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Singapore National Water Agency (PUB) launched Global Innovation Challenge

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, on 7 October 2020 called out to all Innovators to join the PUB Global Innovation Challenge. COVID-19 has drastically affected how businesses operate and collaborate. However, innovation never stops. Singapore’s National Water Agency(PUB)is looking for technological solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. Your solutions could be one of them. Funding &…

Finnair and Lego nominated for EuroCham Singapore’s Sustainability Award 2020

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore presented on 8 October 2020 the companies nomitaed for the EuroCham Sustainability Awards 2020: Evonik / DEMEGroup / SwissRe / Finnair / wbcsd / Lego / EQUINIX / Keppel Corporation Award Announcement is planned to be on 17 November 2020 at 4-6pm Singapore Time.

NBAS invites to their next webminar with Ingvard Wilhelmsen

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites to their next webminar “Life is an unpredictable project. What can I do about it?” with Ingvard Wilhelmsen. The webinar starts on 26 October, 8pm to 9pm SGT, in collaboration with Sjømannskirken i Singapore and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. NBAS said “Bring a friend or colleague, and we…

Study in Sweden organizing the largest virtual education fair for global students

Study in Sweden team has announced that the Swedish Institute is organising a series of virtual fairs over the coming weeks for students interested in studying in Sweden. The virtual fairs will feature representatives from 24 Swedish universities, which makes the events the largest ever education promotion activity for Sweden. China: Friday 16 October from…

Join the virtual Nordic Green Conference 2020 and learn more of Nordic sustainable solutions

The Norwegian Embassy in Singapore invited on 14 October 2020 to the Nordic Green virtual Conference taking place 29 October 13.00-18.00. The event aim to share on how Nordic experiences in regional energy collaboration can support addressing challenges in Southeast Asia, through an exchange of ideas and concepts, technologies and policies by companies, research communities…

Successful virtual meeting for New Norwegians In Singapore

The Norwegian ambassador had a successful virtual meeting ‘New in Singapore’ first digital zoom meeting with the Norwegian Seamen Church Singapore on 6 October 2020. The Church expressed “Takk til Ambassaden, NBAS, Norsskolen og Ansa for fine innspill til nye i Singapore! Veldig kjekt å se at det kommer nye nordmenn til Singapore! Håper vi…

Norwegian embassy Singapore announced closing notice on 15-16 Oct

Norwegian Embassy in Sinagpore announced a closing notice on 7 October 2020 that said: Passport services are unavailable on 15 October and 16 October. All consular services will resume on Tuesday, 20 October on an appointment basis only. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Information regarding consular appointments: Consular Services are by appointment only and…

Nobel Prize winners for 2020

This year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 to the World Food Programme (WFP). The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. In 2019, the WFP provided assistance to close to 100 million people in 88 countries who are victims…

Norwegian Prime Minister reminds of seafarers conditions during Covid-19

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg has warned of a humanitarian and trade crisis if the roughly 800,000 seafarers stranded around the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic are not offered similar protections and rights as other essential workers. Please read the full story here

Study in Sweden offers scholarships opportunities to international students

Studying abroad could be pricey, are you looking for some financial support to study in Sweden? This website may help you to find a suitable scholarship for your study. Now that you are – hopefully – on your way to Sweden, here are more things to take into your consideration – What is a visa,…