NORA – Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium – aims to strengthen Norwegian research, education and innovation 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. NORA is also a member of CLAIRE - Confederation of laboratories for artificial intelligence research in Europe and has taken a role to serve as CLAIRE office in Norway/Nordics.
The NORA consortium was established 21 November 2018. The consortium consists of the following partners: the University of Agder, UiT 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, the University of Stavanger, University of South-Eastern Norway, Kristiania University College, Vestlandsforskning and Østfold University College.
NORA's governing body is the board, where all partners are represented. The Secretariat runs the day to day operations. In additions, NORA has:
There is great interest in NORA and the consortium will be expanded with new partners. NORA is open for new partners, both public and private. Would you like to know more about NORA, our activities and what we can contribute to, please send an e-mail to email@example.com
NORA strategic plan
NORA has developed a strategic plan for 2020–2022. The strategy will help NORA prioritize and structure its work, in order to achieve tasks set by the NORA founders. Read NORA's strategy below: