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Next application deadline: 12 October 2016

Are you planning to submit a grant proposal to the Research Council for the 12 October deadline? Follow our advice on how to avoid any last-minute glitches.
Date: 30.09.2016

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

Brexit will not immediately affect cooperation between Norwegian and UK partners under Horizon 2020

The UK decision to withdraw from the European Union as a result of the referendum will have no immediate impact on UK participation under the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020.
Date: 01.07.2016

New policy for researcher recruitment to increase interaction and international mobility

The Research Council of Norway has drawn up a new policy for recruitment to the research sector.
Date: 27.06.2016

New funding mechanism to help combat poverty

Through the new funding mechanism Visjon2030 there will be a call for innovation projects in education and health aiming to help combat poverty, and a call on formative dialogue reseach to follow the innovation projects from start to end. Welcome to an information meeting 21 June.
Date: 10.06.2016

John-Arne Røttingen named Research Council's new Director General

Today, John-Arne Røttingen was officially appointed as the new Director General of the Research Council of Norway.
Date: 14.06.2016

1740 grant proposals submitted for the May application deadline

A total of NOK 2.7 billion was announced in this funding round. Nearly three-fourths of the applications received were submitted to the FRIPRO funding scheme for independent projects.
Date: 06.06.2016