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New digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

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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New report compares research performance of Nordic higher education institutions

New report compares research performance of Nordic higher education institutions

05.07.2017

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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Arctic initiative on schedule

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

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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NeIC 2017: Crossing boundaries - changing the world

NeIC 2017: Crossing boundaries - changing the world

14.06.2017

More than 200 technical experts, researchers, and decision-makers in computing and data storage joined forces at the NeIC 2017 conference. The event took place in Umeå, Sweden from 29 May – 1 June and included both workshops and conference sessions with high-profile speakers from academia and industry.

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