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Increasing engagement in Nordic research funding collaboration

Increasing engagement in Nordic research funding collaboration

02.05.2019

“NordForsk’s new Open Invitation mechanism will play a key role in our future success,” says Lars Kloo, the new Chair of the NordForsk Board. He foresees increased involvement among Nordic research funders when the new mechanism is put into use.

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Call for proposals: Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities

Call for proposals: Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities

14.03.2019

NordForsk; the Academy of Finland; Formas, the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development; Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare; the Swedish Energy Agency and the Research Council of Norway are issuing a call for proposals under the Nordic Research Programme on Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities. The call has a budget of NOK 50 million and the deadline for the call for proposals is 4 June 2019.

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NordForsk committee seeks to enhance Nordic cooperation on research infrastructure

NordForsk committee seeks to enhance Nordic cooperation on research infrastructure

06.03.2019

Stakeholders taking part at a meeting in December with NordForsk’s Nordic Research Infrastructure Co-operation Committee (NRICC) in Oslo had a chance to discuss the status of Nordic research infrastructure cooperation as well as how best to facilitate and further expand such cooperation.

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Pre-announcement: Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities

Pre-announcement: Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities

04.03.2019

NordForsk, Academy of Finland, Formas, the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development, Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, the Swedish Energy Agency and the Research Council of Norway, are collaborating to fund research in the fields of sustainable urban development and smart cities. Four research projects with a budget of maximum NOK 12.5 million each will be funded. Tentatively, a call for proposals will be issued in 14 March 2019 with application deadline of 4 June 2019.

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Wide interest in Nordic registries at AAAS

Wide interest in Nordic registries at AAAS

04.03.2019

NordForsk organised a scientific session, Nordic Registers and Biobanks: A Goldmine for Precision Medicine Research at this year’s AAAS meeting, which was held in Washington D.C. The session addressed how the Nordic registries are used in research, and shed light on how Nordic research councils and policymakers work together to promote cross-border cooperation. Speaking at the session were Camilla Stoltenberg, Director General of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Paul Franks of Lund University and NordForsk's Maria Nilsson.

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