Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

News

One-third of employees in the fish processing industry in Norway are foreigners. The companies in Coastal Norway are dependent on foreign labour.

How do the younger generations view their own future in the north? The new book Rural futures? deals with young people finding their place in a changing labour market.

Arctic Frontiers

Here is an overview of the Norut scientists’ contribution to this year’s Arctic Frontiers.

Norut Alta – Áltá has been allocated funding from the Regional Research Fund for Northern Norway to research how people perceive FeFo’s owner transactions and management.

“If Norway is to succeed, the government must establish a mineral company based on the model of Statoil, preferably based in Narvik,” says Terje Nordvåg of Norut Narvik.

NoCry is one of three projects with Norwegian participants leading the way in European regional development – and Norut and Norinnova are participating.

“We have ambitions to grow further,” says Managing Director Terje Nordvåg. Norut Narvik’s staff has trebled since 2004.

Mineral

Good mineral resources provide great opportunities for industry and added value in Northern Norway, according to a fresh report.

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