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Nordic NOK 165 million initiative to boost research and innovation in personalised medicine

Nordic NOK 165 million initiative to boost research and innovation in personalised medicine

18.12.2018

Personalised medicine, tailoring the right therapeutic strategy to the right person at the right time, is more relevant than ever before. New knowledge and innovation will make it possible to provide the patient with more precisely targeted diagnostics and treatment. Innovation Fund Denmark, the Research Council of Norway, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova), the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNÍS), Innovaatiorahoituskeskus Business Finland, and NordForsk are providing more than NOK 165 million in funding for seven Nordic projects that will target wider implementation of personalised medicine in the Nordic health care sector.

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Updated digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

Updated digital edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries

04.12.2018

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics and NordForsk is launching the fifth edition of Legislation on biotechnology in the Nordic countries. The report provides an up-to-date overview of legislation in a variety of areas, including assisted reproduction, human biobanks, cloning and embryo research.

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New statistics on Nordic-UK R&D

New statistics on Nordic-UK R&D

23.11.2018

A new collection of statistics on UK-Nordic relations in research and innovation shows that the UK-Nordic collaboration is broad and extensive, and it constitutes a clear example of a win-win situation in terms of research impact.

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Nordic Open Science on the agenda in Stockholm

Nordic Open Science on the agenda in Stockholm

22.11.2018

How far have the Nordic countries reached when it comes to addressing open science? What incentives and rewards are needed to engage scientists to openly share their research? And how do we involve other parts of society more closely in research? These were a few of the questions being discussed during the Nordic Open Science Conference 15-16 November 2018 in Stockholm.

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NordForsk receives 218 applications under call for proposals on migration and integration

NordForsk receives 218 applications under call for proposals on migration and integration

22.11.2018

NordForsk received 218 applications in response to the call for proposals under the Joint Nordic-UK Research Programme on Migration and Integration with a deadline of 15 November 2018. The UK is represented in a large share of the projects, demonstrating that researchers in the Nordic countries and the UK see great value in working together, says NordForsk Director Arne Flåøyen.

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