NOCC Research Opportunities

Norwegian Centennial Chair (NOCC) aims to promote cooperation in research and academic education between University of Oslo (UiO) and University of Minnesota (UM) by strengthening and expanding existing, and by facilitating new transatlantic collaborations in cutting-edge research.

The NOCC program supports any research but priority will given to areas that are of significance to the strategic priorities of the UiO and UM. Priority areas include:

  • Robotics & advanced manufacturing

  • Solutions to environmental challenges

  • Food safety & security (incl. agriculture, aquaculture)

  • Discoveries and treatments for brain conditions

  • Sustainable energy systems

  • Bio-economy and bio-manufacturing

  • Informatics & computation in biomedical research (Big Data)

  • Global and One-Health

  • Innovation in teaching and learning

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship

  • Life science for health and innovation

Current opportunities

Solicitation for Transatlantic Research Proposals

A major goal of the project grants is the initiation of innovative and potentially transformative transatlantic collaborations where the partners from the different institutions each contribute complementary expertise critical to the success of the proposed project. Deadline: March 1, 2020.

Norwegian Centennial Travel Fellowships for Ph.D. students and Postdocs

Travel fellowships of up to $5,000 will be available to graduate students and postdocs. Applications will be accepted at any time.

Faculty Travel Awards and Networking Supplements

Limited travel awards are available to cover some costs associated with transatlantic travel.

Proposals for the Development of Transatlantic Workshops

Transatlantic workshops are intended to facilitate new collaborations in research between the universities. Proposals will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until funding is exhausted.

How to Apply: 

For more information on these opportunities and How to Apply, please visit the NOCC website.

Published Jan. 24, 2020 11:52 AM - Last modified Jan. 24, 2020 11:52 AM