The Research Council of Norway Company Profile

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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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Nordic Nanovector Updates on Clinical Trial Applications for Archer-1 and PARADIGME Trials in Norway

OSLO, Norway, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) has received feedback from the Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics (REK) in Norway with regard t...

The genes from Icelanda's first settlers reveal the origin of their population in detail

(Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)) In just over 1,000 years, Icelanders have gone through numerous changes in their gene pool, to the extent that Icelanda's first settlers, who came to the isl...

Nordic updates on CTA for Archer─1 and PARADIGME trials in Norway

Nordic Nanovector ASA has received feedback from the Regional Committees for Medical and Health Research Ethics (REK) in Norway with regard to the Clinical Trial Application (CTA) for the Archer─1 p...

Over £1M Secured from Medical Research Council to Support Academics Engaging with Industry

Working to increase collaboration between the healthcare sector and academia to drive translational biomedical research at the University of Leicester. The College of Life Sciences at the University o...

From mini-organs to ultrafast filming: ERC invests in early career researchers

(European Research Council) Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarde...

LSTM and TB Alliance collaborate to develop new TB therapies

(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) This new partnership is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to research drug regimens to fight drug-resistant tuberculosisLSTM and TB Alliance are c...

National Research Council of Canada signs cannabinoid biosynthesis agreement

InMed Pharmaceuticals signed an agreement with the National Research Council of Canada for cannabinoid biofermentation development.

#jobs #lifescience Council of Europe: Scientific Editor – English Language Publications       

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PubMed Articles [963 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Impact of fenofibrate on choroidal neovascularization formation and VEGF-C plus VEGFR-3 in Brown Norway rats.

This study aims to explore the possible role of fenofibrate in inhibiting choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in Brown Norway (BN) rats.

An Application of the Medical Research Council's Guidelines for Evaluating Complex Interventions: A Usability Study Assessing Smartphone-Connected Listening Devices in Adults With Hearing Loss.

The purpose of this study is to provide an example of the Medical Research Council's guidelines for evaluating complex health care interventions in the context of smartphone-connected listening device...

Serum perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and risk of asthma and various allergies in adolescents. The Tromsø study Fit Futures in Northern Norway.

Exposure to environmental pollutants may contribute to the development of asthma and other allergies. The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between asthma and other allergies ...

Commentary from the pediatric policy council 2018: the year of living dizzyingly.

Scientists on the Spot: The past, present, and future of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science.

Clinical Trials [1341 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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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The Research Council of Norway

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 toget...

Norsk Regnesentral

Norsk Regnesentral (Norwegian Computing Center, NR) is a private, independent, non-profit research foundation. NR is one of the technical and industrial research institutes in Norway. Research institu...

Sencel Bioinformatics AS

Sencel Bioinformatics was founded in June 2001 by Erling Seeberg and Torbjørn Rognes.The company's vision is to provide superior software tools to aid in genetic and genomic research and diagnostics....

Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council has a national responsibility to support and develop basic research in all disciplines. The goal is for Sweden to be a leading nation in scientific research.The Research C...


Online Services AS is an Internet and marketing company based in Oslo, Norway. We develop Internet solutions for the travel industry in Norway and Scandinavia and we cover most of the major destinatio...

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