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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

New courses give you a leg up when applying to Horizon 2020

The Research Council of Norway offers several free courses on Horizon 2020 at both beginners and advanced level. Whether you are working on a project proposal for Horizon 2020 or you are in the operating phase of your Horizon 2020 project, the courses will provide many useful tips and practical advice on what the EU is looking for.
Date: 16.04.2018

Secured Norway’s second biggest EU project

A Norwegian industry consortium has secured EU funding to become Europe's new major supplier of rare earth elements. SINTEF’s network and experience of the EU system was a success factor.
Date: 06.03.2018

Find the right call for proposals and the right partners

The University of Bergen is heading an EU-funded project to study the workings of public administration and services in different countries, as well as ways in which these are being changed and developed in the age of digitisation.
Date: 04.12.2017

Information on New China Calls launched by H2020

The European Commission released 27 October new China relevant calls from H2020 with deadlines in 2018 and 2019. China has developed their H2020 co-funding mechanisms further.
Date: 02.11.2017

New Horizon 2020 course for researchers and advisers

The Research Council of Norway is now offering a completely new two-day course with hands-on training on how to write a project proposal for the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. The course focuses on Horizon 2020’s three project types: Innovation Action (IA), Research and Innovation Action (RIA) and Coordinating and Support Action (CSA).
Date: 13.02.2018

The race for finding project partners for new circular economy projects has begun

“Unlimited opportunities in the circular economy” was the title of a matchmaking event recently hosted by the Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway and the EEA and Norway Grants.
Date: 21.09.2017

New conditions for support for establishment of Horizon 2020 projects

As of 1 May 2017, funding under the Research Council of Norway’s PES2020 scheme is disbursed as a lump sum and you will no longer be required to report your own costs. In addition, the funding ceilings have been raised both for ordinary participants and for coordinators of collaborative projects.
Date: 30.05.2017

Even more help with EU grant proposals

The Research Council of Norway’s new “Path to EU Excellence” initiative is now offering more courses relating to the application process for funding from Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
Date: 09.02.2017

Norway and the EU meet common challenges with research and innovation

How can research and development help to achieve common Norwegian and EU objectives relating to employment, economic growth and investments? This was the focus of this year’s Norway Day in Brussels, hosted this past June by the Research Council of Norway and the Mission of Norway to the EU.
Date: 16.08.2016