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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

1740 grant proposals submitted for the May application deadline

A total of NOK 2.7 billion was announced in this funding round. Nearly three-fourths of the applications received were submitted to the FRIPRO funding scheme for independent projects.
Date: 07.06.2016

NOK 1 billion to top-notch researchers

The Research Council of Norway and Norway’s research institutions are providing a total of NOK 1 billion to 46 FRIPRO Toppforsk projects. Each project will receive NOK 15–25 million over a four-to-five-year period.
Date: 04.02.2016

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 253 million to 35 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 253 million to 35 projects with start-up in 2016. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available at the end of January.
Date: 11.12.2015

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 422 million to 60 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 422 million to 60 projects with start-up in 2016. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available at the end of January.
Date: 11.12.2015

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 279 million to 37 projects in humanities and social sciences

The results for Researcher projects, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO mobility grants and Support for events are now ready. The Granting Committee for Humanities and Social Sciences (FRIHUMSAM) has awarded NOK 279 million to 37 projects with start-up in 2016. The final results for FRIPRO Toppforsk will be available at the end of January.
Date: 10.12.2015

NOK 2 billion for new independent projects under the FRIPRO scheme

The Research Council of Norway will allocate a total of NOK 1.96 billion for projects under the funding scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO) with start-up in 2016. NOK 960 million is being allocated now, with another NOK 1 billion to be allocated for Toppforsk top-level projects at the end of January.
Date: 11.12.2015

Major boost for independent projects

The Norwegian universities and the Association of Norwegian Research Institutes (FFA) have agreed once again to join forces with the Research Council of Norway to boost the FRIPRO scheme. This joint funding initiative will result in NOK 1.5 billion over seven years for long-term funding for research groups with the potential to rise to the top internationally.
Date: 05.03.2015

FRIPRO allocations: NOK 263 million to projects in the humanities and social sciences

The granting committee for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FRIHUMSAM) has awarded NOK 263 million to 52 projects with start-up in 2015.
Date: 15.12.2014