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UTFORSK 2024 webinar for Norwegian institutions and their partners in China, Japan and South Korea

In this webinar you will learn more about the upcoming call for applications in the UTFORSK-programme, which funds educational collaboration between higher educational institutions in Norway and partners in Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, South Korea, South Africa and the USA. This webinar is catered towards the East Asia region, but is open for participants from other regions.

Time and date: 1 February 2024 08:00h- 1 February 2024 09:15h
Location: • Virtual

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About the event

Learn more about UTFORSK and how an UTFORSK-project can contribute to your instiution, study programmes, students and business collaboration.

You will meet coordinators from previously funded UTFORSK projects with partners in East Asia, and the Councellors for Science, Innovation and Higher Education, working at Norwegian Embassies and Innovation Norway offices in China, Japan and South Korea.

  • Iver Martens, Assistant Professor at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Project leader of "GeoIntern International"
  • Yiliu Liu, Professor at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Project leader of "Norway-ChINa-JApan-South Korea network for smart, safe and sustainable healthcare (NINJAS4CARE)"
  • Magnus Jorem, Counsellor for Higher Education and Research, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing
  • Marianne Støren Berg, Special adviser for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Innovation Norway Japan
  • Christine Mee Lie, Counsellor for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Seoul

There will also be time to ask questions. The webinar will be held in English. While the information in the webinar is catered to Norwegian institutions and their partners in China, Japan and South Korea, the webinar is open to all who are interested in applying to UTFORSK.

The UTFORSK programme is open to all academic fields and all higher educational levels, from Bachelor to PhD. In the UTFORSK 2024 Call for applications, parts of the funds have been earmarked for projects that clearly fall within the thematic fields of “oceans and coastal areas” or “climate, enviroment and energy.” The projects which can apply for these earmarked funds must collaborate within study programmes for “ocean-based industries and the management and understanding of oceans and coastal areas” or within study programmes in the field of “climate, environment and energy”.

Registration deadline

Expired calls