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NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

The Effects on Population Dynamical Key-Processes of a Changing Climate in Arctic Ecosystems

The present project aims at understanding and predicting how variations and changes in climate can affect key-processes that operate both on population dynamical and ecosystem level. More specifically, we will use long-term monitoring data on population d ynamics and population specific demograph...

Awarded: NOK 7.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Seasonal Predictability over the Arctic Region - exploring the role of boundary conditions

Thus far, seasonal prediction efforts have not made an optimal use of the information that is inherent in the inital states and memories of the cryosphere and the ocean. The impact of stratospheric events also needs to be considered in this context. The o bjective of the proposed project is to ex...

Awarded: NOK 7.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Preparing for a rainy day: Configuring climate science for future society

The project will investigate how climate change issues are being understood and appropriated in different strategically important sectors of society, both on local, regional and national level and with a broad geographical diversification. The project wil l focus on climate change management in t...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Liberal Peace and the Ethics of Peacebuilding Towards the integration of ethics in peacebuilding research

An increasing amount of research is being done on the means of peacebuilding, but there is a lack of research and debate on its aims. This is unfortunate not only from a scholarly, but also from a political point of view. In recent years critique has been directed towards the political premises ...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Oslo

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Causes and consequences of a large-scale shift from sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima) to ephemeral algae and implications for management

The SACCHARINA project is based on the dramatic decline in the sugar kelp forest along the coast of Southern Norway. The sugar kelp normally dominates the sea-bed at 2 to 15 m depth in sheltered coastal areas of the Norwegian coast. Surveys have found tha t the sugar kelp forests have disappeared...

Awarded: NOK 5.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

SYMPOSIUM ON ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS IN THE NORWEGIAN SEA AND BARENTS SEA (ECONORTH)

Sub-Arctic seas support extraordinarily rich marine resources, which provide food and wealth to local communities. These seas include: the Okhotsk Sea, Oyashio shelf region, Bering Sea, Hudson Bay, Newfoundland/Labrador shelves, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Gree nland shelves. The Norwegian Sea and Ba...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

7 - Comparison of Marine Ecosystems of NORWAY and the US (MENU)

The ecosystem approach to fisheries requires a basic understanding of the important processes controlling marine ecosystem productivity. A necessary first step toward understanding any ecosystem is to determine its community structure and function and the ir variability. As part of the Norway-US ...

Awarded: NOK 0.30 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Vestland

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Poverty reduction strategies in a public health pespective. Social grants, HIV/AIDS and the role out of HAART in South Africa

Despite high levels of unemployment South Africa?s welfare system is premised on full employment. HIV prevalence is highest among majority black African population, which also has the highest rate of unemployment (especially women) and the lowest per capi ta income. Low levels of schooling, few ...

Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Oslo

EVITA-eVitenskap

Nasjonal møteserie i eVitenskap

Programstyret for eVita ønsker å etablere en nasjonal møteplass for eVitenskap som en utvidelse av konseptet med vinterskoler som har vært arrangert i regi av BeMatA programmet. Det utvidede konseptet består av en ukes vinterskole og et to-dagers forskerm øtet, arrangert ved et norsk vintersports...

Awarded: NOK 0.95 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

NORGLOBAL-Norge - Global partner

Property, Possession and Conflict in Re/Building Settlement

In a world in which there is an increasing need for re/settle people torn apart by conflict, it is critical to create the basis for durable development, by providing a sustainable physical settlements and a socially and economically viable community. The challenges involved with this situation ...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2017

Location: Oslo

POLRES-Polarforskning POLRES

Geological mapping and regional geological investigations in Nordaustlandet, NE Svalbard.

The Norwegian Polar Institute and the Polar Marine Geological Research Expedition (PMGRE) in St. Petersburg, Russia, are planning a three year (2007-2009) joint geological mapping program in Nordaustlandet (NE Svalbard). Geological field work in this remo te and inaccessible area is logistically ...

Awarded: NOK 0.90 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

POLRES-Polarforskning POLRES

Norwegian-Russian joint analysis and inter-calibration of climate observations and sensors within the IPY cluster project ARCDIV.NET

The Arctic climate is warming and its changes affect the whole physical climate system. The regional patterns of temperature, declining snow cover and increasing precipitation are modulated by natural modes of the atmospheric circulation. These are also k ey driving forces that govern arctic biot...

Awarded: NOK 0.84 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

POLRES-Polarforskning POLRES

A comparison of data from atmospheric research stations at Summit, Greenland, and Zeppelin, Svalbard

Researchers from the U.S. and Norway have recently started an informal collaboration to share re-sources used to interpret atmospheric chemistry data and exploit data together from the Summit, Greenland and Zeppelin, Svalbard stations (Sjostedt et al., 20 06; Stohl et al., 2006). SUMSVAL shall st...

Awarded: NOK 1.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Viken

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Product quality of farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): Effects of handling stress and storage conditions

The project addresses important steps in the value chain from cage and into the market. Effects of handling stress, storage conditions, possible interactions between them, and how this may influence the quality of the muscle of farmed cod (Gadus morhua) a s food and raw material for further proce...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Variation in developmental rate at early life stages of Atlantic salmon: applications for aquaculture

Normally in the production cycle, initiation of first feeding is based on the average developmental stage of the reared larva. There is, however, large variation in metabolic and developmental rate between individual fish, and early variation in metaboli c rate predicts a number of other trait c...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Viken

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Pre-project on "Intel-feed" applied to marine aquaculture ?A nanotechnology approach.

The development of an off-the-shelf microparticulate diet for small larval fish is one of the most important nutritional technologies needed by aquaculture that has not yet been fully developed. The main problem today is not so much nutritional compositio n, but that most of the water soluble nut...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

GLOBHELS-Global helse

Novel vaccine candidates and delivery systems for HIV and influenza

Aim: We wish to generate novel vaccines for important infectious diseases such as HIV (FRIBIOMOL)and influenza (GLOBVAC). Background: Vaccination has had an enormous impact on health and longevity of humans world-wide. However, for some important diseases such as HIV, there are no available vacc...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

EraSME Healthypastry - Means for healthier pastry products

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Awarded: NOK 0.45 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Improved methods for detection and strain identification of Tobacco rattle virus in Norway

Potetproduksjonen I Norge har I flere år vært skadelidende på grunn av rustflekksjuke - brune ringer og flekker - i potetknollene. Disse symptomene gjør potetene uegnet både til matpotet, pommes frites og potetgullproduksjon. Rustflekksjuke er hovedsakeli g forårsaket av to virus: potetmopptoppvi...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Innlandet

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Konsekvenser av endringer i etterspørselsforhold og markedsvekst for utvikling, risiko og fremtidig vekst av norsk oppdrettsnæring

Laksenæringen har de siste år vært gjennom enorme kontraster i forhold til lønnsomhet og produksjonsøkning, samt betydelige prissvingninger. Året 2000 var et av de mest sa lønnsomme næringen har opplevd, mens 2003 var blant de absolutt dårligste. I 2006 e r vi på vei mot et nytt toppår. Det er in...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Novel nutritonal products for improved metabolic health.

The importance of nutrition for metabolic health has been the subject of a growing interest both from the scientific community and the public in recent years. Obesity and obesity-related disorders, often referred to as the metabolic syndrome, is a serious condition with the presence of a number ...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Nye bioteknologiske metoder for konservering av spermier fra okse og råne

Formålet med prosjektet er å utvikle en helt ny måte å bevare befruktningsevnen til sædceller fra okse og råne, og samtidig utvikle metoder slik at sædcellene kan lagres lengre før inseminasjon. Videre er formålet å etablere metoder slik at det etter inse minasjon finnes befruktningsdyktige sædce...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Innlandet

SIP-LMD-SIP finansiert av Landbruksog matdepartementet

Phytophthora diseases in Rosaceae: Plant resistance and plant-pathogen interactions

Each year strawberry- and raspberry producers experience serious economical losses due to fungal or oomycete diseases. In this project we will address two such diseases, strawberry crown rot (Phytophthora cactorum) and raspberry root rot (Phytophthora fra gariae var. rubi). An efficient control m...

Awarded: NOK 7.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Viken

SIP-LMD-SIP finansiert av Landbruksog matdepartementet

Functional genomics of wood degradation: strategies used by decay fungi against wood protection systems and natural host defence compounds

Fungal decay of wood products is a global problem that has been traditionally combated with chemical preservatives. There is currently a great demand for alternatives to contemporary chemical preservatives due to their toxicity to the environment, and the current Strategic Institute Program (SIP...

Awarded: NOK 10.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Viken

MAROFF-2-Maritim virksomhet og offsh-2

Competence Project for Conceptual Design Methods for Complex, Customized Ship

One of the main competitive advantages of the Norwegian maritime industry today is our ability to develop and deliver complex, customized ships with high quality and short lead times to the global market. To maintain and further strengthen this position, we need to be best-in-class to develop and...

Awarded: NOK 16.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORNY-3-Kommersialisering av FoUresultater

Energy efficient aluminium melt heating system

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Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORNY-3-Kommersialisering av FoUresultater

Kommersialiseringsmidler 2007 - NTNU TTO

Samarbeidspartnere i FORNY Midt-Norge søker for 2007 om til sammen 19,5 mill.kr. Søknadsbeløpet er basert på at deltakerne til sammen har planlagte og budsjetterte kommersialiseringsaktiviteter med totale prosjektkostnader på over 39 mill.kr. Dette er en økning på 11% fra 2006. Regionen har mange...

Awarded: NOK 6.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Effekt av DPR (Disproportionate Permeability Reduction) i karbonatbergarter ved bruk av mGel emulsjon

Grunnlag:IOR Chemco har i samarbeid med Statoil, Total og IRIS utviklet en emulsjon for vannavstengning. Emulsjonen, mGel er utviklet på IRIS og pilottestet på Veslefrikk. Pilottesten var støttet av Innovasjon Norge(Kontraktnummer 2003/001054) Pilottesten viste at mGel reduserer vannproduksjonen...

Awarded: NOK 99,999

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FORNY-3-Kommersialisering av FoUresultater

A new method for decomposition of silane gases to solar grade silicon

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Awarded: NOK 0.40 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Agder

MAROFF-Maritim virksomhet og offshore operasjoner

Fremtidens tråler

Prosjektet retter seg mot fagområdene hydrodynamikk og maskineri med fokus på energisparing og miljø, samt fagområdet redskapshåndtering med fokus på fiskekvalitet og sikre arbeidsoperasjoner ombord i trålere. En dobling av drivstoffpriser på få år, samt tyngre trålsystem har ført til svært høy...

Awarded: NOK 6.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Møre og Romsdal