Daily Archives: Thursday May 2nd, 2024

IHI future calls for proposals

We publish draft information on future call topics a few months ahead of the official call launch. We do this to give you additional time to find or build a consortium and prepare a strong proposal. Note that as draft topics are still under development, the texts may change considerably between the versions published here and the call launch, and you should always check the final, approved topic texts once the calls are launched.

Just published – draft topics for IHI call 8

The following topics are under consideration for inclusion in IHI call 8, a two-stage call which will be launched in the coming months:


Meet the European Research Council (ERC): Frontier Research in Norway

Join us for an exclusive event dedicated to excellent research!
26 June, 09.45–13.45 in the University Aula, Bergen

The University of Bergen (UiB) is proud to welcome the President and Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) to Bergen.

We extend an open invitation to the entire research community to participate in this open event in the University Aula, where you will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore the significant role of excellent research in Norway and Europe through a panel dialogue featuring the ERC President, the President of the Norwegian Research Council and UiB’s Rector.
  • Gain insight into the ERC’s perspectives, including trends, future developments, and principles guiding the work of the ERC Vice Presidents, across different research domains.
  • Hear firsthand from ERC-funded researchers about their pioneering accomplishments and get invaluable insights into their journeys.  Learn how ERC grants can elevate your career and research with substantial funding opportunities for different career stages.

You are welcome to engage with ERC representatives, speakers and colleagues in plenary sessions and in the networking breaks and during lunch.

Please find the programme and practical information here:

Meet the ERC: Frontier Research in Norway

Please register here – both for on-site and online participation. There is a limited number of seats.

Join the FRIPRO workshops!

The University of Bergen (UiB) has launched “FRIPRO-løftet” this spring, which consists of two workshops and an FRIPRO application reading day. The aim is to equip UiB researchers with the necessary tools to enhance their chances of securing funding through FRIPRO from The Research Council of Norway.

These workshops cater to researchers at all career stages who are considering applying for support from FRIPRO. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and practical training, the Division of Research and Innovation, along with local advisors, will provide insights into the concepts of “impact” and “implementation” within the context of FRIPRO.

The FRIPRO-løftet comprises three parts: