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Norwegian Ambassador Norgaard joined the Roadmap for Smart & Autonomous Maritime Transport Systems

On 22 October 2020 Ambassador Anita Nergaard was invited to launch the Roadmap for Smart & Autonomous Maritime Transport Systems together with Senior Minister of State, Mr.Chee Hong Tat 徐芳达. The roadmap was jointly developed by leading maritime research institutes in Norway and Singapore. Mr.Chee Hong Tat expressed in the event “Pleased to launch the…

Ambassador Norgaard discussed sustainability matters with Singapore’s Minister of Sustainability and Environment

On 21 October 2020, the Norwegian ambassador H.E. Anita Norgaard announced a fruitful discussion last week with the Singapore’s Minister of Sustainability and Environment H.E. Grace Fu, on the matter of climate change,warming of the Arctic & rising sea levels, Marine Littering & rainforest. Singapore’s Minister of Sustainability and Environment H.E. Grace Fu expressed: “Norway…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to webinar on Smart Cities

Nordic Innovation House – Singapore and its core partners invites to their next webinar ‘Development of Smart Cities – Perspectives from the Nordics and SoutheastAsia’. The event will highlight examples and experiences of the development of smart cities from the Nordic countries and Southeast Asia and showcase 17 interesting companies. AGENDA 15:30 – 15:40: Welcome…

Finnair cuts 700 jobs, temporary layoffs continue for thousands

Finnair cuts approximately 700 jobs, long-term temporary layoffs continue for thousands of Finnair employees Finnair has completed the co-operation process started in September on its plans to reduce up to 1,000 jobs, to make other structural changes and to implement additional temporary layoffs due to the impacts of the corona pandemic. Due to the dramatic…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

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…