The Mechatronics Centre and WISENET Centre at UiA have joined forces in a new multidisciplinary frontier research project that combines Robotics and Explainable Artificial Intelligence. They have received NOK 16 million from the Research Council of Norway to develop robots that can learn and cooperate both between themselves and with human operators in industrial environments.
The close collaboration between regional industry and innovative research at UiA receives praise from the Research Council of Norway. This is reflected in their evaluation of SFI Offshore Mechatronics.
With oil exploration crude oil, oil residues and environmentally damaging waste ends up in the ocean unless extensive cleansing is performed. New environmentally friendly technology will rationalise waste disposal in oil extraction.
Aust-Agder Development and Competency Fund has pledged three million kroner every year for five years to the University of Agder’s priority commitment to eHealth. The funds are provided for the project ‘Agder as pioneer region in eHealth’.
"The combination of the young University of Agder and the more traditional University of Oslo and Institute of Marine Research is very potent," Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth says. He is the chairman of CCR – Centre for Coastal Research, which on Wednesday becomes a priority research centre.