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Green growth in the Nordic countries

Green growth in the Nordic countries
Nov 12, 2012

Nordic cooperation on research and innovation is one of the most important efforts in creating a more climate-oriented and environment-friendly Nordic region. This was the key message from the 2012 annual conference of the Top-Level Research Initiative held in Helsinki.

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Newsletter from NORDICCS

Oct 26, 2012

The Nordic CCS Competence Centre (NORDICCS) has published it's first newsletter where they give a brief introduction to the Competence Centre and the work that is being done in the different work packages.

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Annual conference 2012 for the Top-level Research Initiative

Oct 29, 2012

The Top-level Research Initiative (TRI) on climate, energy and environment is now in its fourth year, and the annual conference for 2012 continues the experience of sharing knowledge and results

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Many engaged in open innovation discussions

Many engaged in open innovation discussions
Aug 16, 2012

”What are the criteria for successsful open innovation?” The question was eagerly discussed by key note speakers as well as a large number of ESOF delegates, when NordForsk brought together academics and business people at a seminar in the science-2-business programme.

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The climate is changing - ”We need to understand how people understand

The climate is changing - ”We need to understand how people understand
Mar 04, 2015

“Communicating the challenges of climate change should be seen as an interaction process, not as one-way transmission of information.”

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Annual conference 2012 for the Top-level Research Initiative

Oct 29, 2012

The Top-level Research Initiative (TRI) on climate, energy and environment is now in its fourth year, and the annual conference for 2012 continues the experience of sharing knowledge and results. This year’s conference starts 29th Oct. 2012 at 2:00 PM and ends with lunch on 30th Oct.

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New factsheets on Top-level Research Initiative

May 24, 2013

New factsheets on the Top-level Research Initiative are now available for download!

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Two important conferences on climate change adaptation

Two important conferences on climate change adaptation
May 15, 2012

«Adaptation futures – 2012 International Conference on climate adaptation» University of Arizona 29.mai – 31.May 2012 / next year's conference 18-20 March 2013 i Hamburg, Tyskland. «Adaptation Research meets Adaptation Decision-Making» 29-31 August i Helsinki, Finland.

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Hot Topic - Cold Comfort. Climate Change and Attitude Change

Hot Topic - Cold Comfort. Climate Change and Attitude Change
Feb 20, 2012

Fafo-breakfast with Gudmund Hernes who presents his new book "Hot Topic - Cold Comfort. Climate Change and Attitude Change".

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Apocalypse now?

Apocalypse now?
Feb 06, 2012

– In the past we thought that the Earth was invincible and that we could do what we liked with it. Now I am seeing a greater awareness of the fact that the world is fragile and that we are in danger of causing irreparable damage, sais Gudmund Hernes, author of the essay ”Hot Topic – Cold Climate, Climate Change and Attitude Change” for the Top-level Research initiative.

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Will your house stand in the next storm?

Will your house stand in the next storm?
Jan 03, 2012

The storm Dagmar demonstrated once again how vulnerable we are facing the forces of nature. The amount of compensation paid out by insurance companies for flooding and other damage is rapidly escalating. How can we as homeowners learn more about how to avoid such damage resulting from climate change? A website using new visualisation technology may be the answer.

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Promoting green growth

Promoting green growth
Mar 04, 2015

The Top-level Research Initiative's Annual Conference in Oslo showed that the initiative promotes green growth in a number of areas, in keeping with the priorities set forth by political leaders in the Nordic region.

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New research platforms facilitate green growth

New research platforms facilitate green growth
Dec 01, 2011

The Top-level Research Initiative’s platforms for Nordic research cooperation have already created good conditions for green growth. These are the reviews of the Top-level Research Initiative halfway through the programme period.

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Praise for the Top-level Research Initiative

Praise for the Top-level Research Initiative
Dec 01, 2011

The Top-level Research Initiative received many words of praise at its annual conference in Oslo on 28-29 November. According to the Norwegian Government, the initiative puts Nordic ideals into practice, and Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers Halldór Ásgrimssón is impressed by the results achieved in such a short time.

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Who will win the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2012?

Who will win the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2012?
Nov 10, 2011

Once again there is the chance to nominate candidates for the Nordic Council Environment Prize. The theme for 2012 is biodiversity and anyone can nominate suitable individuals or organisations for the prize. The deadline for the nomination of candidates is 12 December 2011.

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Nordic region to become expert at carbon capture and storage

Nordic region to become expert at carbon capture and storage
Nov 08, 2011

NORDICCS, a Nordic user driven competence centre for realization of carbon capture and storage, has been launched at SINTEF Energy in Trondheim, Norway. In total, 35 million NOK will be invested by the Nordic countries over a four year period.

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PhD position available at NCoE SVALI

PhD position available at NCoE SVALI
Oct 19, 2011

The Nordic Centre of Excellence SVALI announces an open position.

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Top-level research in the spirit of Nansen

Top-level research in the spirit of Nansen
Mar 04, 2015

The Nordic Centre for Research on Marine Ecosystems and Resources under Climate Change (NorMER) opened its first annual meeting October 11th on the site where Fridtjof Nansen defended his thesis in April 1888. Rector of the University of Oslo Professor Ole Petter Ottersen used the occasion to encourage researchers to let the spirit of Nansen inspire them.

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Welcome to the Top-level Research Initiative Annual Conference 2011

Welcome to the Top-level Research Initiative Annual Conference 2011
Nov 22, 2011

What results has the Nordic Top-level Research Initiative (TRI) achieved? This and more will be discussed at the second annual conference of the Top-level Research Initiative, to be held at Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica in Oslo on 28-29 November. The conference will be opened by Norway's Minister of Research and Higher Education, Tora Aasland.

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First annual meeting for NCoE NorMER October 11 and 12

First annual meeting for NCoE NorMER October 11 and 12
Mar 04, 2015

The Nordic Centre for Research on Marine Ecosystems and Resources under Climate Change, a Nordic Centre of Excellence funded by the Top-level Research Initiative, holds their first annual meeting in Oslo in October 11 and 12.

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