0 projects

F-MAT-Naturvitenskap, matematikk

Reduced Basis Modeling of Hierarchical Flow Systems

The reduced basis element method is a new approach for approximating the solution of problems described by partial differential equations. The method takes its roots in domain decomposition methods and reduced basis discretizations. The basic idea is to f irst decompose the computational domain ...

Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

CODY: Computational Dynamics of Quantum Systems

The principal objective of this project is to establish an international leading group dealing with theory and modeling of time-dependent quantum dynamics. Measurable goals are: the production of ground breaking research on numerical algorithms for the Time Dependent Schrödinger Equation (TDS...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Rare-Earth Metal-Based Ziegler-Natta Catalysts. Structure-Reactivity Relations in Homogeneous and Heterogenized Catalysts

The long-term goal of the project is to systematically study the reaction pathways and activation sequences in empirically designed multicomponent Ziegler-Natta catalysts and, based on fundamental insights, to develop more efficient polymerization catalys ts. The focus of the predominantly synth...

Awarded: NOK 3.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Power mise-en-scène: Opera, Aesthetics and Politics in the 18th Century

This inter-disciplinary project is an investigation of the relationship between opera and politics in the 18th century. It is an attempt to combine historical and musicological approaches in order to highlight the way music drama and politicial drama inte racted in a culture where staging was vit...

Awarded: NOK 5.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Oslo

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Interdisciplinary Studies of Ethical and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology

This project will study long-term and broad-scoped ethical and societal issues related to a diverse set of nanotechnologies. Its mode of work consists of combining ethical and philosophical analysis with a workshop methodology emphasizing slow and broad d ialogue between ethicists, philosophers, ...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Synthesis of Agelasines, Asmarines and Analogs, and Evaluation of Their Bioactivities

Project summary Agelasines are 7,9-dialkylpurinium salts isolated from marine sponges (Agelas sp.) and asmarines are neutral purine derivatives isolated from Raspaila sp. sponges. These two classes of purine natural products are structurally related; they both contain terpenoid side chains. Up t...

Awarded: NOK 4.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

Metodiske utfordringer knyttet til verdsetting av ikke-markedsgoder - ..... Videreføring av prosjekt 155683/V10

Mht designutfordringen har vi gjennom SIPen så langt vist at; * "Bratte indifferenskurver" i stor grad kan forklare leksikografisk svargivning og at denne utfordringen trolig kan møtes med et mer fleksibelt design. * Frisch-metoden kan brukes til å redu sere leksikografisk svargivning i samvalg...

Awarded: NOK 1.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Oslo

F-KJEM-Naturvitenskap, kjemi

EUCHEM 2006 Conference on Organic Free Radicals

Free organic radicals and radical chemistry has a great and continuous increasing interest within a large variety of research areas. In order to satisfy the crucial interaction between researchers and research groups worldwide working within this research topic. A request was directed to Scandin...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Vestland

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

Prosjektet består i å videreføre og koordinere norsk engasjement i forhold til Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). IOC er et mellomstatlig organ innenfor UNESCO, har 129 medlemsland, og arbeider for å fremme internasjonalt samarbeid og koor dinere programmer innen marin forskning, ...

Awarded: NOK 0.47 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

F-FYS-Naturvitenskap, fysikk

Northern Optics 2006 (conference)

Northern Optics is a series of conferences with the aim of bringing together optical scientists and people from the optics industry and optics companies in the Nordic and Baltic countries. NO 2006 is the third conference in the series, the previous were held in Sweden in 2000 and in Finland in 2...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Akershus

FRIMUF-Miljø- og utviklingsforskning

Extensive reductions of reindeer lichen heaths - repeated freeze-thaw cycles and ground-icing as potential key factors

Climate scenarios predict that high latitudes will experience a substantial increase in winter temperatures during the next decades. It has been suggested that repeated freeze-thaw cycles and the formation of ground-ice, which are induced by winter warmin g, will have profound effects on vegetati...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

RENERGI-Fremtidens rene energisystemer

Thermal and electromagnetic performance of transformers

The transformers represent a large present value and are of great strategic importance in power systems. While the system ages there is a wish to increase loading. The transformers are threatened by reduced mechanical strength and withstand voltage from a ged materials. Increasingly complex and u...

Awarded: NOK 14.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

VERDIKT-Kjernekomp.og verdiskaping IKT

Solutions for Automotive/Security Radar and Future Wireless Applications

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Awarded: NOK 6.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

GLOBHELS-Global helse

Searching for effective HIV-prevention and care in sub-Saharan Africa: focusing on local contexts

After 20 years of experience with HIV prevention, the number of people infected with HIV continues to rise, and there are still few examples of declining epidemics. Why have we not done better? This proposal is a response to the urgent need to document wh at works in community HIV prevention and ...

Awarded: NOK 10.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Genetically modified plant products (GMPP) in feed for Atlantic salmon - A follow-up study on physiological responses and DNA traceability.

During the initial five-year period (1996-2001) when genetically modified (GM) crops were first adapted, the global planting area of GM crops increased rapidly and especially in USA, Argentina and Canada. Among the crop plants that accounts for the larges t planting area, are maize and soybeans. ...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Vestland

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Improved Tumor Models by Functional Genomic Tissue Engineering

Cancer is not a single cell disease: tumors comprise two distinct but interdependent compartments,neoplastic tumor cells and an interposed supporting stroma (e.g. connective tissue, blood vessels). All tumors require stroma for nutritional support and was te product removal and a strong correlati...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Vestland

GLOBHELS-Global helse

Development of a subunit vaccine for prevention of reactivation of tuberculosis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes tuberculosis and is one of the main killers among infectious pathogens in the world, and an important factor that sustain poverty in developing countries. Applied research for development of new vaccines is therefore need ed. Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) is ...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

DISC - Dynamics of International Executives A Comparative Study of the European Commission, the OECD Secretariat and the WTO Secretariat

Public Administration is in an era of change. This project emphasizes one under-researched part of public administration, the executive arms of International Governmental Organizations. These are referred to as International Executives (IEs). The project provides a conceptual mapping and empirica...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Agder

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

CONtinuity and Change - Cultural ENvironments and SUStainable landscape development -CONCENSUS

CONCENSUS is focused on achieving knowledge to sustain management of cultural heritage environments and esthetic values in a landscape context. It is designed to develop knowledge built on a close collaboration between managers of cultural heritage nation ally, regionally and locally and an inter...

Awarded: NOK 20.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Optimizing the nutritional value of non-marine protein sources in extruded fish feed.

Considerable increases in the food fish demand, a shortage of fishmeal and fish oil and the occurrence of contaminants in marine feed ingredients have forced the aquaculture industry and the research community to explore other ingredients for farmed fish. Increased use of protein-rich ingredient...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Molecular biomarkers for flesh quality in farmed Atlantic halibut and cod

The rapid development of molecular biological methods has presented new opportunities for understanding the main causes of poor flesh quality in farmed fish. The calpain/calpastatin system regulates metabolism, protein turnover and myoblast fusion in ske letal muscle. Furthermore through its rol...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Nordland - Nordlánnda

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Preservation of muscle food with dielectric heat and modified atmospheres

The prepared meal consumption in Europe and America is expected to double in ten years and strong opportunities are predicted in the crossover trend between health and convenience. For many products this can be met by maintaining the nutritional value thr ough minimal processing. Minimally proces...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Rogaland

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Coastal fish resources: the foundation for tourist fishing and related commerce

Norwegian coastal waters contain plentiful and valuable resources that contribute to the well being and economy of the people living along the coast. During the 1990?s tourist fishing became an important part of the Norwegian tourist market. Recently, tou rist fishing has become a very active and...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Vestland

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

Metal speciation-a missing link inn assessing the state of the environment

Methods for determination of presence and/or concentrations of metals in their actual chemical form are to be developed. Knowledge of actual chemical state of elements in the Norwegian environment is currently close to non-existent. Current assessments d o not reveal the presence of toxic compou...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

SIP-Strategiske instituttprogram

Integrated environmental modelling for river basin management: Models, uncertainties and good modelling practice

Mathematical models are increasingly used in both core and applied science projects and within environmental management, which is not surprising since models help to organise, synthesize, and track information and scientific knowledge and hypothesis in a way that would not be possible otherwise. ...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Sheep Welfare in the Food Chain

Sheep production is of major importance and with future potential for Norwegian livestock industry as well as rural societies, landscape and culture. Sheep production represent on of the more extensive production forms and has been less subject to industr ialisation of the livestock production. H...

Awarded: NOK 9.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Potential of using microalgae to partially replace fish oil and fish meal in aquaculture fish feeds (ALGAFEED)

Aquaculture is a growing industry worldwide. Salmon and trout are the main species for fish aquaculture in Norway, but both governmental and industry interests have put focus on Atlantic cod in order to be a future commercial aquaculture species. A furthe r increase in intensive aquaculture will ...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

The importance of bacterial interactions for winter ulcer and the potential use in control of fish diseases

Investigation of bacterial interaction within and between pathogens involved in the disease Winter ulcer will be the main object since this disease is the main unsolved bacterial infection in salmonid farming and the problem has so far not been solved by vaccination, antibiotics or any management...

Awarded: NOK 3.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

ABC-konferanse

Institutt for kommunikasjon, kultur og språk ved Handelshøyskolen BI har tatt på seg ansvaret for å arrangere den åttende europeiske konferansen til Association for Business Communication (ABC) og har valgt følgende hovedtema: ?Dialogue - challenge and op portunity?. Det er første gang Norge er v...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Tracing escaped farmed salmon by means of naturally occurring DNA markers, fatty acid profiles, trace elements and stable isotopes

In 2003, the Ministry of Fisheries took the initiative to set up a national committee to investigate some questions regarding the tagging of farmed fish. In the same year, the Director of Fisheries set up the Tagging Committee with representatives of the aquaculture industry, the research communi...

Awarded: NOK 8.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Vestland