June 26th, 2017 by Aqua Nor

Seminar: Innovation and design in the maritime industry

Innovation and design in the maritime industry – how can design be a trigger for innovation and value creation in the Norwegian seafood and maritime industry?

Norway is the world’s second largest exporter of seafood, after China. The industry represents one of the Government’s priority industries, together with energy, maritime industries, environmental technology and tourism.

Design as a tool for innovation
Use of design competence is an important tool for innovation and competitive strength and makes a big difference in this industry. Get good advice on smart use of design to improve profitability at this seminar – “Innovation – crucial to increased competitiveness in the aquaculture industry.”

Innovation has been and will continue to be central to the development of modern aquaculture. Do not miss this Aqua Nor seminar, which will show how innovative companies can get help and support from the authorities.

Do you know enough about your own and your competitors’ rights and how you can obtain support for your development projects?

At this seminar you will:

  • Get an overview of why you should know more about intellectual rights (like logos, names, designs and inventions) when working with development of new technology.
  • Learn how you can get tax deductions for R&D costs.
  • Get good advice on smart use of design to increase your profitability.
  • Listen to the Nordlaks cluster company and their experiences from innovation projects within the aquaculture cluster.

The seminar is organized by the Norwegian Industrial Property Office and the Nor-Fishing Foundation, with contributions from:

  • The Norwegian Research Council
  • Design og arkitektur Norge (DOGA) (Design and Architecture Norway)
  • Nordlaks in NCE Aquaculture
  • The Norwegian Industrial Property Office.

All speakers will be available to answer questions after the seminar.
NB: This seminar is held in English.

Venue: Meeting room M8
Time: Wednesday 16. August 2017 at 13:30-15:00 hrs

You will find a detailed programme in the Exhibition programme.

The Nor-Fishing foundation

Klostergata 90 7030 Trondheim, Norway
+ 47 73 56 86 40

Here you can see the website for Nor-Fishing


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