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The offshore wind conference Science Meets Industry

25. October 2022, 10:00 - 16:00

The University Aula at the University of Bergen, Muséplass 3, Bergen.

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Welcome to the offshore wind conference Science Meets Industry 2022, 25 October in Bergen.

The purpose of the Science Meets Industry Bergen is knowledge exchange between academia, industry and public sector on offshore wind.

The conference is organized by Bergen Offshore Wind Centre (BOW), NORCE and GCE Ocean Technology.


09:30 Coffee/tea
10:00 Opening addresses

  • Keynote: From DONG to Ørsted - what lessons can we learn? Christina Aabo, Aabo Energy
  • Offshore wind for the petroleum industry, Jon Barratt Nysæther, Odfjell Ocean Wind
  • Ambitions for the global offshore wind industry, Sebastian Bringsværd, Aker Offshore Wind
  • Metocean conditions at Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord, Etienne Cheynet, University of Bergen (UiB)


  • Faster permission process for Norwegian offshore wind? Sigrid Eskeland Schütz, University of Bergen
  • 3 GW in Norwegian waters before 2030 – what does it take? Atle Blomgren, NORCE, Sigrid Eskeland Schütz, UiB, and Jan Fredrik Stadaas, Equinor

Coffee break

  • Offshore wind in the North Sea – outlook from Finn Gunnar Nielsen, UiB

15:00 Energy islands

16.00 Reception and networking

Participation and Costs

The conference is open for all and free of charge.


Register for the offshore wind conference Science Meets Industry.


The conference is a collaboration between:



Contact Information

Kai Stoltz

Business Development Manager

Kai Stoltz


The Aula at the University of Bergen was brimming with participants at last years cconference Science Meets Industry, were the offshore wind industry, politicians, academia and other energy players were invited to learn more about the status and future of offshore wind.