Category Archives: Application deadlines

The Research Council Innovation Award

The Research Council’s Innovation Award is given to an individual, business or public entity that has achieved innovation through the strategic use of research. To be eligible, the candidate must have received Research Council funding.

For the award, we are always looking for candidates who are involved in moving boundaries for what is possible within a field. The winner receives honor and glory and half a million kroner. The money will be used for innovation activities.

New Horizon Europe calls

Horizon Europe work programme for 2023-24 in the health cluster has been published. Many interesting opportunities for K2 researchers to apply for Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) in all destinations:

  • Destination 1 – Staying healthy in a rapidly changing society
  • Destination 2. Living and working in a health-promoting environment
  • Destination 3. Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden
  • Destination 4. Ensuring access to innovative, sustainable and high-quality health care
  • Destination 5. Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies and digital solutions for a healthy society
  • Destination 6. Maintaining an innovative, sustainable and globally competitive health industry

Many pandemic related calls included. Also personalized medicine. Interdisciplinary approach and collaboration with social sciences and humanities (SSH) often requested. Contact your research advisor ( for more information.

Innovative Health Initiative launches new calls for proposals

The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has now launched IHI – calls 1 and 2.

IHI – call 1 is a single-stage call for proposals with the following topics:

  • Topic 1: An innovative decision-support system for improved care pathways for patients with neurodegenerative diseases and comorbidities
  • Topic 2: Next generation imaging and image-guided diagnosis and therapy for cancer
  • Topic 3: Personalised oncology: innovative people centred, multi-modal therapies against cancer
  • Topic 4: Access and integration of heterogeneous health data for improved healthcare in disease areas of high unmet public health need

Deadline for full proposals: 20 September 2022
Call web page:

IHI – call 2 is a two-stage call for proposals with the following topics:

  • Topic 1: Cardiovascular diseases – improved prediction, prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring
  • Topic 2: Setting up a harmonised methodology to promote uptake of early feasibility studies for clinical and innovation excellence in the European Union

Deadline for short proposals: 20 September 2022
Call web page:

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New research networks – medical and health research

COST is a European networking organization where most European countries (including Norway and all EU countries) are members. An important task for COST is to promote European research cooperation by initiating scientific networks (COST Actions). More information about COST can be found on their website .

In May 2022, it was decided to initiate 70 new COST networks. Networks within or relevant to medical and health research are listed in the table.

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EU Cancer Mission – calls for 2022 are now open!

EU Missions are a new way to bring concrete solutions to some of our greatest challenges. They have ambitious goals and will deliver tangible results by 2030. EU Missions are a novelty of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme for the years 2021-2027.

One of the relevant missions for researchers at our faculty is the Mission Cancer. It aims to improve the lives of more than 3 million people by 2030 through prevention, cure and for those affected by cancer including their families, to live longer and better.

The Mission Cancer calls 2022 are now open:
Improving and upscaling primary prevention of cancer through implementation research
Strengthening research capacities of Comprehensive Cancer Infrastructures
Pragmatic clinical trials to optimise treatments for patients with refractory cancers
Towards the creation of a European Cancer Patient Digital Centre
Establishing of national cancer mission hubs and creation of network to support the Mission on Cancer

Please contact if you are interested in one of the calls and would like to discuss.

Undervisningsdagen 18. mai !

Nå er programmet for Undervisningsdagen K1&K2 18. mai klart!

Tid: 18. mai kl. 12.00
Sted: Auditoriet i AHH, underetg.

12.00 Lunsj
12.45 Velkommen
12.50 Tegneskjermer og responsverktøy v/Øystein Ariansen Haaland
13.15 Fra idé til gjennomføring; utvikling av elektivt emne om gynekologisk ultralyd for medisinstudenter som ledd i universitetspedagogikk v/Jone Trovik
13.45 Pause
14.00 Utplassering i MED8 og særplass: Status og veien videre v/Trude Gundersen og Anne Berit Guttormsen
14.20 Fremtidig OSKE6 med økt antall studenter v/Eirik Søfteland
14.35 Merittering som fremragende underviser. Hvordan søker en? v/ Martin Biermann
15.00 Prisutdeling undervisningsprisene
15.15 Slutt

Det serveres lunsj kl. 12.00 som krever påmelding senest 12. mai. Meld deg på her.



Kreftforeningens hovedutlysning, Forskerprosjekt 2022 -Frist 31. mai

Open Call, Rosa sløyfe, Krefttak mot Kreft og geografisk spredning

The Cancer Society works to fight and prevent cancer, and to ensure the best possible life for cancer patients and their relatives. The Norwegian Cancer Society announces funding for research projects in these thematic areas:

  • Free cancer research (Open Call, NOK 130 million).
  • Breast cancer (Pink ribbon, NOK 28 million).
  • Cancer with spread (Efforts against cancer, NOK 20 million).
  • Cancer research at institutions outside the big cities (NOK 8 million).

For more information on this call:

Are you planning to apply to the Norwegian Cancer Society in 2022? Then you must fill in the form below:

Jeg planlegger å søke Kreftforeningen med frist 31. mai