Natural sciences and technologies

The portfolio board's investments will mainly realise groundbreaking research of high scientific quality within science and technology. In the field of space research, the investments will also contribute to central Norwegian participation in priority satellite and rocket projects through ESA, as well as scientific projects that utilise EISCAT and NOT.

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Overall plans

The portfolio board

The portfolio board is responsible for investment decisions within natural science and technology for the Research Council’s funding scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO), as well as for providing scientific advisory services.

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Harald Holm Simonsen

    Banebrytende forskning

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