Calls for proposals

Approved Norwegian research organisations in cooperation with relevant actors from the private and/or public sector or other public or private organisations can apply.

The objective is to promote cooperation to develop R&D expertise and capacity in areas of importance to society and business and industry. Collaborative and Knowledge-building Projects are to help develop and promote new knowledge and to improve interaction and knowledge transfer between R&D groups and stakeholders in society in order to find solutions to important societal challenges.

Collaborative Project on Digital Security and Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of this call is to generate new knowledge in the thematic areas digital security and artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems. The work will advance the research front, ensure essential competence-building and create new opportunities for people and society in the short and long term.

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Enabling technologies

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.

Pre-projects to Mobilise Trade and Industry for Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of this call is to encourage more companies with little or no experience in research and development (R&D) to incorporate research into their innovation activity.

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Trade and industry

Public Sector PhD Project – Doctoral Project in the Public Sector

Application deadline
Open-ended

Public sector bodies may apply for funding for a Public Sector PhD project. A Public Sector PhD project involves collaboration between a public sector body and a degree-conferring institution. The doctoral project must be based on an issue of relevance to the public body and must be carried out by an employee.

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Policy and government administration areas
Natural science and technology

Innovation Camp – Registration of Pre-projects

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

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.

Support for events

Application deadline
Open-ended

Support for events is available to approved Norwegian research organisations, companies, public entities, non-governmental organisations and groups of such entities in order to better equip them to organise conferences, workshops and seminars. Funding may also be granted for international conferences when the Norwegian applicant is the main...

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Internationalisation
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

Funding for Research Stays Abroad for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellows

Application deadline
Open-ended

The objective of the scheme is to increase the number of younger researchers who conduct a research stay abroad. International experience is important in building a career as a researcher. It helps to strengthen Norwegian research by increasing expertise and bringing new knowledge to projects. It expands networks and thereby provides Norwegian...

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Internationalisation

Support for Travel to Expand Industry-oriented R&D Cooperation with Countries Outside the EU/EEA

Application deadline
Open-ended

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.

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Internationalisation

Communication and Dissemination of Climate Research

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Communication and dissemination
Climate and polar research
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources

Financial Support to Submit a New ERC Grant Proposal

Application deadline
Open-ended

If you have applied to the ERC and advanced to stage two, but not been awarded funding, you are eligible for support to prepare a new proposal. The Research Council awards up to NOK 500 000 to applicants submitting a new grant proposal within two years of submitting the original one.

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Internationalisation

Funding Scheme to Increase Participation in International Energy Strategy Forums

Application deadline
Open-ended

This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Energy, transport and low emissions

PES Horizon Europe – Support for Project Establishment and Positioning

Application deadline
Open-ended

The call is intended to contribute to ensuring that applications to Horizon Europe with Norwegian participants are of a high quality, so that as much Norwegian potential as possible is realised. Apply for funding as soon as the project proposal begins to take shape and no later than four weeks before the EU application submission deadline.

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Internationalisation