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795 grant proposals submitted for the September application deadline

A total of NOK 1.4 billion in project support was announced in this funding round. A majority of the proposals received were for Researcher Projects and Knowledge-building Projects for Industry.

The calls for proposals with an application deadline of 12 September were largely targeted towards Researcher Projects (531 applications) and Knowledge-building Projects for Industry (114 applications). A total of 795 applications were submitted for this funding round.

Grant applications were submitted by the research institute sector and the higher education sector (primarily universities). The number of applications from the research institute sector was somewhat greater than the number from the higher education sector.

A total of 33 per cent of the proposed project managers were women and 67 per cent were men. The proportion of women project managers was higher in applications from the research institute sector (39 per cent) than from universities and university colleges (29 per cent).

Breakdown by available funding and applications received per research programme

Acronym Programme/activity Available funding (in NOK million) Number of applications
BIA Programme  for User-driven Research-based Innovation 100 20
BIONAER

Research Programme on Sustainable Innovation in Food and Bio-based Industries

30 5
BIONÆR, HAVBRUK2, MARINFORSK, BIOTEK2021, ENERGIX, SAMKUL

Research Programme on Sustainable Innovation in Food and Bio-based Industries

100 100
BIOTEK2021

Large-scale Programme on Biotechnology for Innovation

80 42
BRANNSIKKERHET

Research and Innovation Centres for Fire Safety

47 2
CLIMIT

The Norwegian RD&D CCS Programme

60 74
DEMOS

Programme on Democratic and Effective Governance, Planning and Public Administration

12 1
ENERGIX

Large-scale Programme on Energy Research

200 44
EUNETTVERK

EU Networks for Horizon 2020

1.1 1
FINANSMARKED

The Finance Market Fund

6 19
FORINNPOL

Research for Research and Innovation Policy

42 3
FORREGION

Programme on Research-based Regional

Innovation

2.6 5
HAVBRUK2

Large-scale Programme on Aquaculture Research

147 77
IS-AUR

Aurora mobility grants for researcher exchange with France

0.8 35
IS-DAAD

DAAD mobility grants for researcher exchange between Norway and Germany

0.8 18
KLIMAFORSK, POLARPROG

Large-scale programme on Climate Research

110 82
MARINFORSK

Programme on

Marine Resources and the Environment

83 73
MARINFORSK, HAVBRUK

Programme on

Marine Resources and the Environment

24 1
MAROFF

Programme on

Marine Resources and the Environment

75 23
MATFONDAVTALE

Norwegian research funding for agriculture and the food industry

90 41
MILJØFORSK

Programme for Environmental Research for a Green Transition

52 36
PETROMAKS2

Large-scale Programme for Petroleum Research

160 93
Total:   1423.3 795

 

Written by:
Thomas Keilman. Translation: Glenn Wells/Carol B Eckmann.
Published:
27.09.2018
Last updated:
27.09.2018