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Funding for FRIPRO Toppforsk projects – Medicine, Health Sciences and Biology

FRIPRO Toppforsk funding is designed to give dynamic research groups the opportunity to develop and become internationally leading in their field. Grants are awarded on the basis of the scientific merit of the project.

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• Applicants seeking FRIPRO Toppforsk funding must use the application type “Other support”.
• All Norwegian research institutions approved as such (see the Research Council’s definition and specification of the concept “research institution”, link to the PDF file at right) are eligible to apply for FRIPRO Toppforsk funding.



Amount of funding presumed available for this call for proposals:

FRIPRO Toppforsk projects will be financed under phase two of the third joint funding initiative between Norway’s research institutions and the Research Council of Norway (“Fellesløft III”). The total budget for new FRIPRO Toppforsk projects with start-up in 2018 is NOK 500 million across all three FRIPRO activities (FRINATEK, FRIMEDBIO and FRIHUMSAM). Under the joint funding initiative, applicant institutions contribute financing equivalent to half of the amount sought from the Research Council if the project is awarded funding.

Guidelines and important considerations relevant to all types of applications in this call for proposals:

The Norwegian-language call for proposals is the legally binding version. 

The requirements and guidelines for applications for FRIPRO Toppforsk funding are described in the third part of this call for proposals (“3. Create application”), which can be accessed by choosing “Other support” at the top of this page.

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