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Marine Resources and the Environment (MARINFORSK)

Deadline Announcement
13:00 CEST
NOK 134 million for Researcher Projects and Young Research Talents within the field of marine research Choose


A list with the project titles of all applications under processing will be published on the Research Council website.
Please note that the project summary may be forwarded to the referees when they are asked to assess the grant application. The project title and the project summary should therefore not disclose sensitive information.
the grant application. The project title and project summary should therefore not disclose sensitive information.


The MARINFORSK programme will generate knowledge about marine ecosystems and the impact of anthropogenic pressures.

With cutting-edge knowledge, the programme will strengthen the basis for sound, effective management processes and sustainable value creation based on marine resources.

Scientific secondary objectives
The MARINFORSK programme will:

  • increase understanding of the structure and function of and variation and change in marine ecosystems;
  • generate knowledge about the extent and effects of pollution and other pressures on marine ecosystems;
  • expand the knowledge base for sustainable harvesting and value creation based on marine resources;
  • acquire insight into management and societal perspectives related to marine ecosystem services and marine areas. 

Projects with funding

At present, these projects have received funding from the MARINFORSK-programme. The overview provides access to summaries and other key information on all the projects under the programme. (The overview may contain information in Norwegian.)

This programme/activity normally accepts grant applications from:

Universities, university colleges, research institutes, and trade and industry.



Overall budget:

Approximately NOK 140 million annually.

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