Webinar and Matchmaking: Research and Development on Energy in Romania

 Federico Beccari
Federico Beccari

Are you interested in research and development (R&D) on renewable energy? 

The Energy Programme now provides funding for R&D projects on energy in Romania. We invite everyone in Romania, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein interested in R&D, energy and cooperation to this event! 

The Energy Programme in Romania now makes available a 4,1 million euro to research and development (R&D) projects on energy in Romania. 

The projects can be implemented in cooperation between any Romanian R&D actor and an R&D actor from Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein. 

We invite you to a webinar that presents the funding and a matchmaking that will help you connect with a relevant partner for your project idea!



Friday 17 September, online. 

The webinar is 10:00-11:30 CET (Norwegian time) in Microsoft Teams.

The webinar  agenda will follow. The link will be sent out via email to all those who have registered the day before the event. 

The matchmaking is from 11:30 to 16:00 CET (Norwegian time) in the platform B2Match. 

Registrations to both is in B2Match via the green button to the right.



10:00 CET - Welcome and introduction to the EEA and Norway Grants
Magnar Ødelien, Director, EEA and Norway Grants by Innovation Norway

10:10 CET - Intro to the Energy Programme in Romania
Inger Karni, Programme Director, Innovation Norway

10:15 CET - The Open Call: Research and Development on Energy
Gabriela Constantin, Programme Officer, Innovation Norway 

Mihaela-Gabriela Piroi, Financial Officer, Innovation Norway 

10:35 CET - Cooperation with Norway
Thorstein Wangen, Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest 

10:45 CET - Research cooperation with Norway
Cristina Mihai, Research Council Norway

10:55 - Research on renewable energy in Romania 
Monica Cruceru, Research, Development, and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)

11:05 CET - Energy cooperation with Norway
Bjørn Aulie, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE)   

11:15 CET - Cooperation with Iceland
Maria Gudmundsdottir, National Energy Authority Iceland (OS)

11:15 CET - Q&A

11:30 CET - Matchmaking
In B2Match

Book meetings with potential partners or with the programme team at Innovation Norway.

16:00 CET - End


Open call for R&D projects 

All info about the funding available, eligibility and how to apply: 14/10/2021: Romania, Energy, Research and Development.

The Energy Programme has launched open calls with 4,1 million euro in funding for projects that enhance the research and development capacity on energy in Romania. There are two open calls and one small grants scheme. 

The call has an aim to strengthen cooperation. Project partnerships between Romania and Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein are encouraged. 



The matchmaking takes place at 12:30 - 16:00 CET (Norwegian time) in the platform B2Match. More information via the green button to the right. 


Short meetings with the team at Innovation Norway

Participants at the matchmaking can also book short meetings with staff at Innovation Norway. The meetings can clarify questions about the application process or help to find a partner in Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein. 


Finding a partner in Norway

Browse Norwegian solutions on energy at The Explorer.


Energy Programme in Romania 

The Energy Programme in Romania is financed by Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein through the EEA and Norway Grants. See more opportunities under the Energy Programme in Romania.

Want to understand the Energy Programme better? See this interview by the National Geographic about the Energy Programme in Romania.

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