Category Archives: Application deadlines

The announcement of Peder Sather funds for 2024 – 2025

The Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study annually announces funding for collaborative projects between Norwegian educational institutions and UC Berkeley (California). The Peder Sather funds offer a unique opportunity to establish collaborations at one of the top universities in the USA.

The application deadline in 2024 is April 1st.

Read more about the criteria and application process here:

Questions about the program and assistance in getting in touch with relevant individuals at UC Berkeley can be directed to

Tilskudd til StudentEntreprenørskap (STUD-ENT)

Er dere studenter ved et norsk universitet eller høyskole med en forretningside og har ambisjoner om å starte bedrift? Har dere undersøkt om det finnes et behov eller et marked for idéen? Har dere etablert et team som ønsker å jobbe med dette? Da kan dere søke inntil 1 million kroner i tilskudd til utvikling og kommersialisering av løsningen.

Det er nå åpent for å registrere nye søknader for 2024. Søknadsfrist er 29. februar.

STUD-ENT retter seg mot studenter som skal etablere egen bedrift basert på kunnskap fra studiene. Formålet er å lage en skalerbar og bærekraftig forretningsmodell rundt en forretningsidé, og utvikle nye løsninger som markedet etterspør.

Unfortunately the call text is only in Norwegian

RCN Collaborative Project to Meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges

Application type Collaborative and Knowledge-building Project
Application deadline 13 March 2024, 13:00 CET
Relevant thematic areas for this call

Cross-cutting topics

Enabling technologies

Target groups Research organisations
Funding scale NOK 4 000 000-20 000 000
Amount of funding presumed available for this call for proposals NOK 1 095 000 000
Project duration 24-48 months

Open call for the 2024-2025 Momentum Programme

This is a call for applications to the 6th UiB Momentum Programme. The application deadline is 17.00 on the 22 mars 2024. Information on eligibility criteria, the application process, admission requirements and participation in the programme is available online (link below).

Momentum is the UiB career development programme for early stage researchers at UiB who seek a career in academia.

Total 15 persons will be admitted, 3 of them from the Faculty of Medicine.

Global Health EDCTP3 Work Programme 2024 Published

The Global Health European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership 3 Joint Undertaking (GH EDCTP3 JU) has released its Work Programme for 2024.

In 2024, the GH EDCTP3 JU will distribute €140 million through two calls, which are planned to be launched on 18 January 2024, with a stage 1 deadline of 4 April 2024:

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Research and Training Grants from the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

Members of FEMS Member Societies can apply for our grants. Research and Training Grants assist early career scientists in pursuing research and training at a European host institution in a country other than their own country of residence (and exceptionally to support research and training projects outside Europe). These grants may be used to contribute to travel, accommodation and subsistence costs of making the visit. Support is limited to a maximum of €5000.

Applicants should be active microbiologists, having obtained their highest degree less than five years prior to the application deadline date or be a PhD student*. They should be a member of a FEMS Member Society. You can find a detailed overview of the requirements for this grant in the FEMS Grants Regulations.

UN Young Researcher’s Grant

Dear Colleagues,

The Task Force Student Mobility is pleased to announce an additional round of the UN Young Researcher’s Grant.

We are offering up to 20 scholarships of 1200€ each to students within the framework of the UN Young Researcher’s Grant.

Application Requirements:

  • Minimum length of stay: 4 weeks
  • Mobility must start between 1 May 2024 – 31 March 2025
  • Application deadline: 20th February (universities can set a different internal application deadline, so that nominated students can be sent to the Task Force before the 4th of March)
  • For the details and the application form, please refer to the UN website:

All UN universities are kindly asked to promote the mobility scheme among their students and young researchers.

Nomination of selected students:

  • The nomination of selected and ranked students should be completed online. Please refer to the nomination link provided.
  • Nomination deadline 4th March 2024
  • Scanned application documents should be sent by email to
  • ! Please note that it is possible to nominate no more than three students. If there is more than one selected student per institution, the home university must create a ranking, and selected students should be nominated in the ranking order.

Selection results:

  • Selection results will be available on the 19th March and sent out to all the nominated students and contact person for nominations in a copy.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact me by e-mail

Kind regards,



Rita Vienazindiene

Exchange Student Coordinator, International Relations Office

Vilnius University, Universiteto str. 3, LT-01513 Vilnius, Lithuania

FRIPRO: Free, bold and innovative research

Are you planning a FRIPRO proposal?
Do you want help from research advisors?
Register your plans 3 months ahead of the planned submission.
And remember: you can always discuss your plans with your research advisor

Researcher Project for Experienced Scientists (FRIPRO)

Researcher Project for Early Career Scientists (FRIPRO)

Three-year Researcher Project with International Mobility (FRIPRO)

EMBO Young Investigator Programme

The EMBO Young Investigator Programme supports life scientists who have been group leaders for less than four years at the time of application in setting up their laboratories. Young Investigators receive financial support for networking for four years and benefit from training opportunities, support for their lab members and mentoring. They become part of an international network of more than 700 current and former EMBO Young Investigators, Installation Grantees and Global Investigators.

This is an annual award and the next applications opens in February and close on April 1, 2024.

Call for Research Unit Proposals

The University of Bergen established the Norwegian Citizen Panel (NCP) 10 years ago, in 2013. Since the inception, the Digital Social Science Core Facility, DIGSSCORE, has supported 4-6 thematic research units who have organized most of the data collection in the NCP. These units have been central to the research infrastructure in many ways. They have ensured sustained attention to certain areas of research and have served as engines for new research projects. They have also helped incorporate new initiatives originating outside the units, advised early career researchers, and collaborated with national and international research partners.

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Transforming health and care systems (THCS)

The Research Council of Norway is announcing 2 000 000 euro to Norwegian researchers who want to participate in a European research collaboration for the healthcare of the future

The call aims to provide the necessary knowledge to build the health and care of the future. By providing this knowledge, the call aims to support the development of new and innovative solutions that can address the current and future challenges facing health and care systems. Furthermore, the call aims to support the implementation of innovative solutions on a larger scale. With research and innovation supporting the implementation of existing solutions, the call aims to accelerate the pace of change and make a positive impact on health and care systems in a more efficient way.

Amount participating by the Research Council: 2 000 000 euro (approx. NOK 22 500 000)

Deadline 13 June

Kreftforeningens hovedutlysning, Forskerprosjekt 2023 -Frist 26. 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 132 million).
  • Breast cancer (Pink ribbon, NOK 29 million).
  • Cancer with spread (Efforts against cancer, NOK 35 million).
  • Cancer research at institutions outside the big cities (NOK 24 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

Transforming health and care systems

Have you heard about the “Transforming health and care systems” call regarding European research collaboration for the healthcare of the future?

The objectives of the call for proposals are quite broad, so that many activities can fit in:

  1. Providing the necessary knowledge to build the health care of the future.
  2. Supporting the implementation of innovative solutions on a larger scale.

The Research Council of Norway is announcing 2 000 000 euro to Norwegian researchers who want to participate in this European research collaboration. More information you can find here.

Interested in innovation? Get up to NOK 500 000 and help to develop your idea

Good ideas occur everywhere at the University of Bergen, and with UiB idé students and researchers  can test and develop their innovation ideas. Students can get up to NOK 100 000, and researchers NOK 500 000. You will also get advice from professional advisers. The application deadline is April 30th. Read more about the program at and join the UiB idé vors for students April 12. You can also apply for a maximum of NOK 25 000 through UiB tidleg idé, and applications can be filed anytime. For more information contact


Dear all!

It is time for the allocation of small research funds (SMÅFORSK). The funds are a joint effort between NFR and UiB. The intention is that the funds should be given to research groups that have not received large grants so that they can start new projects. It can be applied to cover expenses for travel, seminars, courses, materials, technical-administrative assistance and other operating costs.

Requirements for application and criteria for allocation:

– The funds go to researchers who do not have large operating assets already.
– The size of the individual grants is between 15 000-150 000 NOK.
– The funds must be used by 2023 and cannot be transferred to 2024.
– Recipients must be active researchers in a permanent scientific position at K2, Prof. II or II.
– Recipients must have applied for external funds in recent years.

All permanent scientific employees (including scientific employees in 10-50% position) at K2 can apply. It is done via this link. Deadline is 27.3.2023.

Then there will also be an infrastructure announcement from NFR this year, the guidelines are still unresolved. However, the faculty wants a survey of the applications with a deadline of 17 April on this form.

Have a nice weekend!

Silke Appel

Apply for funding from the Nordic Gender Equality Fund

The Nordic Gender Equality Fund provides funding for collaborative projects that promote gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers issues an annual call for funding applications for projects involving at least three organisations from at least three Nordic countries. This year, applications will be accepted between 1 March and 3 April.

Belmont Forum call for international cooperation on climate, environment and health

The Research Council of Norway contributes with NOK 15 million to Norwegian project participants and their partners in low and lower middle income countries (LLMICs).

The purpose of the call is to improve understanding among the climate, environment, and health pathways to protect and promote ecological, planetary, and human health in the face of climate challenges.—belmont-forum-utlysning/