Funding opportunities

Relevant funding opportunities and sources for medical and health research.

KAPPA is a new research program between EEA (Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein) and the Czech Republic. Proposals must be submitted by Czech institutions, while Norwegian institutions may be partners. Call expected: Autumn 2019.

New COST networks within Medicine and Health were launched in June 2019. Norwegian researchers may apply to join them, contacting the Research Council of Norway preferably by 30 June 2019, but later applications are also possible.

The Nordic Cancer Union (NCU) provides funding to support and stimulate collaborative cancer research within the Nordic countries. Deadline: 2 September 2019.

The 2019 Marie S. Curie call for Individual Fellowships is published. Deadline: 11 September 2019 at 17:00.

Rakel and Otto-Kristian Bruuns Endowment supports medical basic research within biochemistry, physiology, and pathology. Cancer-related projects are prioritized. Deadline: 15 September 2019

The Olav Thon Foundation has announced up to 20 mill NOK for Nordic research projects in medicine. Deadline: 15 September 2019.

Polish-Norwegian research teams are invited to apply for funding for collaborative research projects in all areas of the fundamental sciences. Deadline: 28 October 2019 (extended deadline).

The Norwegian Cancer Society has published a call for cancer prevention. Deadline: 20 September 2019.

The Norwegian Cancer Society has published a call for National Group of Expertise on Lung/Pancreatic Cancer. Deadline: 20 September 2019.

Check out the upcoming calls from EU's "Health, demographic change and wellbeing" programme with first deadlines 24 September 2019.

The Innovative Medicines Initiative IMI2 has launched call 18 and 19. Deadline is 26 September 2019.

The European Research Council (ERC) has published this year's Starting grant call. Deadline: 16 October 2019.

Nordforsk has published a call on Nordic Research Infrastructure Hubs. Deadline: 22 October 2019

The Norwegian Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice is for mid-career health services researchers and practitioners from Norway who would like to spend up to 12 months in the United States. Deadline: 11 November 2019.

UiO: Life Science may support projects at UiO that are in line with the UiO:Life Science strategy for research and education. Deadline: open-ended.