORA), leader of the NORA.startup steering committe and coordinator of NORA.startup 

 

Date: 21 October 2021, 9:00-15:00

Venue: Research Council of Norway, Drammensveien 288, 0283 Oslo
Maximum number of participants: 50
Signup deadline: October 19th


The event will be divided in two sessions, including lunch, and you are welcome to sign up for one or both sessions.

The first part, 9:00-11:30, will be organized by NORA.startup in collaboration with Innovation Norway and The Norwegian Research Council. This session will focus on R&D and Acceleration possibilities, as well as the application process in practice and how to prepare and write a good application.

The second part, 12:30-15:00, will be arranged by NORA.EU - EU Network to Horizon Europe on AI, in collaboration with The Norwegian Research Council, and will serve as The Horizon Europe Launch Event.


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Preliminary Agenda

Session 1: Funding opportunities for researchers and startups in the EU system

Time

Session Details

Speaker Name

09:00-09:15

Welcome and introduction to the agenda of the day

Klas Pettersen, CEO, NORA

Freyja Jørgensen, Leader of the NORA.startup steering group

09:15-09:45
 

Presentation by The Norwegian Research Council
  • A brief overview of the EU system
  • EIC Pathfinder

Pål Malm, Senior Adviser, NRC

09:45-10:15
 

Presentation by Innovation Norway, focusing on EIC Accelerator

Cathrine Angerman Ulvatne, Financial/EU Adviser, Innovation Norway

Kathleen Myklatun Skarbøvig, EU-Adviser, NCP for EIC Horizon Europe, Innovation Norway

10:15-10:45

The application process in practice w/ case-examples

Cathrine Angerman Ulvatne

Kathleen Myklatun Skarbøvig

Klas Pettersen

10:45-11:30

Open Q&A and discussion /exchange of experiences

 

11:30-12:30 

Networking Lunch

 

 

Session 2: NORA.EU (EU Network to Horizon Europe on AI) Event

Time

Session Details

Speaker Name

12:45 - 12:50

Welcome

Inger Nordgard (NRC) / Klas Pettersen (NORA)

12:50 - 13:05

Presentation about ADRA

Morten Irgens (OsloMet / Høyskolen Kristiania), Vice President, ADRA

13:05 - 13:25

  • Cluster 4 calls (Ivonne Herrera)
  • Partnerships/collaborative projects (Waqar Ahmed)
  • EIC (Pål Malm)

Ivonne Herrera, Senior Adviser, NRC

Waqar Ahmed, Senior Adviser, NRC

Pål Malm, Senior Adviser, NRC

13:25 - 13:45

Case Study about AI-MIND, a Norwegian-led 14 M€ EU Horizon Project

Ira Haraldsen (Oslo Universitetssykehus), Project Leader, AI-MIND 

13:45 - 14:15 

Collaboration opportunities for Norway with Finland on AI Projects

Pekka Rantala, Senior Adviser, Business Finland 

14:15 - 15:00

Various presentations by Norwegian SMEs/Industry/SFIs

  1. Visual Intelligence SFI Overview 
  2. Short talk on Cancer research by Big Insight SFI 
  3. Short talk by Syngens AI 

Read more about NORA.startup at www.nora.ai/nora-startup, and don't forget to apply for membership if you meet the criteria.

Published Sep. 29, 2021 4:08 PM - Last modified Oct. 20, 2021 9:21 AM