Norut develops technologies adapted to meet challenges in the Arctic climate. Drift ice, icing, pressure ridges and winter storms make strict demands on off-shore constructions. Several industrial operations in northern and Arctic areas demand new thinking on the use of materials, surveillance, emergency response and security. Norut’s unmanned aircraft systems are utilized in an increasing number of areas. The combination of extreme track force in a steep landscape with high precipitation is being tested by the Ofoten Line. We engage in research on Arctic technology because the action is occurring in the north.
Roald Amundsen Petroleum Research (RAmP) was launched at the Arctic Frontiers conference this week.
Norwegian firms are being awarded major supplier contracts for the Goliat field development project. So says a brand new report from Norut Alta commissioned by Eni Norge.
Tromsø scientists want to establish a centre of excellence for avalanche monitoring.
The government promises that the NORDSATSING initiative will be continued for a further three years, up to the end of 2016.
“This is a red-letter day for the region, the application group and Norut,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow when summing up the establishment of a national centre for petroleum research in the Arctic.
Solar Energy Days are back. Come visit Narvik University College Thursdag May 2.
Trains transporting iron ore to Narvik operate 365 days a year. The interim storage of the iron ore outdoors during winter can lead to logistical challenges.
The future is bright: Many Nordic regions have potentials for exploiting solar energy matching that of the solar giant Germany.