Functional genomics is the area of genetics that focuses on determining the function of genetic information in order to address biological questions. Functional genomics research seeks to establish the function of individual genes and how groups of genes interact.
The Research Council of Norway recently launched its new large-scale initiative for biotechnology: Biotechnology for innovation (BIOTEK2021). The programme replaces the Programme on Functional Genomics in Norway (FUGE).
Norwegian biobanks are a world-class research resource. The Research Council of Norway is launching a new programme for research on human biobanks and health data.
A simple video is now available which explains the Research Council of Norway’s grant application system and how applications are processed.