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Fornybar energi

Science Meets Industry Bergen

A meeting place for the offshore wind industry



09:00-10:00 Registration, coffee and tea

10:00 Welcome.

  • Opening of Bergen Offshore Wind Centre, Prorector Margareth Hagen, University of Bergen
  • Presentation of Bergen Offshore Wind Centre, Finn Gunnar Nielsen, University of Bergen
  • Effektstudie og annet nytt fra energisatsingene til Forskningsrådet,Rune Volla, Research Council of Norway
  • Offshore wind and the Norwegian Political Climate, Liv Kari Eskeland, Representative Parliament (Stortinget) for the Conservative Party, member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment
  • Offshore wind, the past and the future, Jan-Fredrik Stadaas, Equinor

11:30 Lunch


  • Experiences from Hywind Scotland and the way forward for Equinor on floating offshore wind, Arne Eik, Equinor
  • Aker Solutions and offshore wind, status and plans, Tom Christer Fløgstad , Aker Solutions
  • Rain and erosion on turbine blades, Charlotte Bay Hasager, DTU
  • Wind Coating of graphene, Bodil Holst, University of Bergen
  • LIDAR campaign at Obrestad for measuring coherence and turbulence (COTUR).
  • Yngve Heggelund, CMR Offshore Wind Market Report, Jon Dugstad, Norwegian Energy Partners
  • MobiFORSK – supporting industry driven research and innovation in Hordaland, Annette F. Stephansen, CMR

15:30 Wrap up, Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa, University of Bergen