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KAPPA is a new research program between EEA (Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein) and the Czech Republic. Proposals must be submitted by Czech institutions, while institutions from the EEA are partners. Deadline: 27 February 2020.

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 Innovative Medicines Initiative IMI2 launched a new round of calls in January 2020. Deadline for Stage 1 proposals is 21 April 2020.

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 Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from nine Norwegian universities. Deadline: April 1, 2020

The Novo Nordisk Foundation’s vision is to improve the lives of people through better health, education and the development of a knowledge-based sustainable society. 


The Kavli Trust Programme on Health Research has announced a call targeting evidence gaps in child and adolescent mental health. Deadline pre-proposals: 28 February 2020.

The Throne-Holst Foundation promotes research in human nutrition and related sciences in Norway and Sweden. Annually the foundation awards approximately 1-2 million SEK to researchers. Next deadline is 1 March 2020.

To promote biomedical and health research in the field of disease related neuroscience, the 'Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research' (NEURON) has been established under the ERA-NET. An international joint call is now open with deadline on March 10, 2020.

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) funds teams of 2-4 scientists from different countries and disciplines to focus on problems in the life sciences. Upcoming deadline for application registration is 19 March 2020, deadline for submission: 30 March 2020.

IMI is planning a fast-track Call for proposals on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to be launched in early March. Deadline is expected to be 31 march 2020.

The Norwegian Cancer Society invites proposals for research projects focusing on personalized treatment in breast cancer patients.  Deadline: 31 March 2020.

ERA-CVD has announced a joint transnational call on prevention of vascular cognitive impairment through early detection of cardiovascular diseases. Deadline: 2nd April 2020.

The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) has launched a call for transnational networks in partnership with eight member countries; Canada, France, Italy, Latvia, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden. Deadline: 6 April 2020.

The EU Joint Programme – A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL) has 2 new calls within prevention of of obesity during early life and targeted nutrition for prevention and treatment of undernutrition in elderly. Deadlines on 3 and 7 April 2020.