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NOK 38 million towards research on personalised paediatric cancer treatment

NOK 38 million towards research on personalised paediatric cancer treatment

16.05.2018

NordForsk, the Norwegian Cancer Society and the Research Council of Norway are collaborating on a call for proposals in the area of personalised cancer treatment for children. The call for Nordic Clinical Trial Projects on Paediatric Cancer Treatment has a total budget of NOK 38 million and the grant application deadline is 3 October 2018.

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National and International recognition for NordAqua-leader

National and International recognition for NordAqua-leader

16.05.2018

Professor Eva-Mari Aro elected Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences and awarded the 2018 Academy Award by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters.

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The Nordic Language Processing Laboratory

The Nordic Language Processing Laboratory

04.05.2018

The Nordic Language Processing Laboratory (NLPL) is a Nordic collaborative research project under the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC). The project is seeking to train the next generation of scientists to work on the language technology on which services such as Google Translate and Siri (Apple’s speech-recognition programme) are based.

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Working to provide easier access to data

Working to provide easier access to data

05.04.2018

In 2015 NordForsk awarded NOK 14 million for a research project to be conducted jointly by the Nordic national statistical institutes (NSI’s). The project, Nordic Microdata Access Network (NordMAN), seeks to establish a single pan-Nordic solution to facilitate researcher access to the Nordic microdata compiled for statistical purposes, and to provide an overview of the existing Nordic registers.

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Historic Nordic initiative in personalised medicine

Historic Nordic initiative in personalised medicine

23.03.2018

Personalised medicine is an interdisciplinary research field that will drive the Nordic research and innovation agenda in the years to come. Innovation Fund Denmark, Innovaatiorahoituskeskus Business Finland, the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNÍS), the Research Council of Norway, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova) and NordForsk are therefore collaborating on a call for proposals to fund Nordic projects targeted towards wider implementation of personalised medicine. Innovations in Personalised Medicine: Towards implementation of personalised medicine in health care has a budget of EUR 15 million, and an application deadline of 4 September 2018.

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