Tagged: Iceland

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk....

Almost half controlled by Nordic countries

Owners in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland made up 48 per cent of the foreign-controlled enterprises in Norway in 2008. Sweden was the largest owner measured in number of enterprises. The Nordic countries jointly...

Nordic Film Fest in Austin, Texas

The American-Scandinavian Foundation Texas Associates (ASFTA) announces the seventh annual Nordic Film Fest to be held on Saturday, February 27th at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum’s Spirit of Texas Theater. The films...

Norway's support for Iceland remains firm

The Norwegian news site ABC Nyheter today reports that the Norwegian government has “changed its mind” about supporting Iceland in the current situation. This is not correct. – Norway will honour its commitments to...

Handball: No semifinal for Norway

Norway’s men failed to reach the semifinal of the European Handball Championships, after losing 34-35 to Iceland in the main round in Vienna on Thursday. Iceland led 18-16 at half-time. Norway would have had to...

Iceland and Norway join EU-US Air Transport Agreement

The European Union, the United States, Iceland, and Norway have today signed an aviation agreement to extends the scope of the EU-US Open Skies Agreement to Iceland and Norway Antonio Tajani, Vice-President in charge...