ARC mini symposium

ARC is hosting a mini symposium on sustainable energy: Come join us to learn about grid-integrated batteries at Husøy, carbon-eating microalgae in Finnfjord, UiT's newest energy partnership and much, much more (including a free lunch)! 


12:00 – Lunch at Teorifagskantina (please register here before Thursday the 6th of October if you want to attend the lunch)

12:30 – Welcome and opening, Camilla Brekke, Pro-Rector Research and Development UiT 

12:35 – Presentation of external partners and new R&D-position at UiT 

  • Kim-André Åsheim, Strategic Communications Officer, Mo Industripark
  • Toril Inga Røe Utvik, Manager, Northern Area Unit Equinor 
  • Petter Bjørkli, Manager, Energi i Nord

12:50 Panel discussion: How do we enhance collaboration between research and business development?

  • Participants: Camilla Brekke, Pro-Rector Research and Development; Petter Bjørkli, Energi i Nord; Toril Inga Røe Utvik, Equinor; Kim-André Åsheim, Mo Industripark; Berit Kristoffersen, Associate Professor; and Hans Christopher Bernstein, Professor
  • Moderator: Yngve Birkelund, ARC leader 

13:10 – Presentation of ARC projects 

  • Smart Senja and Renew: Berit Kristoffersen, Associate Professor in Political Science, HSL
  • AlgScaleUp: Hans Christopher Bernstein, Professor in Microbiology and Chemical Engineering, BFE

13:50 – Break 

14:00 – ARC's interdisciplinary work 

  • ARC methodology: Ove Aigner Haukenes, M.A. student, HSL
  • Cellulose degrading Cuscuta enzymes: Kirsten Krause, Professor in Plant Molecular Biology, BFE
  • Nanomaterials for renewable energy: Abhik Ghosh, Professor in Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, NFT

15:00 – Break 

15:15 Group discussions on ARC’s thematic research areas (Teorifagbygget hus 1, floor 3):

  • Transportation and hydrogen
  • Digitalization
  • Energy systems
  • Carbon capture and biomass utilization
  • Advanced materials
  • Power generation
  • Society and ethics

16:00 – End of the day

16:15 – Social gathering at Bazinga with drinks and snacks

(The program is subject to change)


Når: 12.10.22 kl 12.00–16.15
Hvor: Teorifagbygget Auditorium 2 (1.836) (U1)
Sted: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Studenter, Inviterte, Ansatte
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