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Norwegian-Romanian research cooperation set to double

Norway and Romania have signed a new cooperation agreement under the EEA and Norway Grants scheme which will give approximately EUR 40 million to the Norwegian-Romanian Research Cooperation Programme in the period up to 2021.
Date: 20.10.2016

NOK 30 million for CFS/ME research based on input from patients

The Research Council of Norway has compiled the input from 737 CFS/ME patients, family members and treatment providers proposing research questions to be addressed. The call for proposals is now ready, and researchers are invited to seek funding.
Date: 19.10.2016

Innovation and infrastructure dominate October proposals

The Research Council of Norway announced a total of NOK 2.5 billion in funding for the 12 October application deadline. Nearly NOK 2 billion was earmarked for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector and research infrastructure.

Date: 19.10.2016

Three of five Norwegian ERC grants go to Centres of Excellence

The Centres of Excellence scheme (SFF) plays an important part in achieving success for Norwegian applicants to the European Research Council (ERC). Nearly 60 per cent of the ERC grants that have gone to the Norwegian research community have been awarded to researchers affiliated with an SFF centre.
Date: 18.10.2016

Continued growth in the research budget

“The national budget proposal for 2017 demonstrates that the Government is looking to research to tackle major societal challenges, but more funding should be targeted towards restructuring of the business sector,” says Director General of the Research Council of Norway, Arvid Hallén.
Date: 07.10.2016

Research Council awards honour outstanding research, key innovation and excellence in communication

The recipients of the Research Council of Norway’s four prizes in 2016 came from the fields of climate studies, physics, environmentally sound technology and consumption research. “Very deserving recipients,” stated a pleased Research Council Director General, Arvid Hallén, following the recent awards presentation.
Date: 03.10.2016

Norwegian teens win first prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists

Ane Espeseth and Torstein Vik, both from Ålesund, Norway, won first prize for their mathematics project at the prestigious European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS).
Date: 23.09.2016

1 123 grant applications for the September deadline

The Research Council of Norway announced a total of NOK 1.8 billion in this funding round. More than NOK 200 million was available through calls for proposals that are a collaborative effort between multiple programmes.

Date: 13.09.2016

Norway and the EU meet common challenges with research and innovation

How can research and development help to achieve common Norwegian and EU objectives relating to employment, economic growth and investments? This was the focus of this year’s Norway Day in Brussels.
Date: 15.08.2016