Innovation Norway has the pleasure of inviting you to Baltic Green Innovation Forum in Riga, Latvia 15 June - The biggest green business gathering in the Baltics!
The forum provides a great opportunity to learn about the exciting and emerging green business scene in Norway and the Baltics. At the event you can:
· Learn about green business possibilities
o The keynote speaker Idar Kreutzer, CEO of Finance Norway, has been a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and co-chaired their Vision 2050. He will talk on green competitiveness and financing green growth. There will be also presentations from Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania about green business trends in the countries.
o Companies who have received funding from Norway Grants Green Industry Innovation program - the largest funding to develop green businesses in Eastern Europe - will present their new developments and experiences.
o Innovation Norway will in a separate workshop for Norwegian participants tell on how you can grow internationally partnering with the Baltics. Norwegian companies are for example the largest investors in renewable energy and involved in developing energy efficiency, green building, green production, waste management, recycling, environmental friendly transport, green IT businesses in the Baltics.
· Get an overview about financing available for new developments
Different institutions and -organisations will present financing – grants, loans, capital – available from European Union and Baltic sources for new business development. In the Norwegian workshop we will talk also on Norwegian and Nordic funding. There will be a separate session about financing startups.
· Meet potential partners from Norway and the Baltics
Companies, entrepreneurs and organizations interested in developing environmental friendly business in the Baltics and Norway will attend the forum. You can register for B2B meetings held in connection the forum.
Registration: Please see the program and register for the forum and B2B meetings at http://www.liaa.gov.lv/events/baltic-green-innovation-forum
Admission: Free entrance
Dates: 15 June. Please note that Norwegians registered for the forum will be invited to a pre-forum dinner 14th of June 19 o’clock
Venue: Academic Centre of Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia, Jelgavas Street 1, Riga, Latvia
Organisers: Investment and Development Agency of Latvia in collaboration with Innovation Norway, supported by Estonian and Lithuanian counterparts
Look forward seeing you at the green event in Riga!
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