Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

News

Marine plastic

The kick off meeting for the MARP project was held at Svalbard in September, and an open air exhibition in October gave the public a touch and smell of what marine plastic pollution is really about.

Bioeconomy

Nordland County is number one in Norway in fisheries and aquaculture. A new report provides a good overview of the biological resources and production in the forestry, agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture sectors in Norway.

Arctic

Five research scientists from Norut had outdoor offices at Ny-Ålesund last week. Equipped with ground radar and drones, they were involved with four projects. Read on for a brief overview.

Drone

Norut has appointed Geir Wiik (59) as the manager of its newly established office in Bodø. Wiik will lead the development of the research company’s drone activity in the Nordland city.

Arctic

The increased activity in the Arctic demands better search and rescue capacity for the people located in the area. Norut has investigated the current status and proposed a series of improvements.

ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, which is a partnership between Norut, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Lufttransport, was officially opened today.

New report

Eni Norge’s support enhances existing cultural events in Finnmark while promoting new and better ones, according to a new report from Norut.

Oil & Gas

Norut is sending a delegation to Europe’s largest oil exhibition in Stavanger.

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