9,401 projects

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

A numerical and experimental study of flow and instabilities in concentrated colloidal suspensions

This project relates to the numerical and experimental study of the flow properties of concentrated colloidal suspensions on a nanometer scale. A numerical model that successfully describes the behavior of granular systems on a micrometer scale will be ex tended with additional interactions to ma...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

FRANCISELLA SP. INFECTION IN ATLANTIC COD (Gadus morhua) - STUDY OF PATHOGEN AND HOST IMMUNE CELLS INTERACTIONS

A new bacterial disease affecting cultured cod has been causing serious and increasing number of disease outbreaks at Norwegian sea cage facilities since summer of 2004. This bacterium has recently been identified as Francisella sp., a fastidious facultat ive intracellular pathogen. The propose...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Personlig utenlandsstipend for Ane Sandtrø for besøk ved professor Vikram N. Vakharias laboratorium ved Universitetet i Maryland

Utenlandsoppholdet er en del at et stipendiatprosjekt kalt "The surface structure of IPN virus -role of central VP2 amino acids on epitope formation and development of persistent infection". Innen dette prosjektet satser vi på kompetanseutvikling innen st rukturstudier av ikosahedriske virus, hvi...

Awarded: NOK 51,999

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

MAROFF-2-Maritim virksomhet og offsh-2

Utvikling av operasjonell treningsarena for opplæring av personell, utvikling og utprøving av skip, utstyr og operasjoner - ekstreme forhold

Et forskningsengasjement for å redusere risikoen for skader på mennesker, miljø og materiell og bidra til å styrke norske operatører og utstyrsleverandørers konkurranseevne ved avanserte maritime operasjoner under ekstreme situasjoner og forhold. Prosje ktet vil videre resultere i ny kunnskap f...

Awarded: NOK 12.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Møre og Romsdal

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Design and Scale-up of Solar Grade Silicon production

Elkem Solar shall during the next 5 years become the world's leading supplier of solar grade silicon (SoG-Si) feedstock for the photovoltaic industry. This ambitious goal require a series of efforts from all parts (scientific, technical, marketing, etc.). In the present project, the silicon ingo...

Awarded: NOK 9.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Agder

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Predator-prey interactions and how they influence the behaviour and morphology of the queen conch Strombus gigas for sea ranching

The doctoral study conducted by Ellen Sofie Grefsrud was carried out to investigate the defence capabilities in P. maximus of cultured and wild origin to better understand predator-prey interactions between crabs and scallops in culture (funded by The Res earch Council of Norway -project 137326)....

Awarded: NOK 0.47 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

cAMP signalling -novel downstream targets of PKA and Epac identified by phospho-proteomics.

I. Implement novel method for quantitative COFRADIC non-gel global phospho-proteomics through stay of candidate in the laboratory of prof. J. Vandenkerckhove at Univ. of Gent II. The phospho-proteome will be compared in cells in response to activation of PKA (by N6-MB-cAMP) or Epac (by 8-pCPT-2´-...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

SFI-Sentre for forskn.drevet innov

Statistics for Innovation

Det lages enorme mengder data. Hver dag i samles det data innen teknologi, industri, offentlig forvaltning og forskning for å lage prediksjoner og ta beslutninger. Statistics for Innovation har utviklet nye statistiske metoder for å lære fra data, kvantifisere risiko og ta beslutninger under usik...

Awarded: NOK 80.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2014

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Protein aggregation and degradation in aging and disease: Role of polyubiquitination and autophagy

Hundreds of proteins encoded by the human genome have the propensity to form cytoplasmic aggregates under certain conditions. Although the mechanisms of intracellular protein aggregation are poorly understood, it is well known that deposits of aggregatete d proteins are highly associated with agi...

Awarded: NOK 8.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Quantifying the Effects of Sediment Deposition, Compaction and Pore Fluid on Rock Properties and Seismic Signatures

Primary sediment compositon (provenance), depositional environments and mechanical and chemical compaction have strong impact on the physical and seismic properties of the subsurface. By trying to quantify relations between geological processes and geophy sical (seismic) parameters, we will incre...

Awarded: NOK 12.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

EGF-induced Formation of Clathrin Coated Pits

Growth factor receptors control cellular growth and differentiation by transmitting signals from outside the cell to the cell interior, particularly the nucleus. Signal transmission can be modulated in several ways. To control signalling, down-regulation of receptors from the cell surface is impo...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Gene-environment interaction analyses and oral clefts in Norway

Norway has several large epidemiological studies with genetic bio-banks that may be used in etiologic research. Examples are the CONOR-cohort and the MoBa-cohort of children with mothers and fathers. Optimal analysis of such studies requires integration o f both genetic and environmental effects....

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

THE HORDALAND WOMEN'S COHORT STUDY. A planned 15-year (1997-2012) follow up incidence study of urinary incontinence, and associated factors

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition with a prevalence of about 25% of adult women, that affects the physical, psychosocial, and economic well-being. Longitudinal studies of incidence, remission and natural history are scarce. The Hordaland wo men's cohort study is an ongoing 15-year ...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Exposure expression profiles in a prospective cancer study - The Norwegian Women and Cancer postgenome cohort

From 1991 women in Norway has been recruited to participate in NOWAC by postal questionnaires. They are drawn at random from the population through the central person register. Follow-up on cancer and death is based on linkage to national registers. Altog ether 150 000 women aged 30-70 years at r...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

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

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Investigation of equiaxed dendritic alloy solidification by in-situ synchrotron X-radiography and phase-field modelling

Important aspects of alloy solidification is poorly understood due to lack of means to observe the microstructure formation processes in situ during solidification. A new method, developed by the applicant, for in-situ acquisition of high resolution sync hrotron X-radiograms will be used to obta...

Awarded: NOK 6.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Does ovarian fluid favour MHC-dissimilar sperm?

When males provide nothing but genes, female choice of mates is expected to favour individuals that can best increase offspring survival. This selection process may not only occur at an individual level, but also on the gamete level. Recent studies have i ndicated that the ova may select sperm on...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

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

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

The role of T cell specific adapter protein in T cell activation and autoimmunity

Genetic variation in genes controlling T cell activation may be responsible for individual differences in fine-tuning of the immune response. Such variability may account for part of the genetic susceptibility to develop autoimmune diseases. Having a majo r interest in elucidating the aetiology o...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Life history patterns in large carnivores and their application for management and conservation.

Life-history is an organism's pattern of growth, reproduction and mortality, formed by long-term evolutionary processes and by immediate responses to the environment. This project has 3 main objectives: 1) evaluate the patterns of lifetime reproductive su ccess of male and female brown bears; 2) ...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Viken

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Combined structural, microvascular and functional mapping of brain tumors for improved diagnosis and treatment planning

During recent years, the department of radiology at Rikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet (RR) Medical Center has had a strong focus on functional MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) research; including perfusion/ diffusion MRI and spectroscopy, with the aim of br inging novel MR techniques into early cli...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Characterization of Novel Insulin Regulated Pathways in Fat Synthesis in Liver and Adipose Tissue

Diets rich in lipids and carbohydrates together with a lack of physical exercise predispose individuals to multifunctional diseases such as atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes type 2. Fat metabolism and glucose homeos tasis are inherently related, and insulin...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRIMEDBIO-Fri prosj.st. med.,helse,biol

The ecological and evolutionary significance of seed banks in Arabidopsis thaliana

Many studies of the genetic structuring of annual, selfing Arabidopsis thaliana populations on various geographical scales have been performed in recent years. Some studies conclude that local populations may contain relatively high amounts of genetic var iability both in phenotypic traits and pu...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Functional genomics of phenotypic plasticity of cod: a national consortium.

The proposed project is submitted by the University of Oslo as such (through its rector) on behalf of the other members in the consortium consisting of strong basic research groups with a strong and long experience within the fields of genomics, ecology a nd evolutionary biology. Although we repr...

Awarded: NOK 9.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

KONT-Kontingenter

Norwegian membership fee to ORFEUS

ORFEUS (Observatories and Research Facilities for EUropean Seismology) is a non-profit foundation that aims at co-ordianation of digital broadband seismology in the Euro-Mediterranean area. It gathers and provides seismological waveform data to the scient ific community through its data center. I...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Contact meeting for the Norwegian Biochemical Society

The annual meeting of the Norwegian Biochemical Society has a world-wide reputation as an excellent meeting place for scientists, both on the scientific and the social level. They have been a tremendous success and is arguably the one meeting in Norway wh ich has contributed the most to the conta...

Awarded: NOK 0.36 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Psychosocial effects and understanding of increased risk for Type 1 Diabetes

With the rapid development in biotechnology and increasing knowledge about the relation between diseases and genetic variability, we are faced with both new opportunities and new dilemmas. Onset of a disease is dependent on several factors as genetic pene trance, combinations of genotypes and env...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRITEK-Teknologi

Micropower sensor interface in nanometer CMOS technology

The "Micropower sensor interface in nanometer CMOS technology" project aims at developing new and unique methods for low power digital sensor interfacing using state-of-the art nanometer CMOS-technology within the framework of biomedical wireless sensor n etworks. The major result of the project ...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Fe-S Cluster Biogenesis in Plastids and Mitochondria in Plants

Iron-sulfur (Fe-S) clusters are essential, inorganic cofactors of Fe-S proteins involved in numerous vital developmental processes. Although simple in structure Fe-S clusters are not formed spontaneously but require an intricate interplay of a number of p roteins and in plants Fe-S cluster biogen...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Rogaland

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Dynamics underlying astrocyte behaviour

For a long time astrocytes, the most abundant glial cell species, have been considered passive bystanders of neural activity. The picture that is now emerging is that astrocytes are critically involved in regulating brain function. Despite extensive exper imental efforts, a thorough understanding...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Viken

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Challenging atomistic processes in SiC

This proposal addresses fundamental issues regarding atomistic phenomena occurring during modification and processing of silicon carbide (SiC). SiC is a novel wide bandgap semiconductor with an outstanding potential beyond the silicon era. However, to rea lize this potential, a number of critical...

Awarded: NOK 4.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Study of cellular distribution and biological functions of neonatal Fc receptor in immune cells

Immunoglobulin G (IgG) is the major class of immunoglobulins and the protein with the longest serum half-life. IgG is also actively transferred to the fetus, giving the full-term fetus IgG levels over maternal levels and protective immunity. The MHC class I related neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) is...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo