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The Embassy of Canada to Norway hosted a workshop in St. John's focusing on facilitating R&D partnerships in Newfoundland & Labrador.


Date:

Tuesday, November 8th 2016
Venue:

Murray Premises Hotel, 5 Beck's Cove, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Reception or light lunch at Cox & Palmer following the event

Objective:

To help Norwegian companies both understand the R&D landscape and find partners to further their research and development efforts, both in Newfoundland and Labrador and internationally, looking especially at deep water/harsh climate capacity

Program outline:

08:30

08:55
Registration and light refreshments
08:55

09:00
Opening remarks by moderator: Bill Fanning / Chair, Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association's R&D Committee (NOIA)
09:00
09:15
The research landscape in St. John's: Andrew Noseworthy / Senior Vice President at Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
09:15
09:35

An operator's perspective on innovation and research: David Ralph / Operations Manager at StatoilCanada
09:35
09:55
Research programs: Dave Finn / CEO Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (PR-NL)
09:55
10:15
Health break
10:15
10:35
Support for Business R&D in NL: Mark Ploughman / CEO Research & Development Corporation Newfoundland & Labrador (RDC)
10:35

10:55

Memorial University's Research Growth, Expertise and Leadership: Ray Gosine / Vice-President (Research), Memorial University of Newfoundland
10:55
11:15
Tax treatment of R&D: Ian Cumbie / Senior manager Tax at KPMG
11:15

11:50

Discussion: partnership opportunities and next steps
11:50
11:55
Closing remarks
12:00
13:30
Lunch and networking at Cox & Palmer with key R&D partners

Please contact John Winterbourne (+47 922 06 321) at the Embassy of Canada for more information

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