BIONÆR/BIONAER is the Research Programme on Sustainable Innovation in Food and Bio-based Industries. The programme will work user-oriented and in a continuous learning mode in order to solve challenges through financing research and innovation promoting the bioeconomy.
Much of the resources in the oceans are underutilised or not yet discovered. Now Norway has been given the responsibility for coordinating important European research on marine biotechnology.
Wool production in Norway has been documented to be more environmentally sound than in other countries. From Norwegian wool, a wide variety of pure, safe materials can be made for use in clothing, textiles, blankets, rugs and insulation. Wool’s potential for value creation is promising.
The Research Council of Norway is adopting an “idea laboratory” (Idélab) method to generate groundbreaking projects in the interface between subject areas and disciplines. The first event will focus on the vision of a zero-emissions society.