The young professionals of NODE Junior were recently on their annual field trip to Oslo.

Front row from left: Kjetil Kirkhus (Bravida), Kåre Fostervold (State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy), Ann Marchioro (GCE NODE), Merethe Uleberg (Cameron), Åse Michaelsen (Member of Parliament, Vest-Agder), Georg Hafslund (MacGregor), Julie Bermudez (MHWirth). Back row from left: Stian Lantz (MHWirth), Ketil Solvik-Olsen (Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications), Morten Helleland (Bravida), Jørgen Haaø (Cameron), Christer Haugland (Air Products).

In Oslo, the group was welcomed to the Parliament by MP Åse Michaelsen. At lunch, the young professionals met with State Secretary Kåre Fostervold and Minister of Transportation and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen. Several MP from Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder also participated.

Discussions revolved mainly around the Mechatronics Innovation Lab, co-operation between the industry and the University of Agder and contact between politicians and UiA / NODE.

NODE Junior went on to visit DNV-GL, innovation platform MESH, National Oilwell Varco and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

April 18th 2024

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