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NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for Nordic research cooperation as well as advice and input on Nordic research policy

The Top-level Research Initiative film launched

The Top-level Research Initiative (TRI) is the largest joint Nordic research and innovation initiative to date. The brand new film about TRI presents some of the many faces behind the research and provides insights into the outcomes of each of the six sub-programmes.

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  1. Humanities and social sciences
  2. Health, welfare and medicine
  3. Natural sciences, mathematics, technology
  4. Large-scale initiatives

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Nordic societal security research boosts cooperation

12.12.2014

How do we minimise the risks that threaten our societal security to the greatest extent possible, how do we develop society’s resiliency, and how do we return to a normal state-of-affairs when a man-made or natural disaster nonetheless strikes? These were some of the issues discussed among leading researchers and representatives of Nordic research funding organisations at the conference “New Trends in Societal Security Research in the Nordic Countries”.

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High ambitions

10.12.2014

During an interview with NordForsk earlier this autumn, the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent Høie, shared his thoughts on a stronger Nordic research cooperation within the health care sector. Høie points particularly to the opportunities to be found in clinical and register-based research.

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Funding for constructing Nordic Research Infrastructure Pilots in Health and Welfare

27.11.2014

NordForsk is now announcing the third call under the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare. This call is targeted towards establishing research infrastructures based on Nordic registers of socio-economic and health–related data in order to facilitate cross-border research that addresses societal challenges.

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NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for Nordic research cooperation as well as advice and input on Nordic research policy
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