The High North - Norway's future

Presenting the project Arctic 2030, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said the High North will be Norway’s most important strategic priority area in the years ahead, and not only in the oil and gas sector.

Speaking in Hammerfest, she said the Government intends to to pursue an ambitious High North policy, giving priority to knowledge-based business development, innovation and entrepreneurial activity.

Sollberg announced that NOK 150 million will be allocated in the budget for 2015 for the Arctic 2030 programme, in part to further cooperation between the research centra and the industry.

(NRK)

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