Nordic added value
NordForsk funded projects create Nordic added value in a number of ways. For example by enhancing the scientific quality and building critical expertise at the Nordic level.
Nordic added value in NordForsk projects
What type of Nordic added value is created in NordForsk funded projects? The figure below provides insight.
The figure shows what type of Nordic added value the projects produce. The data is extracted from live results in Researchfish in June 2022, at a time when 107 of 136 registered projects had reported Nordic added value..
For full explanation of categories, see How we define Nordic added value.
Although the figure primarily provides indications, it is fair to conclude that it demonstrates that Nordic added value is created over a wide range of areas, and that NordForsk's activities contribute to strengthening both Nordic co-operation in general and Nordic research co-operation in particular.
Learn more: Research impact at NordForsk
Nordic added value in Nordic research co-operation
This report examines the concept of Nordic added value in Nordic research co-operation that is facilitated and funded by NordForsk under the Nordic Council of Ministers.
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