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VERDIKT's vision is that Norwegian ICT research will put Norway at the forefront of the development and application of knowledge to enhance interaction, innovation and value creation in the ICT-based network community.



    IKTPLUSS: New large-scale initiative on ICT

    The Research Council’s Large-scale Programme on Core Competence and Value Creation in ICT (VERDIKT) concludes at the end of 2014. The new large-scale initiative on information technology and digital innovation (IKTPLUSS) will take a more integrated approach to ICT research than its predecessor.

  • Increasingly relevant to society

    The past decade has seen an ICT revolution that affects all areas of society. Activities under the VERDIKT programme show that Norway has been successful in keeping pace with developments.

  • Youth engagement through social media

    First study to reveal how lead users have been successful in applying social media to foster civic engagement among young citizens.

  • New initiative:

    A boost for basic ICT research

    An additional NOK 54 million has been allocated to Norwegian ICT research through the funding scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO) in cooperation with the new large-scale research programme on ICT (IKT2025).

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