The Research Council of Norway is the country's official body for the development and implementation of national research strategy.
Norway has a technologically advanced society, with a positive interplay between its business and research communities. Add to this the fact that the general level of education is very high, and you have the perfect foundation on which to build alliances and partnerships.
The Research Council of Norway (RCN) is a national strategic body and funding agency for research activities. The Council is responsible for enhancing Norway's knowledge base and for promoting basic and applied research and innovation in order to help meet research needs within society. Encouraging international research cooperation is another element the Research Council works on actively. RCN collaborates with research institutions as well as the private and public sector to create new patterns of planning and cooperation that facilitate the realization of common goals. RCN helps companies go further to use research and innovation to expand frontiers, grow and become more profitable.
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