SOTC Innovation Districts

Oslo State of the City: Innovation districts

  • Venue: Online
  • From: 18 June 2020, 07:00 AM
  • Until: 18 June 2020, 08:00 AM

Innovation ecosystems are essential in advancing business opportunities, but what’s the infrastructure needed for these knowledge-intensive areas? What makes a great place for collaboration? There are more than 100 fully activated innovation districts around the world, and at least 300 others emerging and aspiring.

This webinar seeks to explain the importance of these communities and understand Oslo’s role as the city prepares for growth.The webinar is aimed at Oslopolitans who are interested in international profiling, city development, startup and entrepreneurship, technology and of course Oslo. The event is hosted by Oslo Business Region in collaboration with Oslo Science City.

10:00 Opening notes by Oslo Business Region
10:05 State of the City special feature on Innovation Districts with Professor Tim Moonen, The Business of Cities Group
10:20 A conversation about place collaboration with Jodie Eastwood, Chief Executive, Knowledge Quarter London
10:35 On building Norway’s first innovation district with Idar Kreutzer, CEO Finans Norge
10:45 Q&A from you. We will have a digital chat where you can post comments and questions during the webinar.