Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

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Russiske og norske forskere fra Norut, Norsk Polarinstitutt og Kola Science Center er samlet i Tromsø for å dele kunnskap om plast i Barentshavet. Foto: 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.

The photo shows an oil spill response exercise in Narvik in 2016, which was monitored by drones and streamed live to the exercise leadership. Photo: 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.

Entrepreneurs in Sami areas will offer nature- and culture-based experiences and Norut is performing research together with them. Photo: 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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