Frequently asked questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions from applicants.

Is it possible to apply for funding for a Proof-Of-Concept Project more than once?

Do start-ups need to clarify the situation regarding rights with the research organisation at the time of the application?

Can the project have partners from outside Norway?

How should we record funding from a foreign ‘funding contribution only’ partner in the budget tables in the application form?

Can a commercial partner be granted exclusive rights to negotiate for the project results?

What can commercial actors contribute to the project?

What does it mean that the project must be based on publicly funded research, but not be open source?

How do you calculate hourly rates for project employees?