Tagged: Norwegian Research Council

New centre for stem cell research ready for action

The Research Council has played a key role in establishing the new national centre for stem cell research which recently opened its doors in Oslo. The establishment of the centre was made possible by...

Research Council’s Awards 2009 to DiaGenic

DiaGenic ASA can boast the title of Norway’s Most Innovative Company of the Year, in recognition of the firm’s revolutionary diagnostics method based on a simple blood test. Norwegian Minister of Research Tora Aasland...

Out of the darkness

Out of the darkness It is perhaps the ultimate irony that a Nordic country known for its long dark winters should be a world leader in solar cell research, writes Valeria Criscione on Nortrade.com Yet...

Fred Kavli – the billionaire patron of research

This year’s third issue of Forskning magazine features an interview with Fred Kavli, a billionaire philanthropist with Norwegian roots, whose tremendous efforts on behalf of research invoke the spirit of another Nordic benefactor, Alfred...

Det Norske Veritas: Milestone for Maritime Project

Stord, Norway Sept. 15: The joint industry project FellowSHIP today passed an important milestone with the installation of a full scale fuel cell on board the supply vessel Viking Lady. This will be the...

Green Building in Norway Gets 35 Million Euro Boost

Norwegian university ready for a giant leap towards greener footprints: Architects, engineers and entrepreneurs join forces to create zero emission buildings. Earlier this month, the Norwegian government assigned The Faculty of Architecture and Fine...