Publications

NORDERA final report: A new deal for ERA. Lessons learnt from Nordic R&I cooperation?

NORDERA final report: A new deal for ERA. Lessons learnt from Nordic R&I cooperation?

How can the Nordic cooperation contribute to achieving European Commission objectives such as joint research programmes, increased mobility for researchers, joint research infrastructures, excellence in research and exchange of knowledge? What are the key lessons that we can draw from Nordic strengths and weaknesses? Read more about this in the final report of the NORDERA-project, which is a shorter and more accessible version of the first two reports (2010).

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NordForsk Magasin 2010: 5-year jubilee issue

NordForsk Magasin 2010: 5-year jubilee issue

2010 marks five years since NordForsk was founded. In this 5-year jubilee issue of NordForsk Magasin you will find interviews with Halldór Ásgrímsson, Per Unckel, Jerzy Langer, Nils Christian Stenseth, Anneli Pauli, Gard Titlestad, Anne Tjønneland, Jon Ove Hagen, Ole Petter Ottersen and many others. The magazine contains articles in the Scandinavian languages, as well as in English. Shorter translations in English are also available throughout the publication.

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NORDERA report 2: Nordic R&D collaboration at EU level

NORDERA report 2: Nordic R&D collaboration at EU level

This report focusses on how the Nordic experiences can serve to encourage the further development of the European Research Area, especially regarding coordination of national programmes and joint programming. Equally, the analysis looks into how lessons learnt can be of value for the further development of NORIA and ERA. By the Joint Research Centre/IPTS for the NORDERA project (2010). Available for download only.

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International Research Cooperation in the Nordic Countries

International Research Cooperation in the Nordic Countries

A publication from the NORIA-net "The use of bibliometrics in research policy and evaluation activities". The first report of the NORIA-net provides readers with essential information and perspectives on current and future possibilities to reach excellence in Nordic research. It identifies the fields in which the Nordic countries already are strong and in some cases even excellent, and it highlights challenges and possible ways to prevent future problems. Editor: Magnus Gunnarsson, Swedish Research Council (2010).

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Bibliometric Research Performance Indicators for the Nordic Countries

Bibliometric Research Performance Indicators for the Nordic Countries

A publication from the NORIA-net "The use of bibliometrics in research policy and evaluation activities". This is the second report from this NORIA network. The report provides readers with essential information and perspectives on current and future possibilities to reach excellence in Nordic research. It identifies the fields in which the Nordic countries already are strong and in some cases even excellent, and it highlights challenges and possible ways to prevent future problems. Editor: Jesper W. Schneider, Royal School of Library & Information Science, Danmark (2010).

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NORDERA report 1: Nordic R&I cooperation: Achievements and Challenges

NORDERA report 1: Nordic R&I cooperation: Achievements and Challenges

This report describes and analyses Nordic cooperation in relation to research and innovation. This is done through a presentation of the main characteristics of both the formalised and the non-formalised aspects of the Nordic cooperation, and through an analysis of the main achievements and challenges. By NordForsk and Nordisk InnovationsCentre for the NORDERA project (2010). Available for download only.

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Information brochure of the Top-level Research Initiative

Information brochure of the Top-level Research Initiative

The Top-level Research Initiative (TRI) is the largest joint Nordic research and innovation initiative to date. The initiative aims to involve the very best agencies and institutions in the Nordic region, and promote research and innovation of the highest level, in order to make a Nordic contribution towards solving the global climate crisis. Read more in the Top-level Research Initiative information brochure (2010).

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Nordic Climate Change Research

Nordic Climate Change Research

Policy Brief 8-2009. By Mandag Morgen for NordForsk (2009).

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NordForsk magasin 2-2009

NordForsk magasin 2-2009

In NordForsk Magasin 2-2009 you can read more about the Nordic Stem Cell Mobility Programme, the TRI sub-programme “Effect Studies and Adaptation to Climate Change”, the evaluation of the Danish Research Council system, Nordic Climate Solutions 2009 and NORIA-net for research infrastructure.

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NordForsk magasin 1-2009

NordForsk magasin 1-2009

In this edition of NordForsk Magasin you can read interviews with the Norwegian Minister of Research and Higher Education, Tora Aasland and Chair of the Management Board for the Top-level Research Initiative, Rolf Annerberg. We also learn more about a PPP PhD research project on human embryonic stem cells (hESC), and Chair of the NordForsk Board, Gudrun Nordal shares her perspectives on the way forward.

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Annual Report 2008

Annual Report 2008

NordForsks‘s annual report 2008 presents our organisation and our work during 2008. The editorial is written by the Director of NordForsk, Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist. There is also an interview with Halldór Ásgrímsson, the Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The publication also presents main figures from the 2008 annual accounts. The report is written mainly in Scandinavian, but shorter translations in English are available throughout the publication.

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Nordic eScience Action Plan

Nordic eScience Action Plan

10 concrete actions to implement the Nordic eScience Strategy. By the Nordic eScience Initiative (eNORIA) (2008). Available for download only.

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Improving research capabilities

Improving research capabilities

An evaluation of the possibilities for increased Nordic cooperation on research infrastructures. By NIFU STEP for NordForsk (2008).

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NordForsk magasin 2-2008

NordForsk magasin 2-2008

Research infrastructure it the main theme of this issue of NordForsk magasin. Read more about the recent developments in Nordic research infrastructure policy, and about two infrastructure projects funded through Joint Nordic Use of Research Infrastructure. We have also interviewed Inge Mærkedahl, Director General of the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, and Riitta Mustonen, Vice President (Research) of the Academy of Finland.

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Main conclusions from Policy Brief 5-2008: Nordic Excellence

Main conclusions from Policy Brief 5-2008: Nordic Excellence

Main conclusions from the NordForsk Policy Brief 5: Nordic Excellence - A Bibliometric Exploration of Common Nordic Research Funding Opportunities. By Technopolis Group for NordForsk (2008).

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Nordic Research Gems

Nordic Research Gems

Nordic Research Gems presents a collection of success stories from Nordic research cooperation. More than 11 000 researchers are currently involved in research activities financed by NordForsk and they are producing some impressive results (2008).

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Branding the Nordic Research and Innovation Area

Branding the Nordic Research and Innovation Area

Promoting the Nordic region as an attractive destination for global investments in research and innovation. By Interlace-Invent Aps for NordForsk (2008).

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Other Nordic publications

You can find publications from many of the organisations within the Nordic cooperation at the e-library NordPub