The NIFRO Award is Norwegian space industry’s award for the best Master thesis within space technology. The prize is 15.000,- NOK .
The purpose of the award is to:
- Stimulate to establishing and development of relevant Master Theses from industry and educational institutions within space industry and technology.
- Motivate Master students to extra efforts in pursuit of relevant Thesis assignments
- Strengthen and formalize the cooperation between Norwegian space industry and academia.
- Contribute to the recruitment to Norwegian space industry.
- Enhance the understanding of the use of space business as an innovation driver
The award ceremony takes place at the annual Space Conference, Space Dinner, the first week of February each year.