Planned

Purpose

This is a notification of the upcoming call for proposals. Norwegian research organisations may apply for funding for partnerships with Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, the USA, Germany and France. Other countries may be added in the final call for proposals. 

The objective of this call for proposals is to develop world-class research groups in Norway through long-term international institutional cooperation.

Important dates

02 Feb 2022

Date call is made active

16 Mar 2022

Application submission deadline

01 Aug 2022

Earliest permitted project start

01 Dec 2022

Latest permitted project start

30 Nov 2027

Latest permitted project completion

Important dates

About the call for proposals

The English version will be published later.

Who is eligible to apply?

The English version will be published later.

Who can participate in the project?

The English version will be published later.

What can you seek funding for?

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Relevant thematic areas for this call

Internationalisation

Funding for increased international participation

Practical information

Assessment criteria

We assess applications in light of the objectives of the application type in question and on the basis of the following criteria:

Excellence

Originality/Novelty
• The extent to which the concept is sound, credible and novel.

Solidity
• The extent to which the project objectives are clear and relevant.
• The quality of the proposed deliverables from the project.

Impact

Potential
• The extent to which the expected effects are specified.
• The extent to which expected impacts on the system and societal levels are specified.

Knowledge sharing and exploitation
• The quality of the proposed communication and dissemination activities.
• The extent to which it is credible that the proposed outputs will contribute to the specified effects and impact.

Implementation

Project Manager and project group
• The extent to which the Project Manager and project group are qualified and have the necessary expertise and are positioned to implement the project.
• The extent to which management structures and procedures are appropriate.

Plans and management
• The extent to which the work plan is clear and understandable, and the time table realistic
• The extent to which objectives and measures are coherent.
• The extent to which the project has the support of the leadership of the Project Owner and any partners, and the allocation of roles in the project is clear.
• The extent to which the budget is realistic and appropriate, and resources are allocated so that each of the partners can fulfil their role.
• The extent to which potential risks have been discussed.

Overall assessment of the referee/panel

This criterion indicates the overall view of the referee/panel, based on the specific criteria which they have been asked to assess.

Administrative procedures

The English version will be published later.