Policy documents, strategies and propositions
In ”Climate for Research” (presented 25 April 2009) the government emphasises that public research spending will continue to increase. Furthermore, Norwegian research policy will be defined by nine research policy goals. The Government emphasises that research should contribute to meet societal and global challenges like climate change.
Short English version of the White Paper report nr. 7 to the Storting (2008-2009). 5 December 2008 the Government launched Norway's first White Paper on innovation policy. Some of the headlines are knowledge and competence, innovative undertakings, start-up and growth, research and development, and innovation in the public sector.
In July 2009 the Government presented a White Paper on climate challenges and agriculture (Report No. 39 (2008-2009)). The Government considers emissions and uptake of greenhouse gases in the agricultural sector in Norway, and the adaptation and instruments necessary for robust, climate-adapted agriculture in the future.
This is the strategy of the Ministry of Education and Research for Norwegian education in the years to come. The strategy targets all levels of education, from primary school to upper secondary school and life-long learning.
ERAWATCH is the European Commission's information platform on European, national and regional research systems and policies presents an overview of the policy context, the structure and evolution of the R&D systems in all the European countries.