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Universities recruit talent through Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is an attractive funding source, and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (MSCA IF) is a funding scheme more and more Norwegian universities have begun to employ systematically to recruit young foreign research talents. This has brought success in the form of a greater number of MSCA fellows.
Date: 24.04.2018

Changes to this year's FRIPRO call

The application deadline for FRIPRO is 25 April 2018. There are two minor changes in the application form from this year on.
Date: 20.02.2018

FRIHUMSAM allocations: NOK 249 million to 31 research projects

The results for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO Mobility Grants and Support for Events are now ready. The Granting Committee for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FRIHUMSAM) has awarded NOK 249 million to 31 research projects and 2.7 million to 17 events. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available in January/February.
Date: 12.12.2017

FRIMEDBIO allocations: NOK 433 million to 53 research projects

The results for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO Mobility Grants and Support for Events are now ready. The Granting Committee for Medicine, Health Sciences and Biology (FRIMEDBIO) has awarded NOK 433 million to 53 research projects and 0.6 million to 3 events. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available in January/February.
Date: 12.12.2017

FRINATEK allocations: NOK 232 million to 29 research projects

The results for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO Mobility Grants and Support for Events are now ready. The Granting Committee for Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Technology (FRINATEK) has awarded NOK 232 million to 29 research projects and 0.5 million to 3 events. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available in January/February.
Date: 12.12.2017

Interviews and allocation of funding in FRIPRO

The project managers for the Young Research Talents projects that are relevant for funding have been called in for interviews. The allocation of funding for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO Mobility Grants and Support for Event will be announced in week 48 and 49.
Date: 17.11.2017

You can now read the call for proposals for FRIPROs main call in 2018

The call is published as a planned call, and the deadline is 25 April 2018.
Date: 13.10.2017

Dates for interviews of Young Research Talents are ready

FRIPRO will conduct interviews of applicants for Young Research Talents grants that are relevant for funding. The interviews will be carried out in connection with the granting committee meetings at the end of November.
Date: 04.10.2017

NOK 500 million available for FRIPRO Toppforsk projects

For the fourth time, the Research Council of Norway is announcing funding under a joint funding initiative between the Council and Norway’s research institutions. This year, NOK 500 million is being made available for new FRIPRO Toppforsk projects.
Date: 03.04.2017

Changes to this year’s FRIPRO call

The application deadline for this year’s FRIPRO call is 24 May. Phase two of the third joint funding initiative for the FRIPRO scheme is being implemented in 2017, and NOK 500 million will be available for new FRIPRO Toppforsk projects with start-up in 2018.
Date: 03.04.2017

Close to NOK 1 billion awarded to new FRIPRO projects

The Research Council of Norway is awarding NOK 943 million in funding under its scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO). Projects are scheduled to start in the course of 2017.
Date: 19.12.2016

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 251 million to 32 projects in mathematics, physical sciences and technology

The results for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO mobility grants and Support for Events are now ready. The Granting Committee for Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Technology (FRINATEK) has awarded NOK 251 million to 32 projects.
Date: 13.12.2016

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 428 million to 53 projects in medicine, health sciences and biology

The results for Researcher Projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO mobility grants and Support for Events are now ready. The Granting Committee for Medicine, Health Sciences and Biology (FRIMEDBIO) has awarded NOK 428 million to 53 projects.
Date: 13.12.2016

New policy for researcher recruitment to increase interaction and international mobility

The Research Council of Norway has drawn up a new policy for recruitment to the research sector. The policy is designed to increase interaction between academia and working life, and make it easier for young researchers to gain international experience.
Date: 29.06.2016