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The Innovation Programme MAROFF supports research and knowledge-building that will contribute to innovation and environmental value creation in the maritime industries in Norway

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  • Many opportunities for Norway as a maritime nation

    “We need new enterprises with growth ambitions, and we must focus on areas where we already excel. We must be at the forefront of research, innovation and development, particularly in new technology,” stated Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, when the national Maritim21 strategy was presented in November 2016.

  • Research Council expands focus on marine technology

    The Research Council of Norway is expanding cooperation on innovation and research in the field of marine technology as a means of realising the transfer potential between the maritime industries.

  • New strategy for maritime R&D and innovation in the making

    The Research Council of Norway is serving as the secretariat in the effort to prepare the new Maritim21 strategy, which is scheduled for completion in November 2016.

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