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.

In 2016, EDCTP will launch nine calls for proposals to support clinical research and related activities. Deadline: Several.

Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI) is a Joint Technology Initiative bringing together companies, universities, public laboratories, innovative SMEs, patient groups and regulators paving the way for new vaccines, medicines and treatments. The deadline of Call 10 is on 28 March 2017.

The aim of the call is to establish a multi-disciplinary research network for the monitoring, benchmarking and evaluation of policies that affect dietary and physical activity as well as sedentary behavior with a standardized approach across Europe. Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 31 March 2017.

The Novo Nordisk exploratory pre-seed program is a stimulus fund established to accelerate commercialization of biomedical research findings and development of novel technologies within the life sciences. Application deadline is 5 April 2017.

New calls within Horizon 2020 Health, demographic change and wellbeing were published on the 29th of July. Deadline: 11 April 2017.

Indian and Norwegian scientists/researchers to submit proposals for cooperative research projects in the research fields indicated below. The proposed collaboration should strengthen already on-going research activities in each research group and contribute significant added value to these on-going activities.

Deadline: 26 April 2017.

The Research Council of Norway (RCN) has launched a joint call of the four programs within Health. Deadline: 26 April, 2017.

FRIPRO provides funding for independent projects in an open national competitive arena on the basis of scientific merit. Deadline is 24 May at 13:00 CET.

INTPART supports world leading academic environments to establish or develop durable relations with strong academic environments in the prioritized countries Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South-Africa and USA.

The Research Council of Norway (RCN) has launched a call for proposal for the Programme on Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (NANO2021). Deadline: 24 May 2017.

Extrastiftelsen (Extra Foundation) distributes profits from the TV lottery draw game "Extra" to research. This year's application deadline for research projects is 1st June. Note that all applications must be sent via member organisations with their own, earlier deadlines.

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

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