Nearly 10 per cent of all participants under the EU Sixth Framework Programme were from the Nordic countries. And nearly one-half of the Nordic participants had expressly sought out Nordic partners for their projects. Intra-Nordic collaboration was most extensive between Norway and Iceland.
The three new Policy Briefs describe and analyse key aspects of Nordic research cooperation in a European context, both at the research policy and -strategy level. Download or order the reports here!
Vice-Chancellor (Rector) at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Lisa Sennerby Forsse is appointed new member of the NordForsk Board. Sennerby Forsse replaces Mille Millnert as representative for the Association of Nordic University Rectors' Conferences (NUS), after Millnert entered his new position as Director General of the Swedish Research Council, Vetenskapsrådet.
VINNOVA, the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) and the Estonian Ministry for Economic Affairs and Communications have in collaboration with NordForsk opened the second call for proposals within Citizen-Centric eGovernment Services.
Researchers in each of the Nordic countries are cited more often on average than researchers in the rest of the world, according to a new NordForsk report. Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark are cited 40 per cent more often than the world average, and Danish researchers in general are among the most cited in the world, reveals the report.