News: 2016

11.11.2016 : EIF and Arion Bank sign EUR 107 million agreement for innovative Icelandic businesses

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Arion Bank have signed the first InnovFin SME Guarantee agreement for innovative Icelandic SMEs and small mid-caps.

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Allen Pope

24.10.2016 : Dr. Allen Pope will be IASC´s new Executive Secretary as of 01. January 2017

Before coming to IASC, Dr. Allen Pope held positions as a research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (University of Colorado Boulder) and the Polar Science Center (University of Washington) where he researched remote sensing of glaciers.

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19.10.2016 : Call for Proposals NOS-HS

NOS-HS will announce in January—March 2017 a new call for proposals for series of NOS-HS workshops. The call is open for researchers from all fields of humanities and social sciences employed at Nordic higher educational organisations. Researchers from at least three Nordic countries must participate in organizing a series of two or three workshops.

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5.10.2016 : The Joint China-Iceland Aurora Observatory (CIAO)

On 10th October 2016, Mr. Illugi Gunnarsson, Minister of Education, Science and Culture and Mr. Sun Shuxian Vice Administrator of the State Oceanic Administration, will lay the cornerstone of the Joint China-Iceland Aurora Observatory (CIAO).

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14.6.2016 : Pre-announcement for the upcomin call within the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare

The pre-announcement for the upcomin call within the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare is now published on the NordForsk website .

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22.4.2016 : Vacancy: Executive Secretary of the International Arctic Science Committee

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) seeks an Executive Secretary to direct the IASC Secretariat, to guide IASC activities and to manage IASC finances.

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7.4.2016 : The Icelandic Innovation Award 2016

The company, Dohop, was granted the Icelandic Innovation Award 2016 at the Innovation Congress this morning. Davíð Gunnarsson, CEO of Dohop, accepted the awards from Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir, the Icelandic Minister of Industry and Commerce.

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