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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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News! The seminar program is now available for download-Norut invites you to Midnight Sun Seminar 23-24 August 2012: Two days with new knowledge, new acquaintances and new cooperation opportunities. The seminar aims to gather people from the research sector, academia and industry, as well as local and regional decision-makers.

In the High North, we are collaborating on what we have in common: tough challenges in harsh weather.

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.

Old people have fun staying in shape with video games. Scientists now want to develop suitable games.

New technology makes it possible to use solar cell modules in the High North too.

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.

“This goes hand in glove with the national trade and industry policy,” said the Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, when he opened the Barents BioCentre and new building at the Tromsø Science Park on May 25.

When Norut Narvik and PiteEnergi combine forces to build a solar cell park it will be a win-win situation.

During 24-25th of May 2011, Norut Narvik shall arrange a seminar at Kjeøy Research & Education Center to exchange knowledge on Biohydrometallurgy.

“As we’re thinking the same way, we have agreed to cooperate with Canada on biotechnology,” says Norut CEO Ivan C. Burkow.

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