- No, artificial intelligence will not take all our jobs

UiA professor Morten Goodwin dispels the myths and explains the realities about artificial intelligence in a new book.

(In Norwegian)

NORA.startup webinar #2: Finding talents

We continue Nora.startups bi-weekly webinar with an exciting talk on finding talent. We will address challenges around finding talents both for startups and in academia and find out how to prepare students for a world outside of academia. We will get insight from the successful startup company, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, who has facilitated several startups, and student startup Soundsensing. We will learn what motivates startups, academics, and students in their search for talents.

Date and time: 30th October, 2 p.m.
Registration: Register your participation here. The webinar will be held in Norwegian.

Artificial intelligence can make monitoring sea ice easier

Huge resources are used to provide vessels in the Arctic Ocean with reliable warnings about the distribution of sea ice. Artificial intelligence can make this much cheaper and faster.

(In Norwegian) 

NORA webinar: Ethical Consideration in Robotics and Intelligent Systems Research

Curious about ethical consideration in Robotics and Intelligent Systems Research? Join UiO's Jim Tørresen and NORA for this exciting webinar about how to identify and describe ethical challenges that arise in artificial intelligence. 

Date and time: 6th November, 2 p.m.
Registration: Register your participation here. 

Webinar: Collaboration as a powerful tool for creating value from artificial intelligence

How can we work together to get the most out of artificial intelligence?

Collaboration between universities and businesses is important for realizing the benefits of developing and using artificial intelligence (AI). Therefore, Smart Innovation Norway has gathered the most central players in the Norwegian AI landscape: NORA - Norwegian AI Research Consortium, NAIL - Norwegian Open AI Lab, Cluster for Applied AI and Digital Norway for an exciting webinar.

Date and time: 19th November, 1 p.m.
Registration: Register your participation here. The webinar is organised by Smart Innovation Norway and will be held in Norwegian.

NORA.startup is NORA’s innovation network. Through cooperation between academia, incubators and start-up companies NORA.startup is building a national innovation network for research-based innovation.

NORA.startup is one of several initiatives within NORA. It is a national networking arena for and by  the research and startup community in Norway in the field of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robotics, with a high degree of technical and academic competence and expertise.

Read more about NORA.startup here, and apply for membership if you meet the criteria.

NORA is in the process of establishing a research school for PhD students at our partner institutions.  Membership is open for any PhD student with a project related to artificial intelligence, machine learning and/or robotics. 

Through membership in NORA Research School you will be able to create a unique network with peers at 9 of Norway´s leading universities and research institutions. You will also be the first to receive relevant information about and the opportunity to participate in courses, lectures and events.

Read more about the research school and become a member by following this link.
You can be a member of several research schools simultaneously, and there are no obligations, costs or commitments to being a member.​

Apply for funding
The European Green Deal provides an action plan to
  • boost the efficient use of resources by moving to a clean, circular economy
  • restore biodiversity and cut pollution
The plan outlines investments needed and financing tools available. The EU aims to be climate neutral in 2050. Reaching this target will require action by all sectors of EU/EEA economy. There are 20 open calls from September 18th 2020 and here are some of them relevant for the NORA partner institutions:

LC-GD-1-2-2020 : Towards Climate Neutral & socially innovative cities
LC-GD-1-3-2020 : Climate-resilient innovation packages for EU regions
LC-GD-4-1-2020 : Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way
LC-GD-9-2-2020 : Developing end-user products and services for all stakeholders and citizens     supporting climate adaptation and mitigation
LC-DG-9-3-2020 : A transparent and accessible ocean: towards a Digital Twin of the Ocean
LC-DG-10-1-2020 : European capacities for citizen deliberation and participation for the Green Deal
LC-DG-10-2-2020 : Behavioural, social and cultural change for the Green Deal
LC-DG-10-3-2020 : Enabling citizens to act on climate change and environmental protection through education, citizen science, observation initiatives, and civic involvement
NORA research support network will soon organize a webinar on how to approach these calls in order to seek funding and establish new consortium partnerships. For other details please contact NORA research coordinator.
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