23 feb 2021
NIFU Breakfast Webinar 19th of March: Where does the green economy grow?
Time: Friday the 19th of March, 08.00-09.00
In the Nordic project «Where does the green economy grow? The geography of Nordic sustainability transitions» (GONST) researchers at NIFU, Sintef, Lund University, Aalborg University, Denmark’s Technical University and Tampere University have studied green industrial development in different sectoral and geographical contexts in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
Three of the case studies have been on the forest-based bioeconomy: Central Finland, Trøndelag in Norway, and Värmland in Sweden.
Representatives of key cluster organisations will share their experiences about working with ‘green industrial change’ in the forest-based bioeconomy.
08.00-08.05: Welcome and introduction to GONST and regional case studies
08.05-08.15: Introduction of WP6: System change and new path development for green growth by Marco Capasso, NIFU
08.15-08.35: Forest-based bioeconomy in Finland, Norway and Sweden: the role of cluster organisations for green growth, by Markku Sotarauta (Tampere University), Antje Klitkou (NIFU), and Suyash Jolly (Nordland Research Institute)
08.35-08.55: Panel debate with Kjersti Kinderås (Wood Works!), Anders Olsson (Region Värmland), Michael Novotny (Energimyndigheten), and Markku Sotarauta (Tampere University)
For further information, contact:
Antje Klitkou, Research Professor, Research & Innovation
(+47) 45 20 41 03