A joint network project run by NODE has allowed 25 companies to prepare for entry into the Brazilian offshore market. The results of this investment may be of great significance for the cluster and industry in Agder.
NODE Knowledge Managment Centre will be a tool for supporting NODE companies with continual development of their expertise, while also confirming southern Norway as one of the country’s best technology regions.
The project NEW (NODE Eyde Women) means that NCE NODE and the EYDE network have started a strategic initiative for the region’s development, based on women’s perspectives, experience and expertise.
NODE has taken a giant stride into the future with “NODE Foresight – a world-class industry cluster”. The most significant strategy is that the cluster has redefined itself, moving from a volume-based cluster to a knowledge-based cluster.
NODE Mechatronics is a collaboration with the University of Agder that aims to help southern Norway become a world-leading mechatronics region.
NODE ART is NODE’s first major research project. The project has established groundbreaking knowledge and expertise in tribology/corrosion. The project’s results can lead to significant cost reductions in drilling rig operation.
With the environment as a competitive edge. The ability to document and improve environmental aspects will be of great market significance in the future.
NODE Junior is an advisory body to top management in NODE. Members of NODE Junior must be younger than 30, and the mandate is to provide advice about what they feel is important so that the cluster can live up to its vision of remaining world-leading.
Good partnership projects have been established; NODE cooperation with public bodies, a joint stand at ONS and study visits to OTC are important measures to be noted.