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Indo-European call on Bio-Economy in process

Eight of the nine proposals had partners in Norway, and seven of these were found eligible according to Norwegian guidelines and sent forward to evaluation. The result of the evaluation and selection process is expected in Mid-December.
Date: 15.11.2016

Research Council expands focus on marine technology

The Research Council of Norway is launching a targeted initiative in the field of marine technology to optimise the transfer potential between the maritime industries. A total of some NOK 100 million in funding is available for new innovation projects. In addition, there are international initiatives and calls for proposals with various ways of supporting marine technology.
Date: 31.05.2016

Research Council gives urban research a boost

The growing urban population is leading to increasingly larger challenges in many areas of society. But with the right measures, these challenges can become opportunities. To this end, the Research Council of Norway is now boosting funding for urban research.
Date: 02.12.2015

Joint call with Latin America

Health/ICT are themes where Norway participates together with partners from EU and LAC.
Date: 13.09.2016

The Research Council to map out national environmental, climate and polar research

This autumn the Research Council of Norway will compile an overview of national research activities in environmental, climate and polar research. A high response rate from the research community and relevant companies is essential to providing the authorities with a reliable knowledge base for determining future initiatives.
Date: 13.09.2016

Record amount of funding for researcher schools

This spring, the Research Council of Norway will announce approximately NOK 325 million in funding for the establishment of new national researcher schools. The application submission deadline is 15 April 2015.
Date: 13.09.2016

Norway to coordinate European marine biotechnology research

Much of the resources in the oceans are underutilised or not yet discovered. Now Norway has been given the responsibility for coordinating important European research on marine biotechnology.
Date: 05.02.2014

Valuable, eco-friendly Norwegian wool

Wool production in Norway has been documented to be more environmentally sound than in other countries. From Norwegian wool, a wide variety of pure, safe materials can be made for use in clothing, textiles, blankets, rugs and insulation. Wool’s potential for value creation is promising.
Date: 10.12.2013

New method to generate radical project ideas

The Research Council of Norway is adopting an “idea laboratory” (Idélab) method to generate groundbreaking projects in the interface between subject areas and disciplines. The first event will focus on the vision of a zero-emissions society.
Date: 01.11.2013

Biomarine-based value creation could increase six-fold by 2050

According to a newly published report, value creation within the Norwegian biomarine industry has the potential to grow 600 per cent - from NOK 90 billion today to NOK 550 billion - in 2050.
Date: 08.12.2012

Nitrous oxide emissions are no laughing matter

Scientists the world over are joining forces to curtail emissions of nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas), a dangerous greenhouse gas. Norwegian researchers are playing an important role in these efforts.
Date: 12.04.2012

The RCN grant application process: step by step

A simple video is now available which explains the Research Council of Norway’s grant application system and how applications are processed.
Date: 21.09.2012