Calls 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
11
Nov 2020

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.

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Energy, transport and low emissions
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

The SFF scheme gives Norway’s best researchers the opportunity to organise their research activities in centres that seek to achieve ambitious scientific objectives through collaboration and with long-term basic funding.

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Ground-breaking research

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.

Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

This call aims to promote increased industry-oriented research and development in tourism and hospitality, cultural industries, finance and retail/wholesale. To be eligible for funding, applicants must first have sought and received funding under the call for proposals, “Funding to Mobilise Service Industries for Research,” and carried out activities targeted towards establishment of collaboration and projects.

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Trade and industry
Industry and services

Approved Norwegian research organisations and publicly funded administrators of research infrastructure who cooperate closely with Norwegian research organisations can apply.

The objective is to promote and strengthen infrastructure that leads to innovative research and development. Research Infrastructure projects are to provide Norwegian research groups and companies with access to relevant, updated infrastructure that facilitates high-quality research.

Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

Funding is available for establishment or upgrades of research infrastructure of national importance, including Norwegian participation in collaboration on the establishment or upgrade of international research infrastructures. Only applicants who submitted a mandatory project outline are eligible to submit a complete grant application under this call.

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Research Infrastructure
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

The call only applies to selected memberships in international research infrastructures. The relevant applicant groups have been informed.

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Research Infrastructure

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
18
Nov 2020

Norwegian research organisations may apply for funding for partnerships with Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the USA. Funding may also be sought for partnerships with Germany and France under this call.

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Internationalisation
Education and competence
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

The mobilisation projects will have more companies using research in their innovation efforts and getting companies already engaged in research-based innovation to raise their ambitions. This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.

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Trade and industry
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

This funding must be used for additional independent activities that support or build on the Horizon 2020 project, and must not be used for activities already covered by EU funding. Nor can the supplementary funding be used for R&D or innovation activities. Only projects that have not previously received supplementary funding are eligible to apply.

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Internationalisation
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

Research organisations may apply for funding for establishment and operation of international research networks in the field of development.

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Global development and international relations
Application deadline
18
Nov 2020

Funding for fieldwork in Svalbard and Jan Mayen for Master students, PhD students and researchers from, or collaborating with Norwegian research organisations.

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Climate and polar research