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    Webinar Kontakt: Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz 30.09.2020 10.00.00 30.09.2020 11.30.00 Europe/Oslo Webinar: Introduction to business opportunities in the Canary Islands Webinar Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz Legg til i kalender

    Discover the Canary Islands. Business opportunities in Blue Economy.

    Know the incentives and advantages that the Canary Islands offer to Norwegian companies:

    • Key infrastructures
    • Tax system in Europe with the lowest CIT: 4% corporate tax
    • Tricontinental business and logistics hub in Mid-Atlantic: Europe, West Africa, and Latin America
    • European Business Environment
    • Legal, Financial and HSE
    • An important maintenance port for:
      o Mid-Atlantic offshore fields
      o Vessels in transit between Africa and Latin America.
    • 2 established Norwegian HUBs for subsea, offshore and maritime maintenance
    • Ocean based energy projects testing and implementation

    Know the business opportunities in strategic sectors:

    • Offshore
    • Energy
    • Blue biotech
    • Ocean


    Program - September 30th 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 CET


    • Introduction to the webinar and to Innovation Norway in Spain
      Grethe Bergsland, Director, Innovation Norway- Spain
    • Introduction and competitive advantages offered by the Canary Islands
      Javier Pérez Solans, Project Manager - Inward investment Division - PROEXCA
      Mar Bianchi, Representative of PROEXCA for the Nordic Countries
    • Tax advantages for ZEC companies
      Alejandro Cañeque, Managing Director, Consortium of the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC)
    • Norway in the Canary Islands
      Odd Are Tveit, Norwegian Consul in Las Palmas
    • Opportunities and projects in the field of energy and biotech
      Gonzalo Piernavieja Izquierdo, R&D&I Director. Canary Islands Institute of Technology (ITC)
    • Opportunities in R&D and innovation in the marine and maritime sectors
      Jose Joaquín Hernández Brito, Chief Executive Officer at PLOCAN - Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands
    • Partnering with local companies
      Elba Bueno, Director of the Maritime Cluster of the Canary Islands
    • Experience of Norwegian Companies in the Canary Islands
      Geir Olsen. General Manager, CCB Zamakona Offshore S.L
    • European instruments to fund R&D, innovation and technology projects
      Mª del Pilar González, Head of the Department of Institutional Promotion and Regional Cooperation
      EU Programmes and Territorial Cooperation Directorate. Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
    • Concluding remarks and Q&A

    Contact for questions:
    Grethe Bergsland, Director, IN-Madrid: Tlf: +4793405640

    Rodrigo Ballesteros Cruz, Senior Advisor IN-Madrid: Tlf +34620279953


    Register here. You will receive a mail with the link to the live stream prior to the event.

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