An additional NOK 50 million per year has been awarded by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research for the Research Council of Norway's category Young Research Talent.
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The amount is being matched by the country's eight universities.
The money will be given to excellent young researchers and is part of the government's commitment to this particular group.
“This is another major boost for the Research Council's funding scheme for independent basic research projects (FRIPRO) and will give much-needed support to our young, talented researchers,” says Arvid Hallén, Director General of the Research Council.
If you would like to read the full press release, please visit The Research Council of Norway's website.