The overall aim of the programme is to produce new knowledge on how to foster and advance the transition to a bio-based economy in the Nordic countries by integrating research, innovation and entrepreneurship in the private and public sectors.
The Joint Nordic Neutron Science Programme focuses on competence-building in the field of neutron science. The programme is now issuing its first call for proposals, “Capacity-building projects”, under which a total of NOK 10 million is available for allocation to Nordic researchers. The application deadline is 3 February 2016.
NordForsk, together with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is issuing a call for proposals within the Nordic Societal Security Programme. Application deadline is 15 March 2016.
NordForsk is now announcing the third call under the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare. This call is targeted towards establishing infrastructures based on Nordic registers of socio-economic and health–related data in order to facilitate cross-border research that addresses societal challenges.
Society has much to gain from enhancing the effectiveness of the health sector, and funding is now available for research projects aimed at developing innovative products, services and concepts that can be implemented in a practical manner in the health and welfare systems.
The programme will be cross-disciplinary and will strengthen the knowledge base within Arctic research in a broad sense, thereby supporting integrated research efforts in health and medicine, humanities and social sciences, and natural sciences and technology.
The Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare seeks to meet the need for increased Nordic research cooperation within health and welfare. Funding is available for research projects addressing inequalities in the distribution of health and welfare.
Nordic Trial Alliance aims to increase the number of clinical trials in the Nordic region. A call has been issued with 6 million Norwegian kroner aimed to support ongoing Nordic clinical research studies or expansion of ongoing national studies into Nordic ones.