Funding for cooperation in higher education

Programme for cooperation on higher education with Russia (Russlandsprogrammet) (Link in Norwegian)
The program for cooperation on higher education with Russia provides support for cooperation between universities and colleges in Russia and Norway. (More information will be available on SIUs websites in August.)Deadline: 1 November 2017

Funding for cooperation in higher education

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UTFORSK Brazil – Joint call for SIU and CAPES (Link in Norwegian)
As part of UTFORSK, SIU provides support for collaborative projects between higher education institutions in Brazil and Norway through joint announcements with the government agency CAPES in Brazil. Deadline: 11 September 2017

Project establishment funds for Erasmus+ Projects (Link in Norwegian)
Funds to support the development of Erasmus+ projects within the following actions: 1) Knowledge alliances, 2) Sector alliances, 3) Capacity building, 4) Joint degrees, 5) Jean Monnet, and 6) Sports. Deadline: 1 November 2016 (15.00)

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Forskningsrådet
Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
FORNY2020 The main objective of FORNY2020 is increased commercialization of promising research results from publicly funded research institutions.
Deadline: 11 October 2017

astma-og-allergiforbundet
The Research Fund for Asthma and Allergy aims to promote research in the asthma and allergy sectors. In 2017, the fund will award NOK 500,000 to research projects and pilot projects. Criteria for application: 1) Promote research in the asthma and allergy sectors 2) Projects with focus on children will have some priority 3) Maximum application amount is NOK 150 000.
Deadline: 15 September 2017

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The Olav Thon Foundation – support for Nordic research projects in medicine 2018 supports research projects that have focus on either 1) mechanisms of antibiotic resistance or 2) development of new antibiotics or 3) strategies to combat antibiotic resistance.
Deadline: 15 September 2017

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Upcoming call Centre for Advanced Study (CAS)  The agreement between UiB and CAS gives researchers with a permanent scientific position an opportunity to apply for their own research group for a one-year stay at the center.  They choose their own theme and specialization, and invite researchers from all over the world to participate in the project.
Deadline: January 2018

Funding for Cooperation in higher education

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Utlysning av Norgesuniversitetets prosjektmidler 2018-2019.
UiB inviterer forskermiljø som er interessert i å søke prosjektmidler til søknadsseminar onsdag 30. august 2017 fra kl. 09.00 – 10.30. Vi minner om at frist for å sende inn søknad til Norgesuniversitetet er 20. oktober 2017. Rektor/universitetsdirektør er formell søker for prosjektmidlene, og skal i et følgeskriv kommentere hvert prosjekt med tanke på strategisk relevans i UiB sitt arbeid med digitalisering av utdanningene. Det er derfor satt en intern frist for innlevering av søknad 10. oktober 2017. UiB trenger å ha kjennskap til alle miljø som ønsker å søke om prosjektmidler, uavhengig av om de har mulighet til å møte på søkerseminaret 30.august. Fagmiljø som vurderer å søke støtte blir bedt om å ta kontakt med Bjørg Hildeskår, Bjorg.hildeskar@uib.no.

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NordForsk – Nordic Centre of Excellence – New learning and teaching environments and practices
NordForsk’s Education for Tomorrow is announcing NOK 25 million in funding for one Nordic Centre of Excellence (NCoE). The focus of the NCoE may be early childhood education and care, primary education or teacher education, or combinations of these contexts.
Deadline: 13 September 2017 (14:00)

Partnership Programme for North America
The program provides support for scientifically founded cooperation, aimed at long-term and institutional anchored cooperation relations with Canada and the United States
Deadline: 22 September 2017

Eurasia Programme
The Eurasia Programme supports project cooperation between institutions in Norway and Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Information webinar: 31 August 2017
Deadline: 22 September 2017 (15:00)

InternAbroad  (Link in Norwegian)
InternAbroad aims to facilitate increase use if internship mobility for students from Norway. This is the first call for this programme.
Information webinar: 31 August 2017
Deadline: 22 September 2017 (15:00)

UTFORSK Partnership Programme – two-year projects
The UTFORSK Partnership Programme supports project cooperation between higher education institutions in Norway and higher education institutions in Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and South Africa.
Information webinar: 25 April 2017
Deadline: 22 September 2017

Research and Innovation in the Educational Sector (FINNUT)

  • Announced: 72 million NOK for research project about and for the education sector (final call on 10 October 2017). Funding available for research projects that will contribute to the renewal of education research through international and interdisciplinary research cooperation.
    Deadline: 22 November 2017 (13:00)
  • Announced: 24 million NOK for young research talents about and for the education sector (final call on 10 October 2017). Funding available for young researchers with research projects that can contribute to the renewal and development of education research.  The program for cooperation on higher education with Russia provides support for cooperation between universities and colleges in Russia and Norway. (More information will be available on SIUs websites in August.)
    Deadline: 23 October 2017

Programme for coopeation on higher education with Russia (Russlandsprogrammet)
Deadline: 22 November 2017 (13:00)

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Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
IS-DAAD: researcher exchange with Germany. Funding is available for short-term visits in Germany for the purpose of launching and developing new joint research Projects.
Deadline: 6 September 2017

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European Research Council (ERC):
Advanced Grants: are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2017

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Call for Joint Action Working Groups on diet-related chronic diseases
By establishing working groups the JPI HDHL aims to support transnational cooperation and communication between individual researchers, research groups and research organisations in order to merge knowledge, data and research results. The output of the working groups will be white papers, prospective views, guidelines, or best practice frameworks of value to the wider research community and with societal impact.
Deadline: 29 August 2017

Utlysning av stipendmidler for Erasmus+ ansattmobilitet 2017/2018

Universitetet i Bergen har fått tildelt mobilitetsmidler gjennom Erasmusprogrammet. Programmet har stipendmidler for ansatte (ansattutveksling), i tillegg til studentstipend. Ansattutveksling omfatter alle typer stillingskategorier, både tekniske-, administrative- og vitenskapelig ansatte.

Se mer informasjon i utsendt brev i ePhorte. Du finner også informasjon om ansattutveksling ved UiB her.

Funding for Cooperation in higher education

Utlysning av stipendmidler for Erasmus+ undervisningsmobilitet 2017/2018


Universitetet har fått tildelt mobilitetsmidler gjennom Erasmusprogrammet. Programmet har stipendmidler for ansatte til undervisning ved europeiske samarbeidsuniversitet (undervisningsmobilitet), i tillegg til studentstipend. For 2017/2018 har UiB fått tildelt midler til å gjennomføre 27 undervisningsmobiliteter.
Fristene for å søke om stipend til undervisningsutveksling er 20. august og 20. januar.
Mer informasjon og søknadsprosedyre finner du her. Se også informasjon på UiBs nettsider.

Nye utlysninger

Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
Aurora mobility grants for researcher exchange with France Scientific staff/groups of researchers at Norwegian institutions may seek funding for short-term stays in France to launch and develop joint research projects.
Deadline: 6 September 2017

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European Research Council (ERC):
Financial support to submit a new ERC grant proposal The Research Council is offering up to NOK 500 000 in support to applicants who submit a new proposal within two years of submitting the original one.

b) Starting Grants: Upcoming Call
Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The ERC Starting Grant could be for you.
Deadline: 17 October 2017 (the date could still change a little)

c) Synergy Grant: The objective of the Synergy Grant is to enable a small group of principal investigators and their teams to bring together complementary skills, knowledge and resources in new ways, in order to jointly address research problems up to 6 years. (more information to come)
Deadline: 14 November 2017

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University of Bergen (UiB):
PES and POS (Project establishment support) and POS (posisjoneringsmidler) for Horizon2020 applicants (Norges Forskningsråd/UiB): open-ended during Horizon2020 Call period. Each H2020 coordinator-submitted, and formally approved/eligible proposal, will receive a PES grant without submitting a PES-application. Each submitted and formally approved/eligible partner proposal will receive a minimum of NOK 20,000 without submitting a PES-Application.

You can apply for POS support by filling in POS application form (which is given on the above linked page) and sending it to Kristin.Hansen@uib.no.

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Scholarship for research stay abroad for PhD candidates and Post Doctors
The offer for a scholarship for research stays abroad applies to PhD candidates and Post Doctors in projects with full or partial funding for the Research Council for a minimum of 24 months. The research stays abroad may last for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months.
Deadline: continuing

Nærings-ph.d. (Industrial PhD)
The overall objectives are to increase the recruitment of researchers to Norwegian industry, to boost long-term competence building and increase research efforts in business and industry and to enhance interaction between academia and industry.
Overseas research grants under the Industrial PhD Scheme
Deadline: Continuing

Offentlig ph.d. (OFFPHD)
The overall objectives are to increase long-term and relevant capacity building and research in the public sector, increase recruitment of researchers to the public sector and promote greater interaction between academia and the public sector.
Overseas research grants under the Public PhD Scheme (Link in Norwegian)
Deadline: Continuing

Nye utlysninger

Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
Research Program on Sickness Absence, Work and Health (SYKEFRAVÆR) The programme is announcing funding for research on the role that competence and skills play in promoting inclusion in working life, and the connections between insufficient skills and health. There is a particular need for studies that shed light on measures that can increase inclusion in working life for people with health challenges.
Deadline: 6 September 2017

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European Research Council (ERC): 
Advanced Grants: are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2017, call opens 16 May 2017

Financial support to submit a new ERC grant proposal The Research Council is offering up to NOK 500 000 in support to applicants who submit a new proposal within two years of submitting the original one.

Starting Grants Upcoming call, Expected opening Summer 2017
Are you a talented early-career scientist who has already produced excellent supervised work, is ready to work independently and shows potential to be a research leader? The ERC Starting Grant could be for you.

Twinning WIDESPREAD-05-2017: The specific challenge is to address networking gaps and deficiencies between the research institutions of the Widening countries and internationally-leading counterparts at EU level. CSA Coordination and support action.
Deadline: 15 November 2017

Nye utlysninger

Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
FRIPRO funds bottom-up, basic research with bold hypotheses. 4 types of research application: FRIMEDBIO Toppforsk, Researcher Project, Young Research Talents, FRIMEDBIO mobility grant.
Deadline: 24 May

INTPART International partnerships for excellent education, research and innovation: The objective of the INTPART programme is to develop world-class research and education in Norway through long term international cooperation. The programme will create a framework for expanding cooperation between academic groups.
Deadline: 24 May

Horizon2020

Horizon 2020:
Supporting Member States in mainstreaming health promotion and disease prevention in health and educational settings. This action aims to communicate the potential of health promotion and disease prevention and health determinants in the Member States and to increase the commitment of public authorities to this topic. A workshop (and a conference) to update knowledge and good practice will be organised, with the participation of the main medical faculties and the Chief Medical Officers of all Member States.
Deadline: 15 June 2017

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The Leo Foundation The LEO Foundation supports international dermatological research projects and activities that address issues in disease understanding, disease treatment, disease awareness and patient wellbeing. Typical projects and activities are international studies, scientific symposia, science-based knowledge dissemination and awareness campaigns.

Deadline: 11 August 2017, 6 October 2017

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Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
BIONÆR (Sustainable Innovation in Food and Bio-based Industries) has open call for mandatory outlines for Researcher Projects. One of the thematic areas: ensure food security, food safety (including animal welfare and animal and plant health), and safe and healthy Food.
Deadline: 3 May

FRIPRO funds bottom-up, basic research with bold hypotheses. 4 types of research application: FRIMEDBIO Toppforsk, Researcher Project, Young Research Talents, FRIMEDBIO mobility grant.
Deadline: 24 May

FORKOMMUNE: call for pre-projects for innovation and networks in the municipal sector.  The projects under the FORKOMMUNE programme must promote research-supported innovation through interaction between the public sector and research institutions.
Deadline: 24 May

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Horizon 2020:
Individual Fellowships (IF): aims to help experienced researchers to advance their careers and gain new skills through advanced training, international mobility, and optional intersectoral secondments. The host organization can  be universities and research institutes in addition to a company or other non-academic sector organizations.
Deadline: 14 September 2017

Information event: MSCA individual fellowships (IF), 23 May, Bristol

Horizon 2020 Webinar: What is the Programme «Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation (SEWP)» About? 15 May, 14:00-15:00

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Horizon 2020 – several Calls
The COFUND: aims at stimulating regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers’ training, mobility and career Development.
Deadline: 28 September 2017

The Division of Research Administration organises MSCA road-show 2017. The goal is to identify potential researchers, research groups for the coming ITN, IF applications. The division will visit our faculty in week 18. For more information please contact Emmanuel Babatunde.

The Third EU Health Programme is the main instrument that the Commission uses to implement the EU Health Strategy. Call for proposals for Pilot Projects on the following topic: Supporting Member States in mainstreaming health promotion and disease prevention in health and educational settings
Deadline: 15 June 2017

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation
a) Project grants within basic and clinical research in endocrinology and metabolism. The objective of this call is to support young and promising researchers as well as established scientists, to carry out research projects of 1 to 3 years’ duration. Additionally, the best application received in this call may be selected for the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s “Advanced Grant”.
Deadline: 1 June 2017

b) Postdoctoral fellowship program within endocrinology/metabolism at international elite research environments. The fellowship offers an opportunity to carry out a research project where a minimum of 3 years are dedicated to work at a university, hospital or other research institution abroad, followed by up to 1 year at a university, hospital or other research institution in a Nordic country.
Deadline: 21 June 2017

Funding for Cooperation in higher education

Project Development Funds for Erasmus+ projects (Link in Norwegian)
The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) invites institutions, organizations and companies who want to develop projects within the following six centralized measures under Erasmus + to apply for project establishment: 1) Knowledge Alliances 2) Sector Alliances 3) Capacity building, 4) Joint degrees, 5) Jean Monnet and 6) Sports.
Deadline: 1 June 2017 / 1 November 2017 (15:00)

Partnership Programme for North America (Link in Norwegian)
The program provides support for scientifically founded cooperation, aimed at long-term and institutional anchored cooperation relations with Canada and the United States
Deadline: 22 September 2017

Nye utlysninger

Forskningsrådet

Research Council of Norway (Forskningsrådet NFR):
FRIPRO funds bottom-up, basic research with bold hypotheses. 4 types of research application: FRIPRO Toppforsk Researcher Project, Young Research Talents, FRIPRO mobility grant.
Deadline: 24 May, and it will be possible to create an application from 12 April.

NANO2021: Nanotechnology, microtechnology and advanced materials for better health and new medical Technologies.
Deadline: 24 May

Horizon2020

Horizon 2020:
European Research Council (ERC) Frontier research grants
New Advanced Grants: are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2017, call opens 16 May 2017

Horizon 2020 – Complementary Calls:
IMI published topics that are under consideration for inclusion for the next IMI calls 

  • Development and validation of technology enabled, quantitative and sensitive measures of functional decline in people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease (RADAR-AD)
  • Fairification of IMI and EFPIA data
  • Development of sensitive and validated clinical endpoints in primary Sjögren’s syndrome
  • European screening centre: unique library for attractive biology
  • Exploitation of IMI project results

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UiB:
SPIRE Local funds aimed at stimulating research and educational collaboration with partners in the University’s international network and Nordic centers (China, India and South Africa), as well as with partners in Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS countries) and Japan.
Deadline: 5 May 2017

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NordForsk:
Call is open! Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research: The aim is to support the next generation of researchers utilising data from Nordic registers in health and welfare research, by providing high-quality education and training as well as networking platforms.
Deadline: 21 June 2017

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The Norwegian Cancer Society
Pre-announcement: Open Call 2017 for cancer research projects within all research topics under the Norwegian Cancer Society’s aims.
Deadline: 1 June 2017, call opens mid-April

The Sjöberg Prize 2018

The Norwegian Cancer Society has been contacted by the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to inform you about the opportunity to nominate candidates for The Sjöberg Prize 2018.
The Sjöberg Prize for cancer research amounts to 1 mill US dollars and is awarded to scientists who are conducting high-quality cancer research.

For more information about the Sjöberg Prize 2018 and the nomination procedure, click here.
The deadline for nominations is 15 May 2017.