Visit industry and businesses in Troms September 4th and 5th

We are happy to invite our PhD candidate members to a “mini tour” of buisnesses the 4th and 5th of September. We provide accomodation at Finnsnes between these two days, dinner on Monday and lunch on Tuesday.

Sign up and get to know relevant Norwegian businesses and build your network with both them and other PhDs in Norway.

Thanks to our business mentor Ulrike for arranging this with her network.

Deadline for signing up was Aug. 15th, 2023.

Monday september 4th, 2023

09:00    Drive from Tromsø (Drivers: Sunniva and Kirsten)

11:00    Agriculture of vegetables

Bring your own lunch

15:00    Forest industry

18:00    Dinner and socializing

Dinner and accommodation will be provided

Tuesday september 5th, 2023

09:00    Departure RIB boat from Finnsnes to Jøvik (car if bad weather)

09:30    Aquaculture, algae and sludge at SalMar Jøvik

  • Current issues of aquaculture, algae growth and sludge
  • Visit to the smolt production plant

11:30    Return to Finnsnes

12:30    Circular economy, algae, innovation and carbon capture at Finnfjord AS.

  • Information about the Finnfjord projects on using algae to become green
  • Tour of the plant

Lunch will be provided

18:30    Latest arrival in Tromsø