The SFF programme gives Norway’s best scientists the opportunity to organize their research in centres in order to reach ambitious scientific goals. The Research Council aims at selecting new CoEs every fifth year. Next call for applications will assumably be opened in late 2020.
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.
The Research Council of Norway has drawn up a new policy for recruitment to the research sector.