Nordic Edge Expo

Welcome to Stavanger

The 7th edition of Nordic Edge Expo will be hybrid in 2021. We invite everybody with the opportunity to travel to Stavanger to meet collaborators and competitors face-to-face, and simultaneously connect with other attendees digitally.

The activities is free of charge – registration opens in August.

Experience Nordic Edge Expo in the city of Stavanger 20 – 23 September

We are building a TV-studio onboard our electric conference venue, M/S Rygerelektra, and you will have the opportunity to meet other attendees and watch the live production on TV-screens from onboard the boat itself.

Place: Rygerelektra, Harbour in Stavanger city centre.


20 September: 08:30-11:00

21 September: 09:00-11:00

22 September: 09:00-11:00

23 September: 09:00-11:00

Registration opens in August.

You can also watch the conference programme on screen from Salon du Nord (Victoria Hotel) and Innoasis. No registration required.

Thematic Lunch

Eat your lunch and network with other participants, followed by a casual and insightful sofa chat with key speakers from the conference programme that day.

20 September: 11:30 at Victoria Hotel

21 September: 11:30 at Victoria Hotel

22 September: 11:30 (Place TBD)

23 September: 11:30 at Victoria Hotel

Registration opens in August.

Thematic Parallel sessions

From 12:00 – join different meetings/workshops/sessions hosted by our partners.

More information to come. Are you interested in hosting a physical session as part of the conference programme in Stavanger – contact the Nordic Edge-team.

Thematic Smart City trips in the Stavanger Region

20 September at 15:00 – Come Clean

21 September at 15:00 – Life Actually

22 September at 15:00 – On the Move

23 September at 15:00 – Places & Spaces

City Challenge – platform is presented in the city of Stavanger

Nordic Edge presents City Challenge as a method and tool for solving challenges in municipalities. Selected municipalities will present their real challenges.

Find out if city challenge and co-creation is a way to create engagement and find good solutions.

Date: 21 September

Nordic Fund Day: start-ups meet investors

Nordic Fund Day: start-ups meet investors

We will be bringing the best start-ups in the smart city sphere to meet each other and the most forward-thinking investors in the Nordic region.

Date: 22 September

Registration opens in August.

Smart city Research Symposium

The University of Stavanger is hosting a full-day, joint international research symposium.

Date: 22 September

Place: Hotel Victoria

Registration opens in August.

Innoasis Science & Cocktails

The evenings will be filled with Science & Cocktails.
Join researchers residents to discuss relevant topics.

Date: 20, 21 & 22 September

Place: Salon du Nord