- Work programme for the VERDIKT programme (PDF-554.9 KB)
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The primary objective of the VERDIKT programme is:
To generate world-class expertise and value creation in the field of ICT.
This will be achieved through fulfilment of the following secondary objectives:
To achieve these objectives, the VERDIKT programme has established a set of scientific priority areas that form the main pillars of the programme:
The programme designates specific thematic areas within the scientific priority areas. These thematic areas apply to basic research, applied research and innovation projects, and are intended to promote research across several subject areas.
The thematic areas were revised in 2009 after comprehensive consultation. The VERDIKT programme's three main thematic areas are now: Social Networks, the Internet of things, and Mobile Internet. These are key drivers of the development of the Future Internet, as well as important research topics in their own right, and "Future Internet" provides the overall thematic framework
Trade and industry, independent research institutes, universities and university colleges, and the public sector.
2005 - 2014
The overall budget for the VERDIKT programme for 2012 is approximately NOK 160 million.