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NordForsk facilitates and provides funding for Nordic research cooperation and research infrastructure.

new people compares research performance of Nordic higher education institutions

This third report in the series "Comparing Research at Nordic Higher Education Institutions Using Bibliometric Indicators" covers the years 1999-2014 and is significantly more comprehensive than the previous reports. It finds that some nordic institutions are "world class", but most are not.

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New digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

05.07.2017

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics and NordForsk is launching the fourth edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries. The report provides an up-to-date overview of legislation in a variety of areas, including assisted reproduction, human biobanks, cloning and embryo research.

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Arctic initiative on schedule

23.06.2017

The joint Nordic initiative on Arctic Research, “Responsible Development of the Arctic: Opportunities and Challenges – Pathways to Action”, held its first annual meeting in Umeå, Sweden on 13–14 June. All four Nordic Centres of Excellence were represented with over 50 participants who, in addition to sharing their experiences from their first year of operation, presented an update on the status of activities so far.

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Ollila asks the Nordics to invest NOK 635 million in energy research

21.06.2017

Jorma Ollila proposes to establish a Nordic research and demonstration programme of NOK 635 million and that it should be administered by NordForsk, Nordic Innovation and Nordic Energy Research.

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