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Social science research institutes a national asset

An evaluation of social science institutes shows that they have made important contributions to policy and social development at many levels. The institutes do a good job of cooperating with, and understanding the needs of, their clients and various users.
Date: 17.02.2017

NOK 110 million for new interdisciplinary biotechnology projects

The Research Council of Norway is awarding funding to six new projects under the new Centre for Digital Life Norway, which will bring the total number of projects associated with the centre to 12.
Date: 13.02.2017

Get help with your EU project from idea to project proposal

The Research Council of Norway is providing assistance from external consultants to help Norwegian applicants for Horizon 2020 funding to produce project proposals that can succeed in the tough EU competition.
Date: 03.02.2017

Next application deadline: 15 February 2017

Are you planning to submit a grant proposal to the Research Council for the 15 February deadline? Follow our advice on how to avoid any last-minute glitches.
Date: 01.02.2017

ERC grants awarded for research on child protection, evolution and the brain

Three Norwegian researchers have been awarded some NOK 18 million each from the European Research Council (ERC) in the form of a Consolidator Grant, which is awarded to outstanding researchers with ground-breaking projects.
Date: 24.01.2017

Research Council suggests ways to make Horizon 2020 even better

The Research Council of Norway finds that much is working well under Horizon 2020, which is now at the midway mark, and has proposed some further improvements to the world’s largest research and innovation programme.
Date: 20.01.2017

New Norwegian knowledge hub in Brussels

The Research Council of Norway has had an office in the EU capital of Brussels since 2005. Now, representatives from the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) and Innovation Norway will join us. We will be working together from the NorCore office, a new hub for Norwegian knowledge services.
Date: 16.12.2016

New national strategy on the bioeconomy launched

The Research Council of Norway will play a key role in implementing the cross-sectoral strategy that forms the basis for national investment in the bioeconomy.
Date: 16.12.2016

New research programme targeted towards the municipalities

Research is needed to enable municipalities to meet the challenges of the future. A new programme is being introduced to promote research-based innovation in the municipal sector.
Date: 12.12.2016

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