Eight GCE NODE companies and the University of Agder are part of NODE’s joint stand at ONS in Stavanger August 29 – September 1.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries is again emptying its offices for bureaucrats to visit companies all over Norway.
"As we continue to wait-and-see, we keep adjusting, preparing for a new upturn and exploring opportunities in new markets", says Anne-Grete Ellingsen, CEO at GCE NODE in this article.
“When choosing a career, youngsters should not be discouraged from the current downturn in oil and gas. The future will demand more engineers”, says Trond Markussen, President of NITO.
Center for Offshore Mechatronics is an 8-year long research program aimed to develop autonomous operation and condition monitoring of topside drilling systems.
The Mechatronics Innovation Lab fills a void in the Norwegian innovation system. There is a need for more pilot-testing, not only in the oil and gas industry.
Several industry clusters in Agder are familiar with robots. Increased use of robots and automation could see more jobs, previously outsourced to low-cost countries, return to Norway.