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Academia + ONS = TRUST

We are happy to announce our new academic partnerships for ONS 2022. These are some of Norway’s largest and most prestigious academic institutions that have energy high on the agenda. Our new academic partners are  Norwegian University of Technology and Science (NTNU), BI Norwegian Business School and the University of Stavanger (UiS). This collaboration will give a solid foundation for the programme and will give us unique access to a pool of hands-on knowledge and insight.

The importance of academic partnerships

It is important for ONS as the leading energy meeting place to have close contact and collaborations with academia. Especially the knowledge institutions focused on energy and the transition we are in the middle of. At ONS we work to bring together every part of the energy eco-system. By collaborating closely with universities and other academic institutions we learn, develop a better programme and get real access to the next generation. This way ONS create the best arena for ideas, discussions, different perspectives and cooperation. As a result this will help us towards the energy transition and a sustainable future.
“In turbulent times, it’s important that business and knowledge institutions work closer together to co-create a better and more sustainable future”

– Leif Johan Sevland, CEO of ONS Foundation

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

NTNU is one of Norway’s oldest universities dating back to 1760. They are a leading academic institution in technology and science, located in Trondheim, Gjøvik and Ålesund. NTNU put both sustainability, innovation and diversity high on their agenda. They also work to have a low carbon footprint and to meet the UN goals of sustainable development. 
NTNU is a university with an international focus, with headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Ålesund and Gjøvik. NTNU has a main profile in science and technology. At ONS 2022 NTNU is represented by its Department of Information Security and Communication Technology. The department is the principal national provider of research-based competence in information security and communication technology and hosts several national centres and initiatives.
“The energy transition is enabled by secure digitization of not only the energy sector, but the society as a whole. We look forward to good discussions on how to digitally secure the value chains from energy generation to end consumer at ONS 2022”says Nils Kalstad, head of NTNUs Department of Information Security and Communication Technology.
NTNU also has representation in the programme committee for batteries and energy storage at ONS 2022. 

BI Norwegian Business School

BI has a long history as the leading business college in Norway with campuses in Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Oslo. Sustainability isvery high on their agenda. Therefore, their strategy towards 2025 determines that they will prepare people and companies for an international, digital and sustainable future.
“The Energy transition will require more collaboration, innovative solutions and new competences. We look forward to connect and share insights with different stakeholders in the energy sector,“ says Amir Sasson, Provost Innovation and Outreach at BI Norwegian Business School.
See the press release from BI here.

University of Stavanger (UiS)

UiS is one of the worlds leading academic institutions with a broad selection of study fields. They have a strong focus on sustainability and have high distinctions in several study programmes. The University of Stavanger has an innovative and international profile and constitutes a driving force in the development of knowledge and change processes in society. Their societal mission is to challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.
“Green energy transition is at the core of the University of Stavanger’s strategy, and with one of the world’s most significant meeting places for energy and transition on our doorstep, we are proud to be academic partner to ONS. Connecting industry, community and academia is key to a faster transition into more sustainable energy solutions,” says Klaus Mohn, Rector, University of Stavanger.

See you at ONS 2022

We are very excited to partner with UiS, BI and NTNU at ONS 2022. Keep an eye out for our programmes to see where you can find them and visit their stands at the exhibition. The academic partners will be present in several arenas and side events. 
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