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The Research Council of Norway Company Profile

22:17 EST 18th November 2017 | 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.
Organisation
The Research Council comprises three research divisions, one division for administrative affairs and one international unit organised directly under the Director General.

Location

P.O Box 2700
St. Hanshaugen
Oslo
N-0131
Norway

Contact

Phone: 47 22 03 70 00
Fax: 47 22 03 70 01
Email: post@forskningsradet.no


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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...

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

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

Experiences With HDR-brachytherapy in Norway

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