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Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore
  Newsletter 02/2021

In this second issue of the Team Norway Singapore newsletter, you will learn more about Team Norway priorities and events in June, not least how the Nordic Embassies attracted more than 1600 virtual runners in a race to protect the ocean!
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01. Jul 2021 | Message from the Ambassador

Gradual reopening around the corner
The pandemic is continuing to disrupt lives and livelihoods. With vaccination rates climbing in many countries, including in Singapore and Norway, governments are nonetheless focusing on gradual reopening.


01. Jul 2021 | Innovation Norway - Business Relations

Business promotion updates
Q2 has been an eventful period with lots of activities completed prior to the summer.


28. Jun 2021 | Event Summary & Recordings: Energy

Norway-APAC Business Network: Energy (NABN:E)
Second NABN:E members meeting on Offshore Wind opportunities in Asia-Pacific highlighted massive growth and business potential in Vietnam and Taiwan.


01. Jul 2021 | Event Summary & Recordings: Healthtech

Nordic Health Virtual Market Entry Programme 2021
A series of introduction webinars were organized in June as part of the Nordic Health Virtual Market Entry Programme  2021. Nordic companies in healthtech and medtech learn about market opportunities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.


28. Jun 2021 | Upcoming Events! Art & Culture

Virtual Weekend 10-11 July!
SAVE-THE-DATE 10-11 July for Norwegian Cultural Center (NCC)'s Virtual Weekend! NCC promises a 2-day virtual weekend with an exciting line-up of performances, film screenings, game nights and more.


02. Jul 2021 | Embassy - COVID-19 Information

For Norwegians: Post-registration of vaccines taken abroad
Har du et singaporsk vaksinesertifikat? Her følger informasjon om hvordan du registrerer vaksinesertifikatet i Norge / SYSVAK.


29. Aug 2021 | Embassy - Consular Services

For Norwegians: Parliamentary election 2021 – vote from abroad
Siste dag for å forhåndsstemme ved ambassaden er 3. september. Gjør som ambassadør Nergaard og bruk stemmeretten din! Det er dessverre ikke mulig å forhåndsstemme ved Sjømannskirken i år pga lokale COVID-19 tiltak.


01. Jul 2021 | Embassy - COVID-19 / Travel Information

Travel restrictions for Norway - expect changes from 5 July
Please note that the Norwegian Government will announce changes to the rules and restrictions for entry into Norway on Friday 2 July.


11. Oct 2021 | Upcoming Events! Business Opportunities

SNIC 2021 - Singapore Norway Innovation Conference
SNIC 2021 will look at how the drive for sustainability offers new business opportunities in the region. Leading voices at the forefront of the smart, green shift are on the speaker list.


08. Jun 2021 | Event Summary & Results: Sports & Charity

Nordic Green Run – Close race between Denmark and Norway
Nordic Green Run SG 2021 engaged over 1.600 runners in a race to protect the ocean. The teams covered more than 46.000 km and raised 59.000 SGD for the Coral Triangle Center thanks to our sponsors.


03. Jun 2021 | Event Summary & Recordings: Maritime Industry

OceanNow2021: Asian #ACTION
Singapore Maritime Week in April identified nine pathways for maritime decarbonization. The question we asked the panellists this time was how to get there.


23. Jun 2021 | Event Summary & Recordings

Energy towards 2050 - Recording
What will the new Energy normal look like? Mr Sverre Alvik, Director of the Energy Transition Programme at DNV presented findings from DNV's recent Energy Transition Outlook and gave an update on the future of energy - with a special emphasis on SEA.


23. Jun 2021 | Business Stories – Norwegian Companies in Singapore

ScanReach - regional office in Singapore
Norwegian maritime technology company ScanReach has recently opened a regional office for Asia-Pacific in Singapore, with NBAS board member Ronny Waage as Regional Manager & VP Sales.


28. Jun 2021 | Business stories- Norwegian Companies in Singapore

NORWEP - key priorities and people
Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP) is renewing their focus on Southeast-Asia and has appointed Mr. Jeffrey Lai as Country Manager in Singapore.


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