“Nordforsk can learn a lot from the experience of the various Nordic countries with their national centres of excellence,” states Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of Nordforsk.
A historical milestone in long-term Nordic collaboration has been reached with the signing of a 10-year agreement on joint development of advanced IT-services for research. The agreement will be presented Wednesday 15 May 2013 in Trondheim where the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) is holding a conference on e-Infrastructure.
The Senior Adviser for research funding will coordinate some of the most important programmes for Nordic research cooperation and will work with specialist groups that include some of the most prominent experts from the Nordic countries and Europe.
NordForsk launches a new call for proposals focusing on preparatory work for establishing one or more Nordic Centre of Excellence within the Nordic Societal Security Programme. Application deadline is June 14.
Nick Nielsen is newly appointed Minister for education, church, culture and gender in the government of Greenland. On April 17, he participated for the first time at a meeting in the Nordic Council of Ministers.