Science and technology in Iceland Information

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Science and technology in Iceland is well developed with the presence of several universities and research institutes.

Iceland was ranked 20th in the Global Innovation Index in 2022. [1]

Government policy

Science and technology in Iceland are regulated by the Science and Technology Policy Council, which is chaired by the Prime Minister. [2] In 2021, the government spent 28 billion ISK on research, a 130% increase over spending in 2017. [3]

See also


  1. ^ WIPO. "Global Innovation Index 2022, 15th Edition". Retrieved 16 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Vísinda- og tækniráð" (in Icelandic). Government of Iceland. Retrieved 30 March 2022.
  3. ^ Ingleif Jónsdóttir (13 September 2021). "Fjárfesting í rannsóknum er fjárfesting í framtíðinni". Kjarninn (in Icelandic). Retrieved 30 March 2022.