WP7 Workshop / Webinar

Work-Package 7 (WP7) organizes a workshop / webinar on Monday. December 7, 10:00 – 11:30.


  • Support schemes for spin-offs and entrepreneurs, and Innovation Norway’s accelerator and Green Platform programs, Ivar-Jo Baunbæk Theien, Senior Advisor, Innovation Norway
  • The European Green Deal andt he impact on applications and support schemes, Isabelle-Louise Aabel, EU Advisor, GCE NODE
  • Digital Innovation Hub Ocean Technology (DIH OT) –Content, status and the way forward, Anne-Grete Ellingsen, Project Manager, NORCE
  • The management of digital business model innovation, Marius Kristiansen, WP7 PhD Candidate, SFI Offshore Mechatronics

Practical information
Free participation for all invited guests
Register within 7 December at 09:00
The event will take place on the Webinar application Zoom.
The meeting will only be made available for pre-registered attendants.

Register here: https://www.checkin.no/event/28100/sfi-offshore-mechatronics-wp7-workshop-webinar

See also the PDF file at this link: https://sfi.mechatronics.no/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/WP7_Workshop_Invitation_and_program_2020_11_30.pdf

New Researcher WP1.6

Wei Zhao has worked as a PhD research fellow in WP1.6 since October 5th, 2020, with Associate Professor Morten Kjeld Ebbesen as the main supervisor and Associate Professor Damiano Padovani as the co-supervisor. The title of his project is: ”Development of Energy-Efficient Linear Actuation Systems for Offshore Use”.

His education background is:
• B.Sc. in Process Equipment and Control Engineering at China University of Petroleum (East China) in 2010.
• M.Sc. in Mechatronics at the University of Agder in 2019.

Before he started the PhD research fellowship, he has worked as a mechanical engineer in SINOPEC and as a technical support engineer for control systems in Cameron Sense AS.