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Key role for research in new EEA agreement between Norway and Portugal

Norway and Portugal have signed a new cooperation agreement under the EEA and Norway Grants. Of the total sum of more than EUR 102 million, EUR 38 million will be allocated to ocean-based business development, research and education.
Date: 26.05.2017

Research articles must be openly available

The Research Council of Norway is giving universities and university colleges a six-month deadline to upload articles stemming from Council-funded projects to open repositories.
Date: 22.05.2017

NORGLOBAL-2: New programme for knowledge-based development policy

“We are expecting the new NORGLOBAL-2 programme to generate research-based knowledge of relevance to key priorities in Norwegian development policy in the years to come,” says Tone Skogen, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about the Research Council’s new programme.
Date: 04.05.2017

April application deadline: 638 applications received

The Research Council announced close to NOK 720 million in funding for the 26 April application deadline. Professional education and health research dominate the application pool.
Date: 04.05.2017

Abridged version of the Research Council of Norway’s annual report for 2016

Greater investment in Norwegian research bears fruit. “It is important for the Research Council to show how we allocate the funding we administer,” says Chief Executive John-Arne Røttingen.
Date: 04.05.2017

New white paper on industrial policy focuses on innovation

The Norwegian Government has launched a white paper on industrial policy that provides a framework for a trade and industry that has the capacity to restructure and innovate. The three main public agencies in the Norwegian research and innovation system are ready to follow up the policy using new and existing instruments.
Date: 24.04.2017

The Research Council’s first call for proposals for the municipal sector has been issued

The Research Council of Norway’s new Programme on Research and Innovation in the Municipal Sector (FORKOMMUNE) is announcing funding for pre-projects to develop innovation and networks in the municipal sector.
Date: 20.04.2017

Now you can request changes to your project information directly in “My RCN Web”

The Research Council of Norway has launched a new function that makes it easier for users to access project information relating to their funded research projects. The project manager and project administrator can create a change request in “My RCN Web” whenever they need to update the approved project framework.
Date: 04.04.2017

NOK 500 million available for FRIPRO Toppforsk projects

For the fourth time, the Research Council of Norway is announcing funding under a joint funding initiative between the Council and Norway’s research institutions. This year, NOK 500 million is being made available for new FRIPRO Toppforsk projects.
Date: 31.03.2017

Ten new Norwegian Centres of Excellence

The Research Council of Norway has granted ten research groups status as Norwegian Centres of Excellence (SFF centres). The new centres will receive a total of NOK 1.5 billion over a ten-year period to carry out world-class research.
Date: 17.03.2017