Who is eligible for support from the Research Council and for what?

Companies in need of research and development to produce new or improved products, services or production processes can obtain funding and advice from the Research Council. We can fund research and innovation activities aimed at generating the new knowledge companies need to realise an innovation in their industry or field.

Here you can find useful project planning tools and an overview of relevant advisers who can help you to get started with a research and innovation project.

Important dates and deadlines for the industrial sector

01 Jan 2019

Open-ended deadline for Industrial Ph.D. projects

20 Mar 2019

Horisont-konferansen (Horizon conference – research to save the world)

17 Jun 2019

Submission of project outlines for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector

01 Sep 2019

Guarantee deadline for the SkatteFUNN Tax Incentive Scheme

All applications submitted by September 1 are guaranteed to be processed within the current year, meaning that companies can deduct R&D costs accrued in the submission year from their corporate tax.

04 Sep 2019

Application deadline for Collaboration Projects on Societal Challenges and Business Development

12 Sep 2019

Application deadline for Eurostars projects

25 Sep 2019

Application deadline for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector

16 Sep 2020

Application deadline for Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector, Knowledge-building and Collaboration Projects

Important dates and deadlines for the industrial sector