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New monitor provides overview over Norwegian health and care research

The Health&Care21 monitor website (HelseOmsorg21-monitor, Norwegian only) provides a one-stop compilation of national statistics on health and care research.
Date: 07.12.2016

360 grant proposals submitted for the 23 November application deadline

The Research Council announced just over NOK 390 million in funding for the November application deadline.
Date: 25.11.2016

25 new COST actions open to Norwegian researchers

Contact the Research Council of Norway if you are interested in joining any of the 25 new networks for scientists and researchers that are being launched under the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST).
Date: 24.11.2016

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