Calls for proposals

Application deadline
02.02
2022
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Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal

Funding is intended to support scientific renewal and development in research that can help to advance the research front. This call targets researchers who have demonstrated the ability to conduct research of high scientific quality and applies to all disciplines and research areas.

Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Global development and international relations
Welfare, culture and society
Petroleum
Samisk
Application deadline
02.02
2022
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Researcher Project for Young Talents

Funding is intended to give talented young researchers under the age of 40 in all disciplines and thematic areas the opportunity to pursue their ideas and lead a research project.

Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Climate and polar research
Application deadline
02.02
2022
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Three-year Researcher Project with International Mobility

The purpose of this call is to increase international mobility and promote career development among researchers at an early stage in their careers, as well as to facilitate knowledge transfer to research groups in Norway.

Ground-breaking research
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Ubiquitous Data and Services – Researcher Project

The objective of this call is to enhance research efforts in the thematic priority area “Ubiquitous data and services”. Research activities must seek to move the research front, promote essential competence-building and create new opportunities in the short and long term.

Enabling technologies
Application deadline
15.09
2021
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Researcher Project for Technological Convergence Related to Enabling Technologies

The objective of the call is to achieve radical new technological development through groundbreaking research across the enabling technologies. Only research organisations may apply.

Enabling technologies
Application deadline
10.02
2021
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Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal

Funding is intended to support scientific renewal and development in research that can help to advance the research front. This call targets researchers who have demonstrated the ability to conduct research of high scientific quality and applies to all disciplines and research areas.

Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Education and competence
Climate and polar research
Health
Global development and international relations
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Democracy, administration and renewal
Energy, transport and low emissions
Humanities and social sciences
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Life science
Natural science and technology
Petroleum
Samisk
Application deadline
10.02
2021
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Researcher Project for Young Talents

Funding is intended to give talented researchers under the age of 40 the opportunity to pursue their ideas and lead a research project. This call is targeted towards researchers in the early stages of their careers, 2–7 years after defence of an approved doctorate, who have demonstrated the potential to conduct research of high scientific quality

Ground-breaking research
Oceans
Education and competence
Welfare, culture and society
Humanities and social sciences
Life science
Natural science and technology
Application deadline
09.02
2022
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Collaborative Project to Meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges

The purpose of this call is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges.

Oceans
Education and competence
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Democracy, administration and renewal
Energy, transport and low emissions
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum
Application deadline
09.02
2022
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Knowledge-building Project for Industry

The purpose of this call is to develop new knowledge and generate research competence needed by society or the business sector to address important societal challenges.

Energy, transport and low emissions
Petroleum
Application deadline
09.02
2022
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Collaborative Project relating to Antimicrobial Resistance from a One Health Perspective

The purpose of this call is to generate new knowledge about measures that can help us to understand, handle and prevent the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) from a One Health perspective, both nationally and internationally. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations in collaboration with non-research organisations from Norway and/or developing countries (LLMIC countries), India and China.

Health
Global development and international relations
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Application deadline
09.02
2022
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Collaborative Project in Global Health

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support research on health improvements for disadvantaged populations in low- and lower-middle income countries (LLMICs). The research must be relevant to Sustainable Development Goal 3 ‘Good health for all’ and its targets. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations in effective collaboration with relevant actors from public sector bodies, non-governmental organisations and/or other private organisations.

Health
Global development and international relations
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The objective of this call is to further develop expertise and capacity in artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems. Efforts are to help to move the research front, build vital competence and create new opportunities for people and society in the short and long term.

Enabling technologies
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Collaborative Project on Digital Security and Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems

This call closes at midnight on 3 August 2022.

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.

Enabling technologies
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Ubiquitous Data and Services – Collaborative Project

The objective of this call is to enhance research efforts and to encourage and support collaboration between research groups and users in the thematic priority area “Ubiquitous data and services”. Research activities must seek to move the research front, promote essential competence-building and create new opportunities in the short and long term.

Enabling technologies
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Innovation Project for the Industrial Sector 2021

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.

Trade and industry
Oceans
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Demonstration Project for the Industrial Sector 2022

The purpose of this call is to encourage companies to invest in demonstration and proof-of-concept of technology to promote innovation and sustainable value creation in line with their own business strategies. The call covers topics relating to the thematic areas Petroleum, Maritime industry and Land-based food, the environment and bioresources.

Oceans
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Innovation Project for the Industrial Sector

Innovation Projects for the Industrial Sector is a funding instrument providing grants to business led innovation projects that make extensive use of research and development (R&D) to arrive at an innovative solution to a problem or opportunity in industry. Innovation Projects intends to deliver economic value for all companies and project partners involved, and for society at large from funding environmentally sustainable innovations and disseminating new knowledge.

Trade and industry
Oceans
Health
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Demonstration Project for the Industrial Sector

This is notification of the coming call for 2020. More information will be published in the spring of 2020. Demonstration Project is to strengthen companies’ own efforts to demonstrate new technology for applications with major socio-economic benefits. Projects are to ensure expertise, value creation, job creation and a competitive industrial sector in Norway. 

Petroleum
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Demonstration Project for the Industrial Sector

The purpose of this call is to encourage companies to invest more in demonstrating and verifying technology that can contribute to innovation and sustainable value creation in line with their business strategy. The call for demonstration projects in 2021 concerns topics relating to Petroleum, Maritime industry (green shipping) and Land-based food, the environment and bioresources.

Oceans
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Petroleum
Application deadline
15.09
2021
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Innovation Project for the Public Sector

An Innovation Project for the Public Sector is intended to promote sustainable, systematic and effective innovation in public-sector services, infrastructure and administration. Innovation projects must be based on needs and challenges and be part of the public entity’s plans for development. The project is to be executed through effective collaboration between the Project Owner (public sector body), R&D groups and other relevant stakeholders.

Education and competence
Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Democracy, administration and renewal
Application deadline
15.09
2021
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Pre-commercial Procurement

The call will help create innovative solutions to public sector needs. The call is only available in Norwegian.

Health
Welfare, culture and society
Enabling technologies
Democracy, administration and renewal
Application deadline
15.09
2021
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Research Centre for Petroleum

The purpose of this call is to establish up to two new Research Centres for Petroleum. The objective of the research centres is to improve capacity and expertise by addressing defined and delimited challenges related to utilisation of petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf.

Petroleum
Application deadline
12.05
2021
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Centre for Clinical Treatment Research

Funding is available to establish a Centre for Clinical Treatment Research (FKB). Only applicants who have submitted a mandatory project outline by the deadline of 6 January 2021 are eligible to apply. Applicants must be an approved Norwegian research organisation with access to patients in binding collaboration with relevant actors.

Health
Application deadline
17.03
2021
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Centre for Research on Special Needs Education and Inclusive Practice

The purpose of this call for proposals is to establish a Centre for Research on Special Needs Education and Inclusive Practice. The centre is a long-term investment with an overriding goal to strengthen special needs education research in Norway.

Education and competence
Application deadline
25.09
2019
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SFI Centre for Research-based Innovation

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
Application deadline
17.03
2021
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Student Entrepreneurship

A STUD-ENT project aims to reduce uncertainty related to technology and the market in student-driven business ideas. The goal is, when the project is finalised, that the most critical questions and uncertainties have been minimised, so that the next stage of the commercialisation process can begin. Students at master’s or PhD level or who are taking a programme of professional study are eligible to apply in cooperation with a Norwegian university or university college.

Trade and industry
Application deadline
12.02
2020
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Student Entrepreneurship

Projects under the STUD-ENT funding scheme are to increase entrepreneurship among students by cultivating student-driven business ideas based on research results or related to knowledge the students have obtained through their studies.

Trade and industry
Application deadline
25.09
2019
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Research Commercialisation Project from Publicly Funded Research

Commercialisation Projects are to help to increase commercial utilisation and value creation based on the results of publicly funded research in Norway.

Trade and industry
Health
Application deadline
18.11
2020
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Funding for Research Infrastructure of National Importance

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.

Research Infrastructure
Application deadline
24.11
2021
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Supplementary Funding for Norwegian Participants in Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe Projects

This funding must be used for additional independent activities that support or build on a Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe 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.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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PES2020 Support to Norwegian Stakeholders Shaping the Content of Horizon Europe

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
15.09
2021
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Research School for Quality and Relevance

The objective is to establish collaboration on a doctoral degree programme to ensure the candidates receive a coordinated, high-quality education that qualifies them for research and other work that requires good scientific insight and competence. Through these funds, we support projects that increase doctoral degree programmes’ relevance to the labour market. The objective is to develop and use new methods and approaches to that end, in collaboration with one or more partners in industry, the public sector and/or organisations.

Education and competence
Global development and international relations
Welfare, culture and society
Humanities and social sciences
Life science
Natural science and technology
Application deadline
15.09
2021
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The Aurora Mobility Programme – Researcher Exchange for New Collaboration Between Norway and France

Researchers from Norway may seek support for funding for short-term visits in France for the purpose of launching and developing new joint research projects. The call is open to approved Norwegian research organisations applying jointly with research organisations in France.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
Open-ended
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Pre-project for the Green Platform Initiative

We are looking for collaborative consortiums that can deliver the best projects, from research and technology development through to turnkey solutions. The aim is to create green jobs, internationally competitive business and industry and a more sustainable future. The first phase of the Green Platform comprises NOK 1 billion over a period of three years. You can apply for funding for pre-projects until 6 January 2021.

Trade and industry
Commercialisation
Oceans
Enabling technologies
Energy, transport and low emissions
Industry and services
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Natural science and technology
Grønn plattform
Application deadline
18.11
2020
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INTPART International Partnerships for Excellent Education, Research and Innovation

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.

Internationalisation
Education and competence
Application deadline
18.11
2020
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Supplementary Funding for Norwegian Participants in Horizon 2020 Projects

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.

Internationalisation
Application deadline
21.05
2021
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Chinese-Norwegian Collaboration Projects within Climate Systems

Funding is available for joint projects between researchers in Norway and China that generate knowledge on the climate system. Of particular interest is the polar climate and its interaction with the global system. Field work in the arctic research platform Svalbard is encouraged.

Internationalisation
Climate and polar research
Application deadline
15.03
2021
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ACT3 – CO2 Capture, Utilisation and Storage

ACT (Accelerating CCS Technology) is an international initiative to support research, development and demonstration in CO2 capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS).

Energy, transport and low emissions
Application deadline
02.09
2020
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Joint Sino-Norwegian Researcher Project on Food Safety – Sustainable and Safe Food from Agriculture and Aquaculture

Funding is available for Researcher Projects on sustainable and safe food from agriculture and aquaculture. The Research Council of Norway (RCN) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) are issuing a joint call under the programme for joint funding of Sino-Norwegian in mutually agreed fields to achieve bilateral world-class...

Joint international programmes
Oceans
Land-based food, the environment and bioresources
Application deadline
04.09
2019
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International Collaborative Projects with Russia

Joint projects between Norwegian and Russian researchers in the field of petroleum are to help to maintain existing networks and research collaboration and to develop new collaborative constellations through strategic basic research that is of relevance for both countries.

Petroleum

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