The first week of December, The Institute of Energy Technology gathered some of the world’s leading researchers and project leaders in decommissioning at Lillehammer. Up to 90,000 will work directly or indirectly with decommissioning over the next decade. Their experiences must be shared with others, and the professional communities have to come to terms with each other on best practices.

The Research Council of Norway is the backbone of an extremely strong Norwegian R&D network, working closely with the Government, research and educational institutions, and private companies. The Research Council leads this coordinated effort, using knowledge-based research combined with applied innovation in order to turn solid R&D into successful products and services – and better quality of life.