Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Research to strengthen knowledge-based management of the Barents Sea

All proposed projects must incorporate direct scientific collaboration between Norwegian and Russian research groups.

Joint projects and submission of grant proposals

This is the first joint call issued under the new Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Collaboration (2011) between the Research Council and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR). Norwegian participants are to seek funding for their part of the project from the Research Council, while their Russian will counterparts seek funding from the RFBR for theirs.

Seagulls

A budget framework of NOK 4 million per year for three years is available to Norwegian partners in joint research projects.

The call for Norwegian proposals is available at the Research Council website.

The application deadline is 5 September 2012.

Vital Norwegian-Russian cooperation

 Fridtjof Unander

Fridtjof Undander

“This joint call will help to strengthen research cooperation between Norway and Russia in an area of vital importance to environmental well-being and economic development in the region,” says Fridtjof Unander, Executive Director of the Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment at the Research Council.

Norway and Russia both have responsibilities relating to environmental and resource management of the Barents Sea. The countries have a longstanding tradition of cooperation on environmental and fisheries resources, and the joint projects will help to expand cooperation on the development of petroleum resources as well.

 

Related news

Latest news

The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi

The question of bunkering availability is still a major stumbling block for...

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

“At the same time, our industry is under increasing societal and regulatory pressure to reduce the environmental impact of vessels. 

Biggest feed barge delivery ever

At the shipyard in Gdynia Poland, 7 feed barges were recently loaded onboard the vessel Jumbo Vision. The barges are destined for Canada and will be operational this summer. 

Max Planck and CMR cooperation

Scientists at Christian Michelsen Research are currently developing, together with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Iron Research (Germany), the Field Kelvin Probe (FKP). This FKP will enable contactless detect...

Consilium equips 48 buildings in Galway, Ireland, with lifesaving panels

Consilium Building Safety has received a strategical order from our Irish distributor...

CADCAM options for the open-minded

“Naval architects log into the Vestdavit digital library and can download exactly what they need within a couple of minutes,

DNV GL COMPIT Award 2017 for smart underwater robotics

Marco Bibuli was announced as the winner of the DNV GL COMPIT Award 2017, which took place in Cardiff this year. The Italian maritime robotics expert, working at the Italian research centre CNR-ISSIA in Genova, was honoure...

Record Number Applications for the Innovation Award!

A total of 28 applications for the Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Award, – which includes a check for NOK 100 000 – has been received by the deadline the 1st of May. This represents a 36% increase from record year ...

Midt-Norsk Havbruk and Plastsveis enter into agreement to build smolt facility

“We have followed the development of technology for smolt production carefully for several years,