2018 Forum programme

Dr. Josef Noll
Dr. Josef Noll

Research Professor
University of Oslo


Josef Noll is professor at the University of Oslo (UiO) and Secretary General of the Basic Internet Foundation. His focus is on communication and IoT-/Information security, and especially digitalisation based on free access to information for all.

Josef Noll was previously Senior Advisor and group leader at Telenor R&I where his group developed 3G/UMTS. He has also worked at the European Space Agency and SIEMENS. He is reviewer of several EU projects, and evaluator of national and EU research programmes. His focus is on sustainable innovations, based on digital inclusion for all. His vision of "Internet Lite for all" addresses directly theSustainable Development Goals, especially in the areas of health (SDG 3), Education (SDG 4), empowerment (SDG 5) and decent work (SDG 8).