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INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Kina - Regional disparities in maternal and child mortality in China

Både Verdensbanken gjennom sitt prosjekt ?Reaching the Poor? og WHO i sin årsrapport har tydelig signalisert betydningen av å identifisere barriærer barn og mødre møter i helsevesenet globalt. Forskning og tiltak må i større grad ha et fattigdomsperspekti v. Som det hevdes holder det ikke å si at...

Awarded: NOK 90,000

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

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Canada - Palaeobiogeography, palaeoecology and stratigraphy of bryozoan faunas and sediments, Ca and Norw Upper Palaeozoic boreal realm

Bryozoans are among the most diverse and most common fossils in Carboniferous and Permian rocks of the present day Arctic. They are rivaled only by brachiopods and echinoderms, and have been extensively studied in the stratigraphic type areas of Russia an d elsewhere. In recent years stratigraphi...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

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NA - Synchronizing Holocene Land-Ocean Climatic Records Utilizing Icelandic Tephra Horizons

The aim is to establish a transatlantic group of researcher to develop strong interdisiplinary research on refining the tephra chronology and testing of its utilty to study centennial and higher frequency climate variability in marine and terrestrial core archives. In order to obtain a better pi...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

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NA - Ocean Waves: Dynamics, Hazards, Currents and Utilization

Norway, surrounded by the North, Norwegian and Barents Seas with a rich endowment of offshore petroleum resources, has been an international leader in scientific and technological research essential to the exploration, exploitation and management of ocean resources. Interactions and collaboratio...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

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USA - Cooporation Marine Science North America - Norway

To organise a workshop during March 2006 in Woods Hole, USA, with the obejective to bring together scientists from the Insiture of Marine Research (Norway) and National Marine Fisheries Service (USA) to discuss four identified topics, to write proposals t o meet the deadlines for the Norwegian Re...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

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NA - Kunnskapsoverføring innen akvakultur gjennom et felles forskningsprosjekt mellom UTMSI og RF - akvamiljø, i Belize

Bakgrunn IC2 institute er involvert i etablering av en forskningspark i Belize (mellomamerika). Et sentralt element i forskningsparken er fokus på akvakultur som er den hurtigst voksende industrien i landet utenom turisme. Instituttet UTMSI som er Univers ity of Texas sitt akvakultur - instituttt...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Rogaland

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Kina - Collaboration China-Norway on denitrification - a process strongly linked to water quality protection and greenhouse gas emissions.

We here apply for financial support to establish a Chinese-Norwegian research consortium in microbial ecology/environmental biotechnology. As a first step we plan to involve researchers from two Chinese universites (Shanghai Jong Tong University and Yangz hou University) and Norwegian University ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

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Japan-Norway Cooperation on Process Engineering within the Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE)

KIFEE (Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy) is an arena for research cooperation between Japan and Norway within the areas of energy and energy-related materials. KIFEE shall support the bilateral agreement on technology cooperation signe d in May 2003, and shall be open to all u...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Kina - Cooperation between Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.(SJTU) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) within Gas Technology

Initial talks between the parties interested in gas technology were held in Shanghai late October 2005 during the visit of the NTNU Rector delegation. Natural gas is going to be an important energy source in the Shanghai region, based on imported LNG and gas pipeline from North West China. Why ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Kina - Methods in the management of environemental and natural resources and applications to China.

The project takes off from the need for Chinese academic and research communities to strengthen their ability to analyse issues related to economic and environmental stability of China on the background of the high economic growth and its consequences. T he projects emphasizes methods in the man...

Awarded: NOK 63,182

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Oslo

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Kina - Fostering international cooperation in renewable energy

The Centre for Renewable Energy aims to works closely with a number of domestic and international partners to build effective long-term partnerships and synergies, and to advance the work in collaboration with other leading institutions and initiatives su pporting renewable energy deployment. T...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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NA - Agricultural plants and production systems for sustainable energy supply

The objective of this pilot project is to establish cooperation with research institutes in the United States and Canada and to develop concrete project applications that can qualify for funding. The application from the Norwegian Crop Research Institute (NRCI) concerns cooperation with The Unive...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

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USA - Operativ Psykologi: Kontaktmøter med samarbeidspartnere i USA med sikte på utarbeidelse av søknad for hovedprosjekt

Based on preliminary results from previous research at the U.S. Military Academy/ Norwegian Naval Academy and University of Bergen we propose to develop a new research collaboration between researchers at the University of beregn Norway and significant U. S. institutions involved in research and ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

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NA - Effects of fish oils/proteins and contaminants on obesity-linked insulin resistance

Insulin resistance (i.e. where a given concentration of insulin does not show the expected magnitude of effects on target cells) is a hallmark of Type 2 diabetes and obesity, two metabolic diseases reaching today epidemic proportions. Both the amount and type of nutrients (fat, carbohydrate or ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

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Kina - Doing Business in China - a Study of Norwegian SME's in China

The short term objective (2006) is to plan and conduct an empirical study of the experiences of Norwegian SME's which are trying to do business in China. In 2005, preliminary contacts were established between Sogn og Fjordane Unversity College and Beiji ng Normal University. Professor Songbai L...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

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NA - NTNU/UW collaboration on regional climate change and built infrastructure sustainability

Sustainability is a general concept that relates to the ability of humankind to continue to grow and thrive on a planet with limited resources. Focusing on built infrastructure can narrow the scope of sustainability research to a degree, but it is still a formidably broad theme. No single resear...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

NA - Utvikling av computer-baserte prosedyrer for å effektivisere regional kartlegging av biomasse i skog med flybåren LiDAR

Flybåren LiDAR (LIght Detection and Ranging) er den mest lovende fjernmålingsbaserte teknikken for kartlegging av biomasse i skog fordi den er i stand til å beskrive den 3-dimensjonale strukturen av trær og vegetasjon. Som første land i verden, er teknikk en nå tatt i operasjonell bruk i Norge ve...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

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NA - Establishment of joint research projects between Norway and USA/Canada in the field of turfgrass science

The rapid increase in the number of golf courses in Scandinavia is parallelled with an increase in the demand for turfgrass research. The Scandinavian Turfgrass Research Foundation (SFG) was established in 2002 by the national golf unions in the Scandinav ian countries. SFG supports high-quality...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

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NA - Descision dilemmas in the Oil and Gas industry in meeting resource rights of indigenous people in the Arctic

In preparing and planning for oil and gas exploration and production in the Arctic oil and gas companies are expected to take into account the resource rights and the cultural rights of indigenous peoples. Through international regulations the rights of i ndigenous peoples are to some extent prot...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Rogaland

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Japan - Oil Spill Detection System - Sea Surface Radar Monitoring

- Tar utgangspunkt i eksisterende OSD-system. - Fremme samarbeid med universitets-/forskningsmiljø i Norge og Japan med tanke på videre forskning, f.eks bestemmelse av oljeflakets tykkelse, klima, radarbildekvalitet, - Det vil være naturlig å inkludere doktorgrads- og post.doc.-stipendiater i...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

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Kina - Collaboration between Tsinghua University and NTNU in CO2 management

Initials talks between the parties interested in CO2 management were held in Beijing at Tsinghua University in late October 2005. Further plans are as follows: Submission of application to EU FP6 within January 20 for a STREP on collaboration with a few CASTOR partners, selected partners from CS...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Kina - Samarbeid mellom kinesiske og norske bedrifter - utfordringen i å identifisere og utnytte hverandres sterke sider

Dette forprosjektet har som utgangspunkt at både populær-og akademisk litteratur peker på at mange internasjonal samarbeid mislykkes, og at det derfor er mer behov for forskning på dette feltet. Den viktigste hensikten med forprosjektet er å få en oversik t over relevant teori, utbredelsen av fen...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

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NA - Large-Scale 3D Transient Hydraulic Tomography Using Parallel Computers

The capability of characterizing heterogeneous hydraulic parameters in the subsurface is essential for monitoring and predicting groundwater resources. Investigating such heterogeneity by the technique of hydraulic tomograph in basin-scale presents a for midable challenge. The size of computatio...

Awarded: NOK 77,000

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

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Japan - Advanced Biological Materials International collaboration between NTNU and Japan

Development of materials from natural resources are important in transforming into a sustainable and technological advanced society. The project focuses on developing international research projects between Japan and Norway within materials based on biol ogical resources. Focus areas include dev...

Awarded: NOK 86,471

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Kina - Energy Conservation in Buildings - Chinese/Norwegian Cooperation

NTNU has established "Energy and Petroleum/Resources and Environment" as a principal strategic multidisciplinary R&D activity (see Project Description Attachment). International cooperation is a major part of this effort, with main focus on Japan, USA an d China. NTNU's university rector and a l...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Japan - Use of new, less corrosive steel in shipping and offshore industry

Steel manufacturers have always been looking into ways of producing ship-grade steels with improved corrosion resistance properties and a competitive price. After studying publications and patent applications that have been published in the last years in this area we have to conclude, that it is ...

Awarded: NOK 83,668

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Akershus

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NA - Significance of scallop genetics and environment on juvenile viability in culture - a trans Atlantic research cooperation

University of Bergen has since the 1980s been one of the leading Norwegian organisations for development of scallop aquaculture. National and international research cooperation is an important component for developing a sustainable scallop industry. We wi ll therefore increase the collaboration w...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

NA - Citizenship and Local Development in the North

This project aims at re-establishing and expanding the close links that developed between Canadian and Norwegian social scientists operating in a multi-disciplinary mode, but with a clear focus on local level development processes in the Northern areas. T he works by Robert Paine, Ottar Brox and ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

NA - Strategic collaboration between SFA, UNH and NTNU

We propose a strategic collaboration between researchers within SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture (SFA) aquaculture technology section, the University of New Hampshire's Open Ocean Aquaculture (OOA) and NTNU Department of cybernetics to solve some of the c hallenges of open ocean aquaculture. The ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

NA - Preparation for the North-Atlantic proportionally controlled multifunction arm prosthesis

Thirty years ago, the SVEN project achieved good results in controlling a multi-degree-of-freedom prosthetic arm. The system used a Bayesian EMG classifier, and the prosthesis motors were controlled in a simple on/off fashion. The poor hardware technology of that time effectively prevented the r...

Awarded: NOK 68,488

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage