Innovation in transition to a green economy
Location: Rica Nidelven Hotel. Room: Gamle Bybro
Monday 16 April
- 11.00 – 11.20 (keynote): Shrashtant Patara (Development Alternatives Group, India). Innovation for transition to a green economy – the significance of social enterprise
- 11.20 – 11.40: Ekaterina Bjørnåli (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Institutional entrepreneurship in emerging fields: Insights from renewable energy initiatives
- 11.40 – 12.00: Cancelled
- 12.00 – 12.20: Vivek Sinha and Vegar Lein Ausrød (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Innovative business models within decentralized renewable energy production
- 12.20 – 12.40: Tyson Weaver (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Hydropower project ventures: Testing international waters
- 12.40 – 13.00: Gard Hopsdal Hansen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Calculating the incalculable: the role and methods of venture capital in the making of new renewable energy technologies
- 14.50 – 15.10: Julia Kasmire (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands – Aalto University, Finland). How radical is a radical innovation?
- 15.10 – 15.30: Markus Steen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Path creation in a local industrial economy. The case of Verdal
- 15.30 – 15.50: Melanie K. Oschlies (University of St.Gallen, Switzerland). Diversification and immigration strategies in the RE industry. Success factors and timing considerations
- 15.50 – 16.10: Ola Edvin Vie (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). The need for knowledge integration in renewable energy innovation projects
Tuesday 17 April
- 08.50 – 09.10: Hogne Nersund Larsen (MiSA AS, Norway). Supply chain management – how can we reduce our energy/climate footprint?
- 09.10 – 09.30: Gøril Forbord (MemfoAct, Norway). From research to business – the story of Memfoact
- 09.30 – 09.50: Birthe Soppe (Universität Regensburg, Germany). An institutional perspective on the electric utility industry: The role of environmental groups in legitimating renewable energy technologies
- 09.50 – 10.10: Øystein Widding (Norwegian University of Technology and Science). Are all ventures social ventures? A method for evaluating a venture’s social efforts and social effects
- 10.50 – 11.10: Ane Christophersen (WindFlip, Norway). A start up experience from offshore wind
- 11.10 – 11.30: Karl Klingsheim (NTNU Technology Transfer, Norway). From research to impact
- 11.30 – 11.50 (keynote): Sebastiano Lombardo (Norconsult AS, Norway). Norsk Hydro’s Co-Creation program. The way from accidental to systematic innovative performances.
Please note that minor changes to the program might occur.