Calls for proposals

Innovation Project (4 calls for proposals)

Companies and public sector entities that are not research organisations can apply.

The objective is to encourage value creation and renewal in the business and public sectors. Innovation Projects are to help enhance competitiveness in new and existing business areas, strengthen the restructuring capacity of the Norwegian economy and the public sector, and increase interaction and knowledge transfer across stakeholders.

Application deadline
25
Sep 2019
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We are seeking projects designed to promote sustainable, systematic and effective innovation in public-sector services, infrastructure and administration.

Health, care and welfare services
Education
Transport and mobility
Digitalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

Food and land-based bioresources
Application deadline
Open-ended
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The Public Sector Ph.D. Scheme (OFFPHD) is to expand long-term, relevant competence-building and research activities in public sector bodies, to increase researcher recruitment within the public sector and to promote greater collaboration between academia and the public sector.

Government administration areas
Application deadline
Open-ended
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This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

Trade and industry

Research Centre (1 call for proposals)

Approved Norwegian research organisations can apply. Many calls for proposals require collaboration with trade and industry or stakeholders in the public sector.

The objective is targeted, long-term investment to strengthen and further develop outstanding and creative research and innovation groups, or to build up research groups in areas of key strategic importance. Research Centre provides a framework for calls under several different centre schemes that are designed to support the best research groups and lead to pioneering research and new innovations, or to strengthen key priority areas.

Application deadline
25
Sep 2019
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The Research Council is now accepting complete applications seeking funding to establish a Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI-IV). Only applicants who submitted a mandatory outline by the deadline of 4 April 2019 are qualified to submit a complete application in response to this call for proposals.

Trade and industry

Coordination and Support Activity (10 calls for proposals)

Approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public sector entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities can apply.

The objective is to fund the planning, coordination and dissemination of R&D activities. Coordination and Support Activities are to promote researcher mobility, national and international networks, publication, dialogue, dissemination activity and more in connection with R&D activities.

Application deadline
25
Sep 2019
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The purpose of this supplementary funding is to encourage a greater number of Norwegian actors to take on a key role in Horizon 2020 projects and to give a wider range of Norwegian actors access to knowledge developed through Horizon 2020 projects. This will increase the impact of Horizon 2020 projects on research, society and trade and industry...

Internationalisation
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Open-ended
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The objective of the scheme is to increase the number of younger researchers who conduct a research stay abroad. International experience is important for building a career as a researcher. It increases expertise and expands networks, providing Norwegian research with greater opportunity to access the international research front.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

Climate
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Open-ended
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The aim of this call is to facilitate cohesive Norwegian collaboration and increase the participation of Norwegian stakeholders in the effort to promote Norwegian interests in the process of shaping the content of Horizon Europe, the EU’s next research and innovation framework programme (2021–2027).

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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The Research Council offers financial support to Norwegian institutions and companies seeking to participate in events that will provide them with greater insight into the Horizon 2020 framework programme.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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The purpose of this call is to identify potential partners for future international, industry-oriented projects. Support may be sought for travel to any country outside the EU/EEA.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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The PES2020 scheme helps to strengthen Norwegian participation under H2020 and improve returns in the form of project funding under the EU framework programme. The PES2020 scheme is designed to relieve some of the cost burden for Norwegian applicants related to the preparation of project proposals, and to raise the overall competence of Norwegia...

Internationalisation

International Calls (1 call for proposals)

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call pertains to grant applications for the funding of Norwegian participation in projects involving radiation protection and radioactive waste management under the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). Only grant applications for projects with Norwegian participation in Euratom calls issued in 2019 will be accepted.

Joint international programmes