10 inspiring speakers, 5 breakout sessions and networking. “India Business Day” is all about creating interests to enter the giant Indian market. We want to highlight specific business opportunities and showcase funding- and support agencies. 200 seats – get your free ticket now!
Time: 3. June 2013, 12.30-16.00
Venue: “Skur 13”, Filipstadveien 3, 0250 – Oslo.
The event is free.
India business opportunity seminar targeted at Norwegian companies with- or considering business in India. The event is a next-step to maintain traction after the focus created by the Prime Minister visit / business delegation to India in January 2019, and the Norwegian Governments new India strategy.
Program part 1: plenum session
|Registration from 12.15|
|12.30 Welcome||Birgit M. Liodden|
Director Sustainability, Ocean & Communication, Oslo Business Region
|Welcome address||Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen|
State Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
|Welcome address||Krishan Kumar|
Ambassador of India to Norway
|Business opportunities in maritime, ports and infrastructure||Ashish Kumar Singh|
Secretary Ports & Transport- Government of Maharashtra
|India, on track to be the largest economy in the world?||Sony Kapoor|
Director of the international think tank Re-Define.
|Open innovation and business models -to expand markets in India.Massive business opportunities in platforms.||Solomon Darwin|
Executive Director, Berkeley Haas. Open innovation enthusiast and founder of the Smart Village movement in India.
|The world’s largest emerging market with huge potential for Norwegian companies.||Helge Tryti|
Director, Innovation Norway, India.
|Diversity -a driver for innovation and business.||Sanjam Sahi Gupta|
Director, Sitara Shipping
|Opportunities and priorities – Ocean and Energy Industries||Fridtjof Fossum Unander|
Executive Director, The Research Council of Norway
|Reaching SDG´s with research-based innovation – a perspective from hydropower.||Hege Brende|
Executive Director, Norwegian Hydropower Centre
|Closing remarks||Birgit M. Liodden|
|Coffee break / networking|
Program part 2: breakout sessions
Session 1: “Renewable Energy “
Moderator: Merethe Sandberg Moe, Research Council of Norway (RCN)
|-Roy Stenbro, IFE |
-Kristian Holm, Independent consultant
-Ole Jacob Sørdalen, Pixii AS
-Tima Utne, Statkraft AS
-Hege Brende, HydroCen
-Fridtjof Fossum Unander, RCN
-Rajnish Sharma, Equinor
-Tor Mühlbradt, Innovation Norway
Session 2: “Ocean Industries Roundtable”
Moderator: Helge Tryti, Innovation Norway
-Report presentation: “India Norway Cooperation – Ocean of Opportunities”
-Christina I.M. Abildgaard, The Research Council of Norway
-Pankaj R. Patil, Innovation Norway
-Sivaram, GM -Business Development, Cochin Shipyards
-Sanjay Jadhav, CEO – Sterling & Wilson
Session 3: “Diversity – a Business Case from IT”
Moderator: Maja Vikan, NICCI/Seema
Interactive session on how Cultural Knowledge affects business and how to succeed with global teams.
-Heidi Aven, She Community
-Yatendra Malhotra, L&T Infotech
-Deepak Ram, Evry
-Vineet Jain, Glocal View
-Sanjam Sahi Gupta, Sitara Shipping
-Espen Wøien, Kongsberg Digital
Session 4: “Circularity – Making the most of resources”
Moderator: Birgit M. Liodeen, OBR
Revalue, refold, marine waste collection and water purificationCases + discussion on Norway-India opportunities.
-Stina Torjesen, University of Agder-Andreas Brandvoll, Plastic Pirates
-Camilla Skare, Indias barn
- Wilhelm Myrer, Empower
-Kristian Martinsen, NTNU
-Kristina Norne Widell, SINTEF OCEAN
Session 5: “Norwegian Startups and Scale-ups going India”
Moderator: Jørn Lein Mathisen, Nordic Hub India / Oslo International Hub
Introduction of India Entry program and startups/scale-ups pitching.
-Åsmund J. Mandal, Business Angels Norway (BAN)
-Startups and scale-ups
Networking and Indian snacks
Networking. Indian snacks and Mango limonade sponsored by Masalamagic www.masalamagic.no
- Norway India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI)
- Innovation Norway
- The Research Council of Norway
- Oslo Business Region
- Nordic Hub India
- Embassy of India Oslo
- Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi
- Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Mumbai
- Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Skur 13, Filipstadveien 3, 0250 – Oslo.