The activities of Greenland Research Council

An essential basis for democracy is an unrestricted access to knowledge, and a transparent validation of knowledge through research. Political decisions appears not through research but democratic decisions must be based on publicly available evidence-based knowledge.

Research policy is community policy. Retention of the Greenlandic level of welfare will depend on the business development, the development of social institutions and cultural stimulation, all to varying degrees must be based on research and innovation.

A desire to improve the level of welfare, increase the political independence and make Greenland financially self-supporting, making the need for a functioning research infrastructure and a highly developed urgently.

The Council shall assess the need for tens of millions a year, if the Council fully to support free public research to a degree that can ensure positive social development in Greenland.