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She is the new CEO of Oslo Science City

Christine W Sorbye Photo Sigurd R Klaeva

Christine Wergeland Sørbye will lead and coordinate the development of Oslo Science City.

The municipality of Oslo, the University of Oslo, Helse Sør-Øst RHF, the Oslo University Hospital HF, SINTEF and The Research Park/Oslotech will together develop the innovation district Oslo Science City, and Christine Wergeland Sørbye will now lead and coordinate this project.

Oslo Science City

Oslo Science City has the ambition of being established as one of the most important innovation districts in Europe and attract both new and established businesses.

“If we are to succeed with these efforts we must collaborate more and better. It is important to quickly establish a vision and a strategy for the development of the innovation district,” says Wergeland Sørbye.

A capital of knowledge

Wergeland Sørbye has recently been speciality advisor for the municipality of Oslo and she has for several years been working in projects with the purpose of developing Oslo as a capital of knowledge. For example she has been responsible for developing the municipality’s campus strategy.

She will start her new position on May 6th.

Photo of Christine Wergeland Sørbye: Sigurd R. Klæva, Forskningsparken