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NO - Norway (National level)

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Innovation Norway

Innovation Performance Group (2021) : Strong

Total population (2019) 5328212

Population per km² (2019) 17

Proportion population older 65 year % 17,24%


As well as being involved in a number of major Initiatives around personalised medicine, Norway has a national strategy for personalised medicine within the health service. The strategy will contribute to development and implementation in the health service in the period 2017-2021.

In collaboration with regional health authorities, the Research Council also published an action plan for research and innovation in personalised medicine. The action plan proposes a number of measures to achieve: Increased interaction, international cooperation, leverage national advantages, increased visibility, more interdisciplinarity and better coordination, reduced barriers to interaction, responsible research and innovation.

Is the region looking for international/European/interregional collaboration opportunities? Yes

Coordinate with ECRIN, NorCRIN , EATRIS

Major initiatives

  1. BigMed

  2. ERA PerMed AML_PM 

  3. Horizon 2020 AMLvaccin  

  4. University of Bergen  biobank/genome sequencing infrastructure/super computer/strategic research centra

  5. Haukeland University Hospital, Helse Bergen HF  biobank/genome sequencing infrastructure/super computer/strategic research centra

  6. NorCRIN Trial infrastructure

  7. ERA PerMed AML_PM

  8. Horizon 2020 AMLvaccin

  9. Member European '1+ Million Genomes' Initiative 

Digital Innovation Hubs:

Is the region represented in: Horizon2020; Regional Smart Specialisation Strategy Platforms/Partnerships (RIS3); EIT Health/InnoStars/Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS); other?


  1. Horizon2020

  2. EUREKA/Eurostars/COSME

Membership status

  • 1M+Genome initiative - member

  • ERAPerMed - yes, The Research Council of Norway, (RCN)

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