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New from Norway

The Canary Digital Radon Detector. The Canary is battery powered, about the size of a large cell-phone and can be easily placed in a test space. It uses a sensitive, electronic element to “actively” detect radon gas and display measurements in real-time. It was developed by Norwegian scientists and is manufactured in Norway by Corentium.

New Norwegian technology allows for quick and easy at-home radon tests John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. Norwegians are well aware of insidious health danger of naturally occurring radon gas. Radon can seep from the earth into homes and work-places, and the buildings of Norway – often built into living rock and well insulated against the winds of winter ...

Connecting us all

Photo courtesy of Nordmenn Verden Rundt. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/NordmennVerdenRundt

Nordmenn Verden Rundt brings together Norwegians across the globe with social media By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Facebook is more than a digital photo album of what your kids did last weekend. Facebook provides a virtual meeting space for people across the globe to share similar interests, activities and heritage.We discovered a new Facebook connection ...

World’s first university with indoor navigation app

Imagine a navigation system that works where GPS signals don't. With its new "Campus Guide", the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is now the first university in the world where you can navigate from inside a building using a mobile phone. Both students and visitors often get lost on ...

Scatec: $500M Solar Project Planned for Utah

The sunshine in Iron County will become electric when a Norwegian company fires up a solar project expected to be the largest in Utah, if not the country. The North America division of Oslo-based Scatec Solar plans to invest up to $500 million in the project, which would place photovoltaic panels ...

Technology partnership with Siemens

The cooperation agreement was signed by Nils Klippenberg (left), director of Strategy and global account manager in Siemens, and Halfdan Knudsen, senior vice president for process and refining technology in Statoil. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland)

Statoil and Siemens have signed a technology development cooperation agreement. The partnership will initially embrace wind power, subsea technology, electrical engineering technology and energy efficiency measures. Cooperation between the companies facilitates the development of future path-breaking technology. Based on complementary user needs and technological opportunities we aim at developing technological solutions that contribute to more environmentally friendly, ...

U.S. funds breakthrough Norwegian wound healing technology

The connection between a Norwegian company, a top-ranked American Public University, wounded soldiers, and brown seaweed might be hard for the common eye to decipher, but for the Norwegian biopharmaceutical company, AlgiPharma AS, the answer is as clear as a million bucks, or rather make that $1.6 million. The 2010 Fiscal Year US Defense Appropriations ...

Norway at Bio 2010

Photo: John Erik Stacy

Norwegian companies in the Scandinavian Pavilion at premier Biotech Conference John Erik Stacy, Norwegian American Weekly, May 28, 2010 “Bio” is the simple title adorning the premier conference for the biotech industry. This year the conference was held in Chicago in the first week of May and attracted thousands of delegates and exhibitors from nations around ...

More resolution, less wait

Håvard Hildeng Hauge, CEO of Biomolex since 2001. Hauge holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Oslo

Researchers at the Norwegian Radium Hospital develop new instrument for real-time detection. John Erik Stacy, Norwegian American Weekly, May 21 2010 The Biomolex 700 is an "imager" developed by researchers at the Norwegian Radium Hospital and now in use at leading labs around the world. Håvard Hauge, managing director of the Biomolex company, sees a clear potential ...

Google bids for Norwegian company

Google Inc. and the Norwegian-owned company Global IP Solutions (GIPS) Holding AB announced May 18 that they have entered into a transaction agreement. Under the agreement Google Acquisition Holdings Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Google, will make a recommended voluntary public cash offer to acquire all the issued and to be ...

Opera more than doubles download numbers in Europe after Choice Screen introduction

Following the introduction of the Choice Screen in Europe, Opera Software is experiencing a dramatic uptake on downloads of its latest browser, Opera 10.50. After the Choice Screen launch in early March, on average, more than half of the European downloads of Opera’s latest browser come directly from the Choice Screen. “This confirms ...