Big Insight, based at the Norwegian Computing Center/Norsk Regnesentral in Oslo, is one of the fourteen Norwegian Centres for Research-based Innovation. Big Insight develop core statistical methodologies to achieve innovation goals in four key sectors: petroleum, finance, marine and health.
Their aim is to “enhance the capability of the Norwegian economy to innovate by focusing on long-term research, forging alliances between research-intensive enterprises and prominent research groups". The research and development team at Big Insight consists of around forty statisticians and researchers from partners, forming a strong, internationally recognised group.
"Bringing advanced statistical sciences deeper into industrial innovation processes is a common aim for STOR-i and Big Insight. The most exciting scientific challenges originate from ambitious industrial goals. We develop new statistical methodology and train brilliant PhD students to contribute to progress in science, industry, technology and society. The profile and focus of STOR-i and Big Insight make our centres quite unique: together we are stronger in promoting and developing industrial statistics."
- Prof Arnoldo Frigessi, Center leader of Big Insight