It is desirable and necessary to build up strategic knowledge environments at universities and research institutions, and within the industry as a whole. Therefore, it is appropriate to enter into strategic alliances with selected resource pools and institutions in order to secure sufficient expertise for the future.

At present, Statnett has an agreement that is included in this programme.

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) – collaboration agreement to secure the maintenance and continued development of expertise in selected strategic areas for Statnett, including through support for a professor (100 per cent, five years) and an associate professor (20 per cent, three years).

Areas that we have chosen to support include:

  • Blockchain and AI
  • Protection
  • Cyber security