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Here are seven different industries in which NFEO believes in Norway's future

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Oil revenues will decline, we must adapt to the climate challenges and more jobs we have today will disappear. So the NZO maps out what opportunities there are in Norway and what advantages we have that can make us better than other countries.

Businesses are part of the climate solution

On Wednesday during Arendaluca, the NFE and Sintef will present the first part of the project.

We believe that companies are part of the solutions to the climate challenges we face. Over the next few decades, we must create hundreds of thousands of jobs in addition to the climate, says Ole Eric Almlid, NHO CEO.

Today, Norway supplies parts of value chains, but much of the value creation takes place outside our borders. We export raw salmon overseas instead of contributing a few links in the value chain.

Therefore, NHO and Sintef are considering which new value chains we can engage with, from start to finish.

In a recent report, there are six areas that Sintef thinks Norway has good opportunities to do well.

Alexosten has extracted some of the 24 opportunities mentioned in the report. Read the full report here.

A sea of ​​possibilities

1. Health Technology:

According to the report, there are great opportunities in ultrasound technology and it is pointed out that Norway has world-leading expertise and research environments. With a better political organization and better healthcare collaboration, Sinfef believes we can reap the benefits we have in the industry.

The handheld ultrasound device is called the doctor's new stethoscope

2. Sustainable Sea Food

Harvesting algae and algae is a great opportunity for value creation, writes Sintef. This is what the NFE wants Norway to do. Algae and algae can be used to feed both humans and animals. It can also link CO₂, which will have a positive effect on our emissions.

We can use algae and algae to extract energy. Through biorefineries, these plants can be turned into gas, which in turn can be used to make bioplastics, among other things.

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3. Renewable Energy:

Overall, the Nordic countries have good access to all the materials needed for battery production. This also includes the much quoted mineral cobalt.

According to Sintef estimates, the added value of batteries today is about 800 million, with 100 jobs. But they estimate that value creation could rise to 10 billion and 700 jobs by 2030, if possible.

But the start of mining in Norway is not always popular. Landfill waste is often the most discussed issue. According to the report, we can use more surplus tables instead of dumping them. It can be used, among other things, as a plant nutrition, to make ceramic products and glass.

4. Smart and green transport:

Emission-free and driver-free boats are an industry with great opportunities, according to Sintef. We will have a greater need for transportation, while imposing stricter emission requirements. This is something Norway can use. But to succeed, we must strengthen our competence to be able to deliver technology and services to the future market.

They also believe there are many opportunities for new ways of transporting goods. In large cities, driving opportunities are diminished, so we must find more environmentally friendly ways to transport goods.

5. Recovery of raw material:

In Norway, there is a lot of phosphorus contamination in the soil in some places because the raw material is used in fertilizers. This is what NHO and Sintef believe we can make better use of. Phosphorus is on the EU's list of critical materials, which they believe has great potential in recycling phosphorus. There can be a lot that can be gained both in direct payment for recycled phosphorus and in technology that enables it to recover.

6. Infrastructure and Social Security:

Here, the report mentions that we should look to the water outside as a resource. If we do nothing to improve water management, the potential for damage caused by climate change in Norway will be between 40 and 100 billion over the next 40 years. So we have to build better infrastructure to remove the water and store it, says Sintef.

The main point is to reduce spoilage and use less drinking water. The report outlines several ways to use water. It can be used to run gardens, wash cars and other areas where drinking water quality is not required.

He is on his way underground to supply minerals for cell phones and electric cars in the West

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