About NORA

NORA – The Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium – aims to strengthen Norwegian research and education within artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics, as well as other relevant research that supports the development of artificial intelligence applications.

NORA shall contribute in developing joint research projects between partners, NORA will take an active part in establishing start-up companies in the artificial intelligence field, as well as strengthening the collaboration between the consortium partners' research communities and the business community.

The consortium will further contribute to positioning Norwegian research in artificial intelligence on the international arena and have a special responsibility for developing activities aimed at Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe. In addition, the consortium will create meeting places and host various events for researchers and students.

The NORA consortium was established 21 November 2018. The consortium consists of the following partners: the University of Agder, the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, University of Bergen, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Simula Research Laboratory AS, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS, the University of Oslo and the University of Stavanger. There is great interest in NORA and the consortium will be expanded with new partners.

The NORA Consortium Board

Chair of the Board: Pinar Heggernes, University of Bergen

Morten Irgens, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

Morten Dæhlen, University of Oslo

Rachel Thomas, Simula Research Laboratory AS

Michael R. Hansen, University of Agder

Kenneth Ruud, University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway 

Anne Cathrine Gjærde, The Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Kristin Flornes, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

Tom Ryen, University of Stavanger

CEO of NORA

Klas Pettersen

Communication Adviser

Anam Javaid

Publisert 8. nov. 2018 12:46 - Sist endret 9. aug. 2019 12:35