NNN would like to congratulate professors May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for being elected Foreign Associates of the US National Academy of Sciences. 

The smell of chlorine drifts through the air and suddenly you recall your childhood summers spent in a swimming pool. Even the faintest scent can whisk you back to your infant years. How can a smell stick to a memory and be triggered off at a sniff? 

The Research Council of Norway asks for input to Horizon 2020, specifically for the work programmes Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing as well as on health-related Research Infrastructures 2016/2017. The deadline for providing input is May 12th. 

A report from the BioVerdi project , which Nansen Neuroscience Network has given recommendations to, will be launched at Oslo Innovation Center 20th May. 

A recent study published in Nature may provide new insights into the mechanisms behind Alzheimer’s. 

Professor Hanne Harbo has been voted new chair of the board at The Norwegian Brain Council (Hjernerådet). Other board members for the coming year are Grethe Lunde, Mona Enstad, Are Brean, Joel Glover, Sveinung Tornås and Leif Arild Fjellheim. 

Is your company or industry cluster considering applying for an Innovation Project? You are now invited to send in ideas for projects at an early stage in order to benefit from counseling and support for project development in advance of the application deadline. 

Four MPs representing the liberal party Venstre have proposed the evaluation and introduction of "Helsemyggordningen," a financial mechanism for stimulation of health innovation.