Past Events

Research collaboration and funding in the maritime industry: A Singaporean and Norwegian perspective

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: Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:30 AM

: The Norwegian Embassy, Hong Leong Building, #44-01, Singapore 048581

Want to know more about the Research Council of Norway (RCN) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) research collaboration, their research funding and the joint call issued earlier this year? Learn about what is happening in the maritime ecosystem in Singapore, what technologies are gaining traction and what partnerships are being sought by Singapore.

Innovation Norway and NBAS would like to invite you to this unique opportunity for a lunch seminar about the maritime industry in Singapore and Norway on 7 December. Mr Kenneth Lim, Chief Technology Officer of MPA will speak about the transformation of the Singaporean maritime ecosystem and will provide us with some updates about their exciting upcoming projects.

In addition, Kjell Røang, Senior Adviser – Industries and Technologies from the RCN will speak about the Norwegian maritime research and innovation strategy called Maritim21, maritime research at the Research Council of Norway, including topics and statistics, and about the research collaboration between Singapore and Norway including joint calls and joint organized conference (MTEC).


Venue: The Norwegian Embassy, Hong Leong Building, #44-01, Singapore 048581

Time: Friday 7th December, 11:30am

Cost: Free for members and $40 for non-members


11.30: Registration and lunch

12.00: Opening remarks by NBAS

12.05: Transformation of the Singapore Maritime Ecosystem and Updates on Upcoming Projects by Kenneth Lim CTO at MPA

12.30: Strengthening Norway and Singapore Research Collaboration within the Maritime Industry by Kjell Røang Senior Adviser at RCN

12.50: Q&A and dialogue

13.00: Closing remarks by Jeffrey Lai, Innovation Norway

Kindly note that there are limited seats available, that registration is binding and payment non-refundable.

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