NordForsk: Funding Programs

About NordForsk:

NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for and facilitates Nordic cooperation on research and research infrastructure.

NordForsk finances and administers research programs that allow it to join national research groups and facilitates research programs of the highest scientific standard.

Activities and operations: 

NordForsk aims to increase the consistency, effect and productivity of Nordic research cooperation

Aquaculture is a growing global business, which faces many facets of sustainability challenges. The overarching aim of the Programme is to generate knowledge and solutions for sustainable land-based and marine salmonid aquaculture in the Nordic countries.

The Joint Nordic Initiative on Arctic Research has been established to generate new insight into the challenges and new opportunities confronting the Arctic region.

The objective of the Nordic Bioeconomy Programme is to generate new knowledge on how to promote and advance the transition to a bioeconomy-based society in the Nordic countries.

The overarching aim of the programme is to combine and integrate knowledge-based, digital innovation efforts with research on the related effects and impact on society and end-users.

The aim of the thematic programme Education for Tomorrow is to generate new knowledge about the Nordic educational systems that will better equip them to meet the needs of society.

The Nordic region is the European leader in gender equality, but when it comes to leadership positions in research and innovation, men dominate just as widely here as in the rest of Europe.

Nordic Innovation, NordForsk and Nordic Energy Research have joined forces on this research and innovation programme with the aim of accelerating the transition towards a sustainable Nordic society.

Find out the rest of their activities here.

Funding Opportunities:

Eligibility: The proposed research collaboration must produce Nordic added value, i.e. increase the value of current research operations in the five Nordic nations, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as in the autonomous regions of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and the Aaland Islands.

To find out about the current and open calls follow this website

1. The NordForsk website, 

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