The Norwegian maritime industry is an international leader, and the Norwegian aquaculture and fishing industry are important export industries. Norway also has the highest proportion of marine scientists per capita in the world. Knowledge and technology development for sustainable management of the sea is necessary to ensure a clean and rich sea, healthy and safe seafood, and sustainable, value-creating and competitive Norwegian maritime industries.

Overall plans (in Norwegian only)

The portfolio board

The portfolio board shall provide strategic advice on research and innovation within the Oceans, and decide on the allocation of research funds to achieve the user goals and societal goals set for the portfolio.

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UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

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Apply for research cruise time with the Coast Guard. Norwegian research organisations may apply. Deadline: 15 September 15 every year.

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Hanna Lee Behrens

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