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.
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.
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.
An Innovation Project is to lead to renewal and sustainable value creation for the project’s business partners. Funding should also generate socioeconomic benefits by making new knowledge and solutions available.
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.
The Research Council has established the Industrial PhD Scheme to boost research efforts and long-term competence-building for Norwegian trade and industry through the recruitment of doctoral candidates.
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.
This call for proposals is only available in Norwegian.
Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs), approved Norwegian research organisations and micro-businesses originating in research organisations and/or TTOs can apply.
The objective is to promote greater commercial utilisation of R&D results from publicly-funded research in Norway. Commercialisation Projects are to clarify uncertainties related to the commercial utilisation of high-potential research results by answering questions that will prevent the project from moving forward in the commercialisation process if they remain unanswered
The purpose of a Proof-of-Concept Project is to reduce the project’s uncertainty relating to technology and the market.
The purpose of a Qualification Project is to undertake initial investigations into the commercial potential of research results.
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 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...
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...
The purpose of this call is to encourage a greater number of researchers to conduct a research stay abroad and to increase international collaboration. 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...
The purpose of this call is to create a framework to encourage more international collaboration.
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.
The “Borrow a Researcher” scheme is to increase cooperation between companies and the R&D community. It is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises that need greater in-house research competence for a given period and for researchers who wish to learn more about challenges in the business sector and provide assistance to R&D efforts in companies.
This call is only in Norwegian. Please see the Norwegian-language call for proposals for more information.
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.
The aim of this call for proposals is to provide support for planning of potential Norwegian participation in the establishment of research infrastructure on the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructure (ESFRI) Roadmap.
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.
The objective of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is to increase ocean knowledge and ensure that society can use this knowledge. This call for proposals supports communication and dissemination projects that help to increase ocean literacy. The projects are to disseminate research-based knowledge related to oceans and the Ocean Decade.
Are you going abroad with an MSCA Individual Fellowship? Or have you received a fellowship in an MSCA Innovative Training Network to pursue your doctoral studies abroad? If so, you may be eligible for an additional financial support from the Research Council.
Norwegian organisations that are on the Research Council of Norway's list of approved research organisations, can seek funding for activities that stimulate to increased scientific cooperation within Svalbard research and/or contributes to connect Svalbard research to a pan-Arctic perspective.
Support for events that focus on the functioning of financial markets and that will promote greater understanding of relevant ethical issues in this area. Applications must clearly demonstrate that the project is of relevance in relation to the purpose of the Finance Market Fund.
The SkatteFUNN Tax Deduction Scheme is a rights-based tax deduction scheme designed to stimulate research and development (R&D) activities in Norwegian companies.