Innovation, Industry and Regional Development

Innovation, Industry and Regional Development


Strengthened collaboration can provide a golden triangle in Northern Norway between Andøya, Tromsø and Narvik.

Norut and SINTEF have gazed into the future and on September 8 they will present scenarios for industrial development in the north 20 years into the future.

The Research Initiative for Northern Norway is becoming a great research initiative for Norut. Norut is participating in all five major initiatives for the next five years.

The maritime industry is the fourth largest industry in Northern Norway, a new study by Norut Narvik shows.

The role of Norwegian municipal councils within local community development has been charted for the first time - and the municipal councils believe they are making a major effort.

Marine salmon fishing contributes to settlement and activity along the coast of Finnmark and North Troms - and in doing so to a continuation of Coast Sami culture.

Research scientists from Norut Alta-Áltá and Finnmark University College have jointly studied why so many pupils are choosing to drop out of upper secondary school in Finnmark.

The trends of business and settlement in Norway are that large central municipalities are winning, while small rural municipalities are losing. But is this the full picture?