Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

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At the open ail exhibition in Tromsø 1 October 2016 the student’s diving club cleaned the harbour. This is just a part of what they collected. Photo: Jannike Falk-Andersson.
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.

Aquaculture. Photo: Erik Christensen.
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.

Calving glacier. Photo: Norut drone.
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.

Geir Wiik, manager of the newly established Norut office in Bodø.
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.

Bildet er tatt under en øvelse med Sea King redningshelikopter. Foto: Marius Lauritsen, Forsvaret.
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.

Photo: Kjell-Sture Johansen.
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.

Cultural and social development initiatives in municipalities in West Finnmark supported by Eni Norge, provide spin-off effects. (Photo: Sissel Svenning)
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.

Illustrasjon: Reform Studio
Oil & Gas

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

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