Being two environment conscious nations, environment technology is naturally a strategically important area for cooperation. Activities are strongly linked to the development of renewable energy and energy saving technologies, but also cooperation has developed within clean technologies, both academically and industrially.

Examples of themes:

  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
  • Sediment remediation in harbors
  • Life Cycle Assessment in industrial processes and marine/maritime activities
  • Environment sensors for automotive industry


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(…)

UNU-IAS offers MSc and PhD in sustainability

UNU-IAS offers MSc and PhD in sustainability

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) located in Tokyo, Japan, offers postgraduate degree programmes in sustainability and sustainability science. Check out the Master of Science (MSc) and the PhD programme! Want to apply? Click here.

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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