The Research Council of Norway Company Profile

16:26 EDT 19th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Research Council of Norway is a national strategic body and funding agency for research and innovation activities. The Research Council covers all fields of research and innovation and works together with research institutions as well as the private and public sectors to reach the national financial goals and quality targets set in this area.
The Research Council plays a vital role in developing and implementing the country's national research strategy. It acts as

a government adviser, identifying present and future needs for knowledge and research, and recommending national priorities;
a funding agency for research programmes and independent projects, strategic programmes at research institutions, and Norwegian participation in international research activities. The Research Council has an annual budget of some NOK 4,5 billion and utilises specifically-targeted funding schemes to help translate national research policy goals into action.
a co-ordinator, initiating networks and promoting co-operation between research institutions, ministries, business and industry, public agencies and enterprises, other sources of funding, and users of research.
The Research Council comprises three research divisions, one division for administrative affairs and one international unit organised directly under the Director General.


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ISPOR council to raise patient voice in healthcare research, decision making

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Substantial funding for the development of cutting-edge materials

(Graz University of Technology) Paolo Falcaro has secured a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for his research into microporous crystals, known as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), at ...

Heir to Norway's throne watches its kings of Olympic skiing

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Inadvertently, the Crown Prince of Norway picked a good day to head up the mountain to watch Alpine skiing.

Norway Calling All US And UK Tech Hipsters

Norway is one of the world’s best kept tech secrets that is now out, and it starting to spread and attracting software developers and investors from around the world.

Blood test could quickly predict if the drug palbociclib will help breast cancer patients

(Medical Research Council) A new study has found a blood test for cancer DNA could predict if a woman is responding to the breast cancer drug palbociclib, months earlier than current tests. Scientists...

Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired

The move follows mass resignations from the council in June.

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Author Correction: Induced unconventional superconductivity on the surface states of Bi2Te3 topological insulator.

The original version of this Article omitted the following from the Acknowledgements:"This work was partly supported by the Research Council of Norway through its Centres of Excellence funding scheme,...

Key decisions from BVA Council.

It was a busy agenda for the first BVA Council meeting of the Association year, as BVA's Head of Policy and Governance Amelia Findon reports.

Cardiovascular Research Onlife talks with Dr Leonardo Sacconi, 2017 Outstanding Investigator award of the European Society of Cardiology council for Basic Cardiovascular Sciences.

General practitioners' strategies in consultations with immigrants in Norway-practice-based shared reflections among participants in focus groups.

Immigrants comprise 16.8% of the population in Norway and meet General Practitioners (GPs) as their first point of contact with most health care services as do others in Norway. While Norwegian GPs ar...

An epidemic of meningococcal disease in children in North Norway in the 1970s and 1980s was dominated by a hypervirulent group B strain.

We examined children hospitalised for invasive meningococcal disease, a leading cause of paediatric sepsis, in Troms county, North Norway, from 1973-2016, including the epidemic in the 1970s and 1980s...

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Brain Metastases in Norway

The overall aim and primary outcome of this study will be a descriptive analysis of the current treatment practice of BM in Norway. Specifically, it may give answers to the following resea...

Inspiratory Muscle Training for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder

This study is a randomized controlled trial with the aim of evaluating the effect of homebased inspiratory muscle training (IMT) for patients with COPD in Norway. The intervention group wi...

Trends in Prevalence and Comorbidities of Children With Cerebral Palsy in Norway

Many studies have reported that the prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) has been relatively stable and is mainly due to events before birth and therefore cannot be prevented. However, these ...

Weight Loss and Changes in Cardiovascular Risk Markers With a Low Glycemic Diet Compared With a Standard Diet

Overweight and obesity is increasing in most countries, including Norway, and the optimal diet for reducing weight is under discussion. The present study in overweight and moderate obese i...

NAS-NRC Twin Registry

To continue a registry of World War II veteran twins maintained by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council (NAS-NRC).

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