Tagged: Tromsø

Rise of a New Biotech Cluster

The biotech and bio prospecting industry in the Troms area currently employs about 500 people within research and development and 400 in companies. The largest of these is ProBio, a producer of Omega-3 and...

Most students stay in Northern Norway

Two out of three students at the University of Tromsø stay in Northern Norway after graduation, a poll shows. – It is both surprising and joyous that so many find work in the northern...

Air traffic on the rise

A total of slightly more than 2.7 million passengers traveled through Avinor’s airports in January, which is an increase of 4.2 percent compared to January 2009. International traffic is experiencing the strongest increase, with...

Increased enrollment in most institutions

Preliminary figures show an increase in the number of students at Norwegian universities and colleges from about 214,200 in 2008 to 221,600 in 2009; the highest growth rate since 2002 and an increase of...

Two nations – One Goal

“People want tools that help them act against global warming,” said Adam Markham of Clean Air-Cool Planet at recent climate seminars co-hosted by the Norwegian Embassy, in Chicago, Ilinois, and Racine, Wisconsin. The conferences,...

Norway to spend more in the north

The High North remains the Norwegian Government’s most important strategic priority area. A record increase in funding of about NOK 530 million has therefore been proposed for a range of measures in the High...