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.
The Research Council is issuing a call for proposals to establish a Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) in the field of wind power. Approved Norwegian research organisations may apply in cooperation with companies.