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
- Presentation from Norsk landbruksrådgivning Nord-Norge
- Presentation from Graminor
- Tour of research area
Bring your own lunch
15:00 Forest industry
- Visit forest production area
- Current issues in the north with County Governor of Troms and Finnmark
- Possibly: Visit to biofuel plant
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