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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

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