Researcher Project for Young Talents

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21 February: the date for latest permitted project start has been changed in this call for proposals from 1 December 2021 to 1 August 2021.

20 March: The application deadline has been changed from 6 May to 20 May 2020. Requirements relating to the project manager have been changed.

24 March: The amount of funding was increased for Ground-breaking research.

27 April: Details in the rules for substracting time for military service were added.

19 May: The application deadline has been changed from 20 May to 25 May 2020.

Purpose

Funding is intended to give talented young researchers under the age of 40 in all disciplines and research areas the opportunity to pursue their own research ideas and lead a research project. This call is targeted towards researchers in the early stages of their careers, 2–7 years after defence of an approved doctorate, who have demonstrated the potential to conduct research of high scientific quality.

Important dates

25 Mar 2020

Date call is made active

20 May 2020

Application submission deadline

01 Jan 2021

Earliest permitted project start

01 Aug 2021

Latest permitted project start

31 Jul 2025

Latest permitted project completion

Important dates

About the results of the application assessment process

Total amount sought
NOK 3 998 000 000
Amount awarded
NOK 365 000 000
Total number of applications
521
Number of approved applications
46

Approved applications