Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

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Russian, British and Norwegian research scientists get together to share knowledge about marine plastic pollution in Arctic areas. Photo: Norut.
Marin

Representatives from the fisheries industry, research institutes and management institutions in Norway and Russia are meeting this week in a joint effort to combat marine plastic pollution in the Barents Sea. Norut and Kola Science Center are organising the seminar in Murmansk followed by a beach clean-up in Teriberka.

Some of the beach waste found on Svalbard. Photo: Eirik Mikkelsen.
Marin plastic pollution

Can knowledge from a container of beach waste contribute to reducing marine waste?

Photo: NN-norden.org
Biosmart

The different sectors of the Norwegian bioeconomy show a large variation in value added, between the sectors, over time, in the composition of value added, and not least between the bioeconomy of the Norwegian counties.

Bildet viser en oljevernøvelse i Narvik i 2016, som ble overvåket av drone og streamet direkte til øvelsesledelsen. Foto: Norut.
Oil

For the first time, the resources for oil spill contingency and response in Northern Norway will be mapped. 

Vellykket testing i Ny-Ålesund. Foto: Pål Kvaløy, NTNU.
Drones

Icebergs is a risk to all ships navigating in the high Arctic. Norut has developed a system for real-time detection and monitoring of sea ice, using UAVs.

Vacant positions at Norut.
New job

Norut is searching for new staff! A Research Director and Senior Research Scientists in social science disciplines, a PhD position on oil-in-ice and an engineer specialising in unmanned aircraft systems are all on Norut’s wish list.

Photo: MAREANO/Institute of Marine Research.
Arctic Ocean

Using expert opinion to assess socio-economic effects of ocean acidification on cold-water corals.

Entreprenører i samiske områder skal tilby natur- og kulturopplevelser og Norut forsker sammen med dem. Foto: Ørjan Bertelsen/www.Nordnorge.com/Kautokeino.
Business

Researchers will use a completely new dialogue-based research method to find out what creates, hinders or reduces manoeuvring space for entrepreneurs in Sami areas.

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