Next Generation Internet in Norway – NFR project


NGINO intro

LogoThe Next Generation Internet in Norway (NGINO) project coordinates the Norwegian NGI initiatives towards Europe, supports the development of a Norwegian NGI strategic research and innovation agenda and explores the European funding opportunities.

Our objectives


To provide a focal point and become a forum for distribution and sharing of information in addition to serve as a point of contact for Research Council of Norway (RCN) and the National Contact Points (NCP) for ICT and SMEINST

To coordinate and position the Norwegian research and innovation efforts at the national level to speak “as a common voice” at the European and world-wide landscapes

To increase awareness and visibility of the Norwegian top-level research and innovation efforts at the European level by participating in various meetings, workshops and committees organised by the European Commission and its related bodies

To generate research and industry interest and strengthen and integrate their collaborative activities in reaching out for more numerous H2020 opportunities and exploiting the financial support to be delivered to the third parties by other H2020 projects (e.g. cascading projects). 

To support a strategic development of the NGI initiative and create awareness about it amongst citizens, academia and industry.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

The following events are related to our project.

EU events

  • ICT 2020 event has been postponed until March 2021

Domestic events

  • 3rd Nordic Conference on ICT 5G for Industry and Society will be hosted online by NTNU, SINTEF, Telenor Research and 5G-VINNI on 5-6 November 2020.

Other activities

  • Establish quarterly exchanges with Enlight and other incubators to foster Norwegian start-ups and SMEs connection with international environments and participation in the Framework Programmes.




NTNU is coordinating the project, and is collaborating with the following people and partners:


– Patrick Waldemar
– Wenche Nag

University of Oslo

– Josef Noll


– Till Christopher Lech
– Dumitru Roman


– Heidrun Reisæter