Event: NECC & Enterprise Estonia @Oslo Innovation Week 2019 2019-09-13T13:27:48+00:00

NECC & Enterprise Estonia @Oslo Innovation Week 2019

NECC & Enterprise Estonia @Oslo Innovation Week 2019
Date: Wednesday, 25.09.2019
Time: 11:30 – 23:00
Location: Gamle Museet & MESH, Oslo

Roughly the same size as Switzerland, but with 6 times fewer people – just 1.3 million – Estonia has to compensate in other ways. Our superpowers? Digital society and innovative mindset.

Named “The most advanced digital society in the world” by Wired, ingenious Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. With 99% of Estonian public services online – you only need to get out of the house for real estate transactions or in order to get divorced – over 820 years of worktime is being saved.

This digital comfort together with the startup-friendly economic environment (1st in the world according to Index Venture) is what makes Estonia innovation hotspot.

Proof: Skype, Playtech, Transferwise, and Bolt – no other small country has produced that many unicorns!


Agenda for Wednesday, 25th September at Gamle Museet

10.15 registration, networking, coffee, snacks

11.00 – 11.10 opening words by the Ambassador of Estonia Mrs Janne Jõesaar-Ruusalu

11.10 – 11.30 keynote speech: E-governence, glimpses of e-Estonia: how did Estonia succeed in becoming considered as one of the most technologically advanced societies in the world? by Siim Sikkut, Government Chief Information Officer

11.30 -12.30 panel discussion
 – e-health:  The Estonian Biobank & Personalized Medicine Initiative by Ms Lili Milani, Assistant Director at the Genome Center
 – e-residence: Thinking beyond borders: e-Residency by Mr Alex Wellman, Marketing and Communications Team Lead at e-Residency
 – cyber security: Digital Society and Security: Welcome to the Dark Side by Mr Lauri Almann, Member of the Executive Board at CybExer Technologies

12.30 – 13.30 buffeet lunch at Gamle Museet

13.30 – 15.00 Business seminar Cross-border investments, the New Nordic Opportunities
The seminar offers an interesting insight into Estonian business environment and digital society, an exclusive sneak peek into Estonia´s own Tesla – the photovoltaic metal roofs producer Roofit.Solar -, and a lawyers look on doing business in Estonia.
Presenters:
Mr Kaspar Kork, Estonian Investment Agency
Mr Andres Anijalg, Roofit.Solar
Mr Timo Kullerkupp, RASK Attorneys-at-Law

13.30 – 15.00 Norway Grants program presents: Green ICT panel
Green ICT aims to stimulate and develop innovation-led long-term business cooperation between Estonia and Norway. Join us in the panel to find partners from Estonia and bring your business ambitions to the new horizons.

15.00 – 16.00 Networking and coffee (Come and meet the NECC representatives and ask more about the Norwegian-Estonian business relations!)

At 19 you’re warmly welcomed to our informal networking evening at MESH


Register here: https://investinestonia.com/forms/innovation-week-oslo/

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