Holiday Greetings from NORA's CEO Klas Pettersen

Dear All,

2020 has been a special year for all of us. It's been a year like no other, a year for the history books. We are proud of our achievements in the past year, much thanks to great teamwork and contributions from you all.

Read the Holiday Greetings here.

Listen to NORA's new podcast - NORA forklarer kunstig intelligens

This is a podcast for those who are interested in artificial intelligence and who want to understand the topic in depth. 

In the studio you will find Klas Pettersen, NORA's CEO and Morten Goodwin, professor at UiA and deputy head of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR). In each episode, they will connect and talk with prominent guest in the field og AI. 

The podcast is in Norwegian.


Listen on Apple Podcasts

Apply for open positions at NORA

Do you want to contribute to strengthening Norwegian research, education and innovation within artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics? Then look no further!  

At NORA there are two open positions as Research coordinator and Innovation and industry coordinator. Both positions cover a wide range of exciting and challenging tasks, on both national and international level.


UiT Machine Learning Group and CAIR with papers accepted to AAAI 2021

The AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence) 2021 Conference had 9034 submissions. Only 21% of the papers were accepted.

Nora Annual conference 3rd and 4th June 2021 - Save the date!

NORA's annual conference will be held 3rd og and 4th June 2021. The conference will feature many exciting keynotes, discussions and an opportunity to update yourself on the lates development on the AI front. Save the date!

Early registration will open soon. More information will follow. Save the date!

NORA-webinar: The Important Role of AI research for Healthcare

With the rise of machine learning, analysis of medical data has become a very hot topic. There are continuously vast amounts of data collected both within the healthcare systems and by the users using devices such as cameras, sensors and mobile phones. In this talk Michael Riegler will focus on the potential of AI for health data, the challenges and possible applications.

Date and time: 8th January 2021, 2 pm
Registration: Register here

Webinar: Norway as a AI nation - What does it take?

It has been one year since the government presented Norway's first strategy for artificial intelligence. On that occasion, we want to take a step back to discuss how Norway is poised to realize the goals of the strategy, and how we should work in the years to come. In the webinar, we will focus on concrete measures that can contribute to making Norway a AI nation.

Date and time: 14th January, 1 p.m.
Registration: Register your participation here 

The webinar will be in Norwegian

Join NORA.startup

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.

Join NORA's research school

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.​

Technical Editor – European Research Infrastructures for Neuroscience (EBRAINS) at NMBU
The Computational Neuroscience Group at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences ( aims to recruit a technical editor in a senior engineer position. The position is part of our contribution to the Human Brain Project ( in building the European EBRAINS research infrastructures for neuroscience. This full-time position is available immediately and limited until 31 March 2023.
Application deadline: 4th January 2021

University of Bergen - PhD position in Information Science - AI
At the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Bergen, there is a vacancy for a doctoral candidate in information science.
Application deadline: 8th January 2021

University of Bergen - Associate professor in Information Science
There is a vacancy for a permanent associate professor position in information science at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies.
Application deadline: 10th January 2021
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