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Application information

This section contains practical information about applying to the Finance Market Fund for research funding, the processing of applications, requirements and guidelines for applicants etc. Please refer to the Norwegian webpage for futher details.


In 2018, the deadline for submission of applications for research funding will be September 12. In 2018, Finansmarkedsfondet (the Finance Market Fund) will have February 14 and September 12 as deadlines for submission of applications for public awareness (outreach) projects. Grant applications may be submitted until 13:00 a.m. of the deadline date.

Application announcements

Funding announcements concerning research projects will be published on the website. Funding announcements concerning public awareness projects will be published on

Application forms
Research applications must be submitted via RCN's eSøknad electronic application submission service. The appropriate application form for public awareness projects can be downloaded from the Norwegian webpage (to be found under the banner "Søknadsinformasjon").


Assessment criteria

Research proposals will be evaluated by an international expert panel.


For the February 14 deadline, the Finance Market Fund will decide on project funding by mid March, with feedback to applicants before April 1. For the September 12 deadline, applicants can expect feedback by January 2019.

Contact information
Please contact Senior Adviser Gro Marthinsen, email:, mobile phone: (+47) 95066234, for further information.



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