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Nearly 5 000 grant applications in 2011

The largest number of grant applications was submitted for the main deadline in June – 1 675 in all. Funding opportunities for independent projects, mobility grants and projects on new forms of energy were the most popularly sought.

Money Funding for independent projects

A whopping 435 applications for funding for independent projects in Medicine, Health Sciences and Biology were received in June 2011. Twenty-five of these projects were awarded grants totalling NOK 178 million. Two hundred and forty-four applications for funding for independent projects in Mathematics, Physical Science and Technology were submitted for the same deadline. Seventeen of these shared a funding pot of NOK 115 million.

Norway’s appeal growing

The number of applicants for international scholarships was very high as well. As many as 377 grant applications were submitted by the February deadline of the YGGDRASIL mobility programme (IS-MOBIL) for research stays in Norway for Ph.D. students and researchers from abroad, while 112 were submitted to the Leiv Eiriksson mobility programme for bilateral researcher exchange (IS-BILAT).

The large-scale programme Clean Energy for the Future (RENERGI) received a total of 280 grant applications in response to calls issued for three separate deadlines in 2011.

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