There is a wide specter of collaboration activities in this area with several institutions involved in both countries. The Norway-Japan network “Kyoto International Forum for Energy and Environment” (KIFEE) plays an important role as marketplace and springboard for students, researchers and industry. The offshore wind related activities include both academia and industry in order to develop feasible implementation through proper stake holder management.

Examples of themes:

  • Renewable Energy, such as Photovoltaic, Ocean Energy including Offshore Wind
  • Energy Systems including Smart Grid, Energy Management
  • Power Electronics
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
  • Process Engineering/Energy Conversion including Heat Pumps
  • Energy Storage (materials related)
  • Electrolysis
  • Nuclear Power Safety, OECD Halden Reactor Project
  • Non-fossil based energy carrier systems


NANO2021 creates mobility for Phd- and post-Phd researchers

Under the FOXCET program financed by NANO2021, three of six researchers from SINTEF, NTNU and UiO will go to Japan. At Tohoku University in Sendai, Kyushu University, and National Institute of Material Science (NIMS) respectively, they will do experiments, research, work and network with leading researchers, as well as strengthen institutional bonds in Norway and Japan. Read(…)

April 28, 2016 : Trondheim, Norway

Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society (NAJS) Conferance

CALL FOR PAPERS NAJS You are most welcome to the Twelfth Annual NAJS Conference. The conference will take place on the Gløshaugen Campus of the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU), and is sponsored by the NTNU Japan Program and its annual Japan Seminar. We invite paper proposals from scholars based in the Nordic(…)

KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

KIFEE is strengthening research and education cooperation through INTPART

    Inspired by the Kyoto Protocol the Japanese-Norwegian research and education network “Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy” (KIFEE) was established in 2004. It has since then been an important arena for strengthening the strategic cooperation between our two countries for providing new solutions to build a sustainable future. KIFEE has recently received funds through(…)

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