OSIRIS is financed by the Research Council of Norway, and led by the TIK Centre for technology, innovation and culture.

OSIRIS Newsletter


  • ssb-2 New discussion paper: Modeling R&D spillovers to productivity. The effects of tax policy July 1, 2020

    More R&D spending in Norway leads to higher productivity as firms improve their capacity to learn from other domestic firms as well as from firms in other countries. As a result, GDP, real wages and consumption will increase in the long run.

  • zoom-osiris-(2) Digital life in OSIRIS June 25, 2020

    Spring 2020 has been different in OSIRIS, as everywhere else. But through digital spaces the team has in many respects been closer than ever before, and we had a successful consortium workshop 8-9 June.

  • New blog post: impact and the coronavirus Apr. 6, 2020

    OSIRIS is fundamentally about understanding the process through which research makes some kind of difference in society. These strange and dramatic times highlight why we need such knowledge. In our most recent blog post, we reflect upon how our work touches on the current coronavirus situation.

    The blog post can be found here.

  • openaccess Can Open Access benefit innovation? Dec. 18, 2019

    Most likely yes, but removing barriers is not the same as opening the floodgates, says OSIRIS ph.d candidate Lars Wenaas.