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06.01.16

The Foundation will no longer grant support to new projects

22.05.15

Aurora mobility grants for researcher exchange with France

The Aurora mobility programme seeks to establish and expand the contact between educational and research institutions in Norway and France. Grant applications are being accepted from Norwegian scientific staff/groups of researchers for funding of short-term visits in France for the purpose of launching and developing new joint research projects.
20.08.14

Developing new phone camera technology

In the course of several projects funded by the Research Council of Norway, the company poLight has been developing technology to further improve the quality of images taken with mobile phone cameras, including the ability to capture close-range photos in much sharper focus than is possible at present.
23.06.14

Aurora mobility grants for researcher exchange with France

The Aurora mobility programme seeks to establish and expand the contact between educational and research institutions in Norway and France. Grant applications are being accepted from Norwegian scientific staff/groups of researchers for funding of short-term visits in France for the purpose of launching and developing new joint research projects.
12.05.14

Tool-Tech AS: Developing new solutions offshore

Transforming an idea into a commercial product can be a lengthy process. Funding from the French Norwegian Foundation (FNS) has played a vital role for Tool-Tech AS, a company that designs new instrumentation and equipment for the subsea industry.
28.11.13

Norwegian technology to help French shellfish production

Shellfish cultivation is a large and important industry in Normandy in France, but space is at a premium in the region’s busy coastal areas. The project “Spatial Information System for Aquaculture in Normandy and Norway (SISQUONOR)”, funded by the French-Norwegian Foundation, is applying virtual technology from Norway to help French shellfish producers to identify optimal locations for new cultivation operations.
28.10.13

New way to measure pain

Quantifying patients’ pain more precisely will make it easier to find the optimal way to treat it on an individual basis. This is the concept behind the Pain Monitor project, funded by the French-Norwegian Foundation. The project has developed a new way of thinking about pain management that is attracting major international interest.
16.09.13

Franco-Norwegian research cooperation turns 30

The French-Norwegian Foundation, which turns 30 in 2013, is always seeking new ways to promote research cooperation between France and Norway. The Oil&Space project is a classic example.
06.08.13

OffPAD makes Internet use more secure

The large number of passwords and user credentials that individuals have to manage is a source of significant security risks. In the Lucidman project, a unique device is being developed with the aim of greatly enhancing security when using Internet services.
03.07.13

French-Norwegian Seminar in Bergen

The seminar organized in Bergen on June 25 - 26, 2013, was devoted to biosensors and physical sensors applied in the marine environment, sustainable harvest, seafood safety and processing technology.
30.05.13

Developing an environmental buoy for the fish farming industry

24.05.13

Aurora mobility grants for researcher exchange with France

Scientific staff/groups of researchers at Norwegian institutions may seek funding for short-term stays in France to launch and develop joint research projects.
19.03.13

Seminars 2013

In close cooperation with institutions from both countries, the Foundation organises a marine seminar in Bergen in June 2013. The Foundation also supports the Forum Oil&Space, taking place in Oslo, April 8, 2013.
08.06.11

Nano initiative to enhance French-Norwegian cooperation

Nano and materials technology was identified as one of six priority areas under the bilateral research and technology agreement signed between France and Norway in 2008. A major joint seminar in Paris on 9-10 June forms part of the effort to translate the intentions into action.
28.02.11

French-Norwegian seminar on nanotechnology

27.01.11

Submit applications to the Foundation before October 9th, 2015

22.06.10

Closer cooperation on marine energy

Norway and France have long shared close ties when it comes to the exploitation of offshore petroleum resources. Now the two countries are looking to expand that cooperation to include research and development on renewable marine resources.
04.01.10

Exploring new avenues in the Arctic

Synthetic bags filled with sand was the solution that French and Norwegian partners came up with when they cooperated on a project to find new environment-friendly building materials that can withstand ice erosion and corrosion.