Supporters of the Regional Innovation Policy Conference - RIP 2014

We are proud to present the following institutions who's generous funding made this event possible:

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    The Research Council of Norway

    The Research Council of Norway is a national strategic and funding agency for research activities, and a chief source of advice on and input into research policy for the Norwegian Government, the central government administration and the overall research community.

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    Stavanger municipality

    Stavanger is a town and municipality in Norway. The city is the third-largest urban zone and metropolitan area in Norway  and the administrative centre of Rogaland county. The municipality is the fourth most populous in Norway. Located on the Stavanger Peninsula in Southwest Norway, Stavanger counts its official founding year as 1125 and is today considered the center of the oil industry in Norway and is one of Europe's energy capitals and is often called the oil capital.

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    IRIS AS - International Research Institute of Stavanger - is a recognized research institute with high focus on applied research, equally owned by the University of Stavanger and the regional foundation Rogaland Research.

    Today IRIS remains an independent research institute with research and research-related activities in petroleum, new energy, marine environment, biotechnology, social science and business development.

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    Sparebank 1, SR-bank

    Sparebank 1 SR-Bank is Southern and Western Norway's leading financial establishments with 53 offices in 34 municipalities. The bank roots back to 1839, and has currently over 300,000 individuals and companies as customers.

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    UiS Business School

    The UiS Business School is one of the larger business schools in Norway doing resarch and educating students at undergraduate, graduate and PhD level in business administration. The School also offer study programmes in auditing and law as well as a popular MBA programme.