Brussels seminar October 7th-8th 2019


The trip should give a better and wider understanding of how the Brussels system works, how the RCN, Norcore and Mission of Norway to the EU could be potential advisors for you as a researcher. The trip will also give you some indications as how the good ERC idea looks/requires – and some tips as how to develop it.

Stanhope Hotel, Adresse: Rue du Commerce 9, 1000 Brussels. Flights; 7th: SK4743, ref number: QIFN58 at 08:20 from Gardermoen, Return flight the 8th from Brussels at 19:00, same Reference number. 


Monday October 7th
07:40 meet at gate, Gardermoen, flight SK4743
10:30 transport to Norcore/The Research Council

of Norway’s offices(RCN), Rue du Trône 98: Direct Way, Pick up infront of JAVA coffee

11:30-11:35 Welcome and agenda study trip: Vera Østensen,

Project leaer and senior advisor Central R&D division, OsloMet

11:35-12:15  Norcore and RCN – role and importance for you as researcher/research group? Tor Ivar Eikaas,

Head of RCN Brussels Office, RCN/Norcore

12:15-13:00 LUNCH in Norcore/RCN Office
13:00-13:30 The role of the Mission of Norway to the EU and the Counsellor for Research,

Marthe Stornes Nordtug, Councellor for Research

13:45- 14:30 Erasmus+, Diku,

Ragnhild Solvi Berg, Head of Diku Brussels Office, Diku/Norcore

14:30 – 15:00 Summary of today’s programme
19:00            Dinner: Au Vieux Bruxelles, Rue Saint-Boniface 35
Tuesday October 8th
09:00 RCN’s Offices
Candidates presents their ideas – max 5 min, then 20 min feedback from the group/discussions




10:25 Off to the Parliament
10:45 The Parliament; info and guided tour
12:15 Back to Norcore/RCN’s Offices
12:30 – 13:30

13:30 – 14:15

Preparing for ERC With Focus on StG and CoG, Q&A, Dr. Line Fredslund Volkers, ERCEA


14:15 – 15:30 Continue, Candidates presents their ideas


•Ann Kristin

15:30-15:45 Take home Message

Mini bus to the airport

19:00 SK4746 back to Oslo

Homework to Brussels-seminar: