Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities relevant for researchers at the faculty.

There are several funding opportunities for developing new, or expanding existing, research infrastructures within Horizon 2020.

Funding is available for translatlantic workshops, travel fellowships for PhD students and Postdocs, and translatlantic educational activities. Proposals are accepted starting from 15 March, and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Overview of calls from the National Institute of Health (NIH) open for international researchers. Deadlines: Several until 2018.

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) funds frontier research on the complex mechanisms of living organisms. Upcoming deadline for application registration is 10th August 2017.

The ERC Advanced Grant call for proposals is now open. Deadline: 31 August 2017

The endowment aims to support medical basic research within biochemistry, physiology, and pathology. Cancer-related projects are prioritized. Deadline: August 31st 2017.

Scientific staff/groups of researchers at Norwegian institutions may seek funding from the Research Council of Norway for short-term stays in France to launch and develop joint research projects. Deadline for applications: 6 September 2017 at 13:00 CET.

Scientific staff/groups of researchers may apply for funding from the Research Council of Norway for short-term stays in Germany to establish and develop research collaboration. Deadline is 6 September 2017 at 13:00 CET.

COST Actions provide funding for European Research network activities. The coming Collection Date is 7 September 2017.

Under the UTFORSK programme, SIU and Brazilian (CAPES) issue joint calls that aim to strengthen the cooperation between higher education and research institutions in Brazil and Norway, in all academic fields. Deadline: 11 September 2017.

Projects that increase the readiness to respond to future outbreaks of Ebola and other filoviral haemorrhagic fevers. 55 MEUR is available. Deadline: September 14th 2017.

The Marie Curie Individual Fellowships support experienced researchers undertaking mobility between countries, optionally also to the non-academic sector. Deadline 14 September 2017.

A total of 20 MNOK for research on antimicrobial resistance. Deadline: 15 September 2017

The UTFORSK Partnership Programme supports two-year project cooperation between higher education institutions in Norway and Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and South Africa. Deadline: 22 September 2017.

FET supports projects in the early stages of research and which establish a new technological possibility. Up to 3 MEUR is available. Proposals must have a long-term vision, breakthrough scientific and technological target, novelty and high risk. They must be foundational and interdisciplinary. Deadline 27 September 2017.