Yearly Archives: 2015

A bioeconomy strategy for Eastern Norway

Eastern Norway aims to take a national position as a bioeconomy region. Eastern Norway Research Institute will lead the secretariat for the strategy work on this. ‘Bioeconomy- strategy and measures for Eastern Norway’ is a collaboration between the Hedmark and Oppland County Councils. – The aim is to strengthen the biobased sector and contribute to growth… Read more »

National Norwegian festival statistics 2014

-Many people believe that music festivals are primarily live of subsidies, but this study shows a somewhat different picture, says researcher Birgitta Ericsson at Eastern Norway Research Institute. She has analyzed the figures for the Norwegian ‘National Festival Statistics’, which are collected on behalf of Kunnskapsverket– Norwegian Knowledge Centre for cultural industries. It turns out… Read more »

ENRI will lead European mini-company project

What impact do mini-companies have on students, schools and society as a whole? How to increase the amount of students who participate in mini-companies? What kind of hindrances and drivers can we identify? Eastern Norway Research Institute (ENRI) will the next three years be leading the research part of the project ‘Innovation Cluster for Entrepreneurship… Read more »

From the Alps to Lillehammer

Thomas Streifeneder is a mountain region researcher. He originally comes from München, but has spent the last 14 years living and working in Bolzano (or Bozen, which is the name in the region’s second language — German) in the autonomous region of South Tyrol. This is where he is mapping demographic and socioeconomic development in… Read more »

-Be open about use of quota

Norway’s armed forces should be more open about what kinds of quotas exist and are being used. That is one of the recommendations from the Eastern Norway Research Institute’s project “Recruiting, socialisation and military core competency”, which is presented today. On commission from the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, the Eastern Norway Research Institute has carried… Read more »