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New information system creates better security for the Nordic seed collection

The Nordic genes are secured for the future! One of our networks has been working on updating a platform for hosting the information about the 33 000 seed samples conserved in Alnarp, Sweden.   Link to information about the network NordGen is the Nordic countries’ genebank and knowledge center for genetic resources. In Alnarp, there […]


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BioEquality project will change the Nordic bioeconomy

Our new BioEquality project started stage one of the work for a gender balanced, digitalised bioeconomy in the Nordic region October 12.   Based on the discussions during the project’s start-up meeting on September 24 the definition of the aim of the network was specified: The project is aimed at students at university level (bachelor, …

A Nordic cooperating body within agricultural and food research

The primary objective of the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) is to strengthen research and innovation systems in the agriculture and food sector in the Nordic countries. A continuous production and supply of knowledge from research is important to realize the sectors opportunities and potential in the future. This will also strengthen the Nordic region’s position as a pioneer in agricultural and food research in accordance with the objectives of the EU’s 2020 strategy.

NKJ operates within  four areas:

  • Policy advise and analysis
  • A meeting place
  • Coordination
  • Funding