Within the scope of its responsibility, the BIA programme seeks to promote the greatest possible value creation in Norwegian trade and industry through research-based innovation in companies and the R&D groups with which they cooperate. To reach this objective, the activities of the programme will be focused on achieving the following outcomes:
- Increased investment in research-based innovation in trade and industry;
- A higher level of aspiration and expertise in the companies’ own R&D activity;
- Higher quality in the national R&D groups used to generate innovation in trade and industry.
Expires at 01.09.2017