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Rune Storvold. Foto: Norut.
New job

Rune Storvold has been appointed as Research Director for Norut’s activity associated with drones.

Illustration: Norwegian Public Roads Administration.
Emergency

Prototypes for the smart road technology of tomorrow may be tested out on North Norwegian roads. Norut wants to provide the emergency services with a better understanding of situations before they arrive.

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Rescue operation exercise with Sea King helicopter. Photo: Marius Lauritsen, The Norwegian armed forces.
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.

The bedrock is warmed by fluid-borne heat before casting. The concrete is then heated via a piping structure in the concrete. Photo: Christian Petrich.
Power

Collaboration between Norut and companies in Narvik is allowing Statnett to extend the construction season and save millions.

Radar satellite image from Chile dated 17 September 2015. Copernicus data (2015)/ESA/Norut/PPO.labs - ESA SEOM INSARAP study.
Remote sensing

Just a day after the earthquake in Chile on September 16, geologists worldwide studied satellite images of the quake prepared in Tromsø. How is this possible?

Photo: Copyright Norut
Arctic

Narvik is increasing activity in cold climate technology and oil-in-ice research. Norut has appointed five new specialists to keep pace with the tasks.

Norut a host for expert meeting on marine aquaculture.

Copyright Copernicus data (2014)/ESA/Norut–SEOM Insarap study.
Sentinel

Unstable slopes in Kåfjord in Troms County moved about 1 cm in 24 days, radar satellite images processed at Norut show.

In ASUF's new hangar in Ny-Ålesund (from left): Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen, Director of Lufttransport Geir-Arne Sørensen, Norut CEO Ivan C. Burkow, Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker, principal of UiT Anne Husebekk and Di
ASUF

The Arctic Centre for Unmanned Aircraft was opened at Svalbard 14th April.

Happy research scientists in Narvik, (from left) Christian Petrich, Gabriel Sas and Bård Arntsen. Photo: Fritz Hansen.
New contracts

Norut has been granted funding by the Research Council of Norway for three projects totalling NOK 40 million.

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.

The new Centre for Research-based Innovation draws a smile from CEO Ivan C. Burkow and Research Director Kjell Arild Høgda at Norut. (Photo: Skjalg Fjellheim)
SFI

“The end of last week was absolutely fantastic for Norut’s future,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow.

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.

Luis Fernandez Luque presented his PhD thesis at UiT The Arctic University of Norway on October 24, 2014.
PhD

Good tips for better health are only a few keystrokes away, but much of the health information available on the internet is harmful or downright dangerous. How does one distinguish between sound and good information and information that makes the pain worse?

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