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Adjustments to the FRIPRO Mobility Grant

Starting from this year's application deadline, the Research Council of Norway (RCN) is introducing two changes for applications to the FRIPRO Mobility Grant.
Date: 14.03.2018

Easier-to-use application form

The new version of the grant application form offers simpler navigation, provides users with a better overview and makes it easier to enter more detailed budget information.
Date: 08.03.2018

New courses give you a leg up when applying to Horizon 2020

The Research Council of Norway offers several free courses on Horizon 2020 at both beginners and advanced level. Whether you are working on a project proposal for Horizon 2020 or you are in the operating phase of your Horizon 2020 project, the courses will provide many useful tips and practical advice on what the EU is looking for.
Date: 07.03.2018

Secured Norway’s second biggest EU project

A Norwegian industry consortium has secured EU funding to become Europe's new major supplier of rare earth elements. SINTEF’s network and experience of the EU system was a success factor.
Date: 06.03.2018

International eyes on the Research Council

In order to obtain an international perspective on the Research Council of Norway and Norwegian research and innovation policy, raise important issues for debate and avoid unhealthy, premature and exaggerated consensus, the Research Council of Norway has appointed an International Advisory Board. The Board’s first meeting took place on 2 March.
Date: 02.03.2018

More companies granted tax deductions under the SkatteFUNN scheme in 2017

More than 7 600 projects received support under the SkatteFUNN tax deduction scheme in 2017, a ten per cent increase from the year before. There was growth in all counties and nearly all industries in Norway.
Date: 02.03.2018

Successful Latin America programme is coming to an end

The Research Council's Latin America programme is in its final phase. A recent evaluation concludes that it has achieved its primary objective of increasing knowledge about Latin America in Norway by supporting high-quality research.
Date: 20.02.2018

Research Council honours three talented researchers

The Research Council of Norway’s three Awards for Young Outstanding Researchers have been awarded this year to cancer researcher Kyrre Eeg Emblem, nanotechnologist Øivind Wilhelmsen and linguist Terje Lohndal. The winners each receive a cash prize of NOK 500 000.
Date: 16.02.2018

Over NOK 1 billion for innovation in companies

Funding of upwards of NOK 1 billion has been awarded by the Research Council to 130 companies for R&D activity. The funding is to promote innovation and create new jobs in the Norwegian business sector. 
Date: 13.02.2018

New strategy for innovation in the public sector

“There is a pressing need for a new approach in research and innovation efforts within and for the public sector. We are very pleased to present our new strategy in this crucial area,” says John-Arne Røttingen, Chief Executive of the Research Council of Norway.
Date: 09.02.2018