Funding available for Nordic Centres of Excellence in Arctic research

Ilulissat, Greenland. Foto: Silje Bergum Kinsten/norden.org

Funding available for Nordic Centres of Excellence in Arctic research

21.10.2014
NordForsk is announcing funding for the establishment of three to four Nordic Centres of Excellence (NCoE) in Arctic research.

The call for proposals is being issued under the joint Nordic programme “Responsible Development of the Arctic: Opportunities and Challenges - Pathways to Action”.

The programme is funded by NordForsk, the Swedish Research Council, the Research Council of Norway, the Academy of Finland, the Danish Ministry for Higher Education and Science, the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS), and Greenland.

A total of approximately NOK 85 million in funding is available for outstanding interdisciplinary research on key challenges and opportunities in the Arctic. The maximum amount that may be sought for each NCoE is NOK 30 million.

Apply for funding for the establishment of NCoEs in Arctic research. The application deadline for this call for proposals is 4 March 2015, 14.00 CET.

More information about the programme “Responsible Development of the Arctic: Opportunities and Challenges - Pathways to Action”.

Contact information

Head of Arctic Affairs, tel: +47 905 37 041


Tekst: Tor Martin Nilsen  Foto: Silje Bergum Kinsten/norden.org

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