Skip to content


Applications to FRIPRO scheme dominate for May deadline

Of the 1 835 applications submitted for the deadline, 1 442 were submitted to the Research Council’s FRIPRO funding scheme for independent projects.
Date: 06.06.2017

NOK 1.1 billion for innovation projects

The Research Council of Norway is announcing a record-high amount of funding for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector.
Date: 01.06.2017

New conditions for support for establishment of Horizon 2020 projects

As of 1 May 2017, funding under the Research Council of Norway’s PES2020 scheme is disbursed as a lump sum and you will no longer be required to report your own costs. In addition, the funding ceilings have been raised both for ordinary participants and for coordinators of collaborative projects.
Date: 30.05.2017

Key role for research in new EEA agreement between Norway and Portugal

Norway and Portugal have signed a new cooperation agreement under the EEA and Norway Grants. Of the total sum of more than EUR 102 million, EUR 38 million will be allocated to ocean-based business development, research and education.
Date: 26.05.2017

Research articles must be openly available

The Research Council of Norway is giving universities and university colleges a six-month deadline to upload articles stemming from Council-funded projects to open repositories.
Date: 22.05.2017

NORGLOBAL-2: New programme for knowledge-based development policy

“We are expecting the new NORGLOBAL-2 programme to generate research-based knowledge of relevance to key priorities in Norwegian development policy in the years to come,” says Tone Skogen, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about the Research Council’s new programme.
Date: 04.05.2017

April application deadline: 638 applications received

The Research Council announced close to NOK 720 million in funding for the 26 April application deadline. Professional education and health research dominate the application pool.
Date: 04.05.2017

Abridged version of the Research Council of Norway’s annual report for 2016

Greater investment in Norwegian research bears fruit. “It is important for the Research Council to show how we allocate the funding we administer,” says Chief Executive John-Arne Røttingen.
Date: 04.05.2017

New white paper on industrial policy focuses on innovation

The Norwegian Government has launched a white paper on industrial policy that provides a framework for a trade and industry that has the capacity to restructure and innovate. The three main public agencies in the Norwegian research and innovation system are ready to follow up the policy using new and existing instruments.
Date: 24.04.2017

The Research Council’s first call for proposals for the municipal sector has been issued

The Research Council of Norway’s new Programme on Research and Innovation in the Municipal Sector (FORKOMMUNE) is announcing funding for pre-projects to develop innovation and networks in the municipal sector.
Date: 20.04.2017