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The Top-level Research Initiative will assist in:
  • Profiling the Nordic region as a leader within certain areas of the energy and climate sectors.
  • Strengthening national research and innovation systems.
  • Creating larger professional communities which extend across borders and pave the way for greater mobility of competencies.
  • Ensuring the highest quality in research and innovation by combining the strongest Nordic communities.
  • Providing a platform for increased international cooperation both within the EU and beyond.
  • Enhancing Nordic participation in EU programmes.
  • Strengthening Nordic competitiveness by using research and innovation to counter economic downturns.