Funding Opportunities

Before you seek a grant, you will need information about the options available. The calendar provides information on funding calls for you on national and international opportunities.

Procedures to be followed

All proposals/applications must be reported internally by submitting their details at least 4 weeks before the call's deadline. 

The information about your application will reach the highest authorized signatory and the finance office. Please note in case you fail to submit your application/project details, it will delay relevant processes and award set up. Your application still has to be approved by your supervisor.



Time: Sep. 1, 2020 10:00 AMDec. 31, 2025 11:00 AM

The purpose is to undertake initial investigations into the commercial potential of research results that aim to clarify which course to pursue as regards the direction of research, technology development or strategic decisions. The results from a completed Qualification Project will often form the basis for decisions on the subsequent course of commercialisation. Deadline: Open-ended.

Link to the call

Time: Jan. 1, 2021 1:00 PMDec. 31, 2022 1:00 PM

Horizon Europe supports research and innovation especially through work programmes, which set out funding opportunities for research and innovation activities. 

Link to the HE work programmes


Time: Dec. 7, 20211:00 PM

JSPS 'Mobility Program seeks to establish and expand the contact between Norwegian and Japanese research institutions. The researcher exchange is based on a collaboration agreement between JSPS and the Research Council of Norway.

Link to the call

Time: Dec. 31, 2021 12:00 PM12:00 PM

Commercialization projects shall contribute to increase the commercial exploitation of publicly funded research in Norway. The purpose of a Proof-of-Concept Project is to reduce the project’s uncertainty relating to technology and the market.

Link to the call

Time: Jan. 13, 2022 12:00 PM12:00 PM

The European Research Council (ERC) has an application deadline for the 2022 Starting Grant: 13.01 2022.

Link to the call

Time: Feb. 2, 20221:00 PM

The Research Council of Noway has announced calls for the Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal (FRIPRO)

Link to the calls below

Time: Mar. 9, 2022 12:00 PM12:00 PM

MSCA Staff Exchange funds short-term international and inter-sectoral exchange of researchers, technical and administrative staff.

Link to the call

Time: Mar. 16, 20221:00 PM

Funding call for partnerships with Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, the USA, Germany and France. 

Link to the call

Time: Apr. 20, 202212:00 PM

The UTFORSK programme supports the establishment of long-term partnerships between Norway and Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, and the USA.

Link to the call

Time: Mar. 30, 2025 5:00 PM5:00 PM

Funding is available for researchers from other countries to carry out a research stay at a Norwegian research organisation. Deadline: open ended

Link to the call