Nordic Edge Expo

Breakout session: What Can Research Do For Your Community?

What Can Research Do for Your Community? Co-creating of sustainable futures – examples of collaboration between actors from the public, private, academia and civil society

14:00    Welcome and introduction. Tina Rebecca Hov-Gylthe, The Research Council of Norway

What happens when you base local community development on co-creation, knowledge based and research driven activities? Learn from examples of how communities and researchers have been able to work together. Presenters from six innovative urban research led projects will share a glimpse from findings. This session will present examples on how you can get involved in research and work with researchers to improve the health and well-being of your community.

14:10    “Shared spaces and the role of technology”. Daniela Baer, SINTEF Community

14:19    Planning for a sustainable city center in the urban Arctic: The right to the city. Marit Aure, UiT The Arctic university of Norway

14:28    Concrete problem solving as a pathway to co-creation between academia and the city government, Hege Hofstad, OsloMet

14:37    New Water Ways – stormwater management in Nordic cities. Isabel Seifert-Dahn

14:46    Cultivating Public Spaces: integrating urban agriculture in a compact city development.  Beata Sirowy, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Arild Eriksen and Deni Ruggeri

14: 55   Decision-support tool for municipalities and other stakeholders to assess the expected emission impacts of new developments at the early-phase planning stage. James Kallaos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU

15:04    Coffee break

15:10    Questions and answers from all

  • What can research do for my community?
  • How to succeed with co-creation in city and local community transformation?

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