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H2020: The race for finding project partners for new circular economy projects has begun

“Unlimited opportunities in the circular economy” was the title of a matchmaking event recently hosted by the Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway and the EEA and Norway Grants.
Date: 21.09.2017

High quality and disciplinary breadth in Norwegian polar research

Norwegian polar researchers author world-class publications, and the Norwegian polar research community is characterised by strong talent, easy access to resources and advanced infrastructure. These are some of the conclusions of a recently-completed international evaluation of Norwegian polar research.
Date: 19.09.2017

999 grant proposals received for the September deadline

A total of NOK 1.6 billion in funding was announced in this funding round. The research institute and university/university college sectors submitted the greatest number of application.
Date: 12.09.2017

Four application deadlines in 2018

The Research Council of Norway will be reducing the number of formal application deadlines from six to four in 2018. The funding scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO) is one of the initiatives that will affected by this change.
Date: 11.09.2017

Simplified form for progress reports

Will you be submitting a progress report for your project by the 1 October deadline? The Research Council has made some changes in the form for progress reports.
Date: 05.09.2017

Important input from the Research Council of Norway to the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020

The interim evaluation of the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, will promote better calls for proposals during the second half of the programme period and into the next framework programme. The Research Council of Norway has been working to influence the design of the framework programme to ensure optimal relevance in relation to Norwegian needs.
Date: 04.09.2017

Innovation Award to research-based success story

The Research Council of Norway’s Innovation Award for 2017 has been awarded to Thermo Fisher Scientific. The company was awarded the prize for developing an entirely new variant of an existing product, making it possible to analyse human genes quickly and effectively and improve diagnostic testing and patient treatment.
Date: 17.08.2017

NOK 1 billion for research infrastructure

The Research Council of Norway has allocated NOK 1 billion in funding to research facilities, laboratories, equipment and databases. Nineteen projects of crucial importance for trade and industry, health services, the environment and renewable energy have made it through the eye of the needle.
Date: 29.06.2017

New bibliometric analysis of Norwegian polar research and research in Svalbard

A new bibliometric analysis of Norwegian polar research and research in Svalbard confirms that there is extensive international collaboration in Norwegian polar research. The analysis also shows that funding from the Research Council of Norway leads to higher citation frequency.
Date: 28.06.2017

Norwegian humanities research is thriving

The full scope of Norwegian humanities research has been evaluated for the first time in over 30 years. This is also the first time that the societal impact of the discipline and the interplay between research and teaching have been included in an evaluation of this type.
Date: 27.06.2017