Photo: Kristoffer Landmark Marø.Photo: Kristoffer Landmark Marø

On Tuesday, 9th of December, Professor Arne Graue gave a talk on energy for the future at the European Science Café. The event is co-hosted by a different European country every time with the support of the French Consulate General. The December event was co-hosted by the Royal Norwegian Consulate General.

Read more

The WorkBoat Show in New Orleans is the largest commercial marine tradeshow in North America, attracting over 14,000 visitors and more than 1,000 companies/booths.

Read more
Consul General Mykletun and Ambassador Djerejian. 
Photo: Kristoffer Landmark Marø.

The Consular Corps of Houston staged a Consular Luncheon with Ambassador Edward Djerejian at the Junior League on October 30th. He gave an informal and insightful talk on the currently unfolding events in the Middle East

Read more
The Arctic Business Roudtable Discussion

On Friday the 17th of October the Mayor’s Office and the City of Houston hosted a Consular Forum on Opportunities and Challenges in the Arctic. The Event was co-hosted by the Arctic nations of Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden.

Read more
Photo: Quy Tran.

On October 13th Deputy Minister Dilek Ayhan, from the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, opened the second NorTex Nano Summit. The Summit is a direct spin-off from the Transatlantic Science Week, held in Houston in November 2012, and focuses on creating nanotechnology clusters between the participating universities from Texas and Norway.

Read more
The Deputy Minister Dilek Ayhan with Students and Researchers from the NorTex Nano Summit. 
Photo: Kristoffer Landmark Marø.

Last week the Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Dilek Ayhan visited Houston to speak at the Houston Shipping and Offshore Conference (HSOC) and the NorTex Nano Summit.

Read more
Ambassador Park, Deputy Minister Ayhan, Governor Bryant, and Ambassador Mykletun

On Friday 10th of October the Consulates General of Brazil, Korea and Norway staged the 4th annual Houston Shipping and Offshore Conference (HSOC) at the Houstonian Hotel Club & Spa. The Governor of Mississippi Phil Bryant and the Deputy Minister Dilek Ayhan of Norway were the keynote speakers, while the rest of the program featured industry leaders.

Read more

Mayor Annise D. Parker and the City of Houston will host a global gathering of industry thought leaders and high-level government officials to assess opportunities for expanded business growth and international cooperation in the Arctic. This executive dialogue will explore the impact of new technologies, synergistic collaboration, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable developmen...

Read more

On Mon., Oct. 6, 2014, Norwegian researchers Edvard and May-Britt Moser, a married couple, along with British-American scientist John O’Keefe, were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Their discoveries of an “inner GPS” in the brain have, according to The Nobel Assembly's press release, “solved a problem that has occupied philosophers and scientists for centuries — how does the brain crea...

Read more

In November of 2012, a major gathering of Norway’s top scientists and government officials met at the 2012 Transatlantic Science Week in Houston. The overarching goal of the annual science week is to foster partnerships and to put people in touch with their counterparts from over the Atlantic. In addition to partaking in the Transatlantic Science Week a group of cardiologists and trauma experts...

Read more
Photo: Kristoffer Landmark Marø.

In late August the Norwegian Honorary Consul in Mobile, Alabama, Leslie Stuart, invited the Consulate General in Houston for a visit to see the Norwegian Seamen’s Church Cemetery located in Mobile.

Read more
Photo: Grieg in Florida.

In Sarasota, Florida an Edvard Grieg music festival will be staged from January 9-11, 2015. The festival is made possible by the the Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota in cooperation with the Selby International Library/Sarasota Music Archive and the International Grieg Society of Bergen, Norway.

Read more
Photo: Mimi C. Lie.

Jointly, the Scandinavian Chambers of Commerce of Denmark, Norway and Sweden convened a big social event on September 16. Norway House provided the venue, and well over 140 participants were attracted to this exciting networking gathering.

Read more

Senter for internasjonalisering av utdanning (SIU) forvalter Ordningen for Norgeskunnskap i utlandet, en ordning som retter seg mot norskmiljø ved høyere læresteder utenfor Norge. Fire ganger om året informerer vi om aktuelle saker, utlysninger og frister innenfor ordningen; februar, mai, september og desember. Positivt vedtak vil bety at SIU, gjennom en skriftlig avtale med lærestedet,...

Read more