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INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Technical cooperation and support for setting up and initial strategy and operation of the National Geotechnical Facility (NGF) of India

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Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2014

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - Norway: Bilateral cooperation on Rosaceae genomics

Formålet med prosjektet er å utvikle genomforskningen innen rosefamilien i Bioforsk gjennom et nært og langvarig samarbeide med Albert Abbotts forskningsgruppe ved Clemson University, South Carolina, USA. Denne forskningsgruppen er verdensledende på kompa rativ genetikk innen rosefamilien. Oppsta...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Akershus

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Japan - The mineralogy of indium - case studies in Norway and Japan

Japan is a resource hungry nation. There is currently a huge demand from Japanese industry for indium (In) for applications in electrodes of liquid crystal display for TVs and mobile telephones, as well as for Sc and heavy REE (the latter specifically for the magnets used in the engines of hybri...

Awarded: NOK 87,000

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Canada---bilateral cooperation on ``Network Searching: Theory and Applications"

See the attached project description.

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Vestland

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

JAPAN - Atmospheric teleconnections linking Northern Europe and the Far East: their dynamics and evolution in a changing climate

Low-frequency atmospheric variability can couple distant regions of the earth through teleconnection patterns. These are important for seasonal forecasting, as slowly-varying patterns may be more amenable to predictions and nevertheless strongly influence day-to-day weather. There is recent evid...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Akershus

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Kina - Geology, mineralogy and genesis of Au-telluride deposits, North China Craton

Detailed microstructural and mineralogical studies will be carried out on gold-telluride ores from the Dongping, Hougou and Huangtuliang mines, North China Craton. Both Norwegian and Chinese scientists will be involved in field and microanalytical work. T he results of investigation on these 'tex...

Awarded: NOK 85,000

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Russia - billateral coorporation on ecosystem change in northern areas

Northern regions and bilateral cooperation with Russia is a major strategy at the Faculty of Science at University of Tromsoe. Recently a specific agreement was signed between the Faculty of Geoecology and Geography at St. Petersburg State University and Faculty of Science at the Unviversity of T...

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - bilateral cooperation on the establishment of the reference frame with a special focus on marine applications

A joint Workshop between NOAA and NMA with partners is to be arranged. The main objective is to discuss how to to improve the reference frame with a focus on marine applications. It is foreseen that the Workshop will result in application proposals to NFR , NSF, EU to study the determination of t...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Buskerud

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - bilateral research cooperation in the field of gastrointestinal tumor biology

Irvin Modlin, professor i kirurgi ved Yale University School of medicine, New Haven, USA er en av verdens fremste forskere på nevroendokrin tumorbiologi. Da Reidar Fossmark disputerte i 2004 var Professor Modlin opponent. Professor Modlin har vist stort i nteresse for forskningen som er utført ho...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA-The role of immunesystem (MHC genes) in mating behaviour

Scientific summary Mating patterns and life history trade-offs may profoundly influence population differentiation and as such the phenotype of individuals. In the sex role reversed pipefish (Syngnathus typhle) both males and females make adaptive mate ch oices producing high quality offspring, e...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Kina - nettverksbygging og utvikling av forskningsprosjekt innen produksjon av makroalger

Bioforsk har nordområdene som ett av sine hovedsatsingsområdene, og Bioforsk Nord har som regionalt senter i nordområdet, etablert en egen fagseksjon for bioproduksjon og økosystem langs kysten. Formålet med denne fagseksjonen er bedre utnytting av uutnyt ta arealområder både i sjø og på land i d...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Ukjent Fylke

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Russia: Bilateral cooperation on increasing cost-efficiency in domestic and industrial wastewater treatment in the Barents region

The Russian territories in the Barents region (Arkhangelsk and Murmansk oblast, Nenents Autonomus Okrug and Karelia and Komi republics) and Kaliningrad area have serious challenges with regards to the drinking water supply, domestic water treatment and in dustrial wastewater treatment. Though in...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - Bilateralt samarbeid om nedbrytingsmodellar for vegkonstruksjonar under ulike / endra klimavilkår

Statens vegvesen og NTNU er mellom anna gjennom Nordisk Vegtekniske Forbund (NVF utval 34) med i eit større nordisk prosjekt som også kan bli del av eit europeisk prosjekt for utvikling av ein felles nedbrytingsmodell for vegar. I dette prosjektet har No rge leiaransvaret. Her vil både materialm...

Awarded: NOK 48,666

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - etablering av samarbeid med University of California, San Diego School of Medicine: Alzheimer?s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

Det overordnede formålet med prosjektet er å etablere et langvarig og tett samarbeid med en gruppe forskere ved Department of Neurosciences and Radiology, School of Medicine, UCSD, gjennom vår kontakt med professor Anders M. Dale. Av spesiell interesse fo r oss er forskningen som gjøres på metodo...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Japan -bilateral cooperation for classification, documentation and promotion of high quality frozen fish.

The project has a background from a demonstration of quality advantages by freezing and transportation of fish from Florø to Tokyo at - 60 degree C, compared to standard freezing temperatures. Containers from Maersk, the ULT, for freezing and transportat ion were demonstrated in terms of quality...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Japan-bilateral-cooperation- The relationship between postpartum depression, breastfeeding, DHA and seafood consumption

Background: A healthy diet is important, particularly during pregnancy and the postpartum period.The prevalence of postnatal depression is increasing. There is a demand for empirical research that will generate knowledge about the stress involved in child bearing and postpartum period. Previous r...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Rogaland

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

CHINA - bilateral cooperation in green electronics

The proposed project addresses the global problem of toxicity and deficient processing routines pertaining to electronic waste, through facilitating innovation within the field of electronics production and the implementation of new, more environmentally sustainable technology. Through connecting...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Vestland

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Canada - bilateral cooperation on polar biodiversity

This application seeks funding to initiate bilateral cooperation between leading biodiversity institutions in Canada and Norway. Our research focus will be on animal diversity in polar regions using DNA barcoding as a tool for species discrimination and i dentification. Polar research has a great...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

CANADA: DEVELOPING BEHAVIOURAL PET PARADIGMS TO STUDY DOPAMINERGIC FUNCTION FOR USE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA

Severe mental disorders are characterized by the presence of psychosis and schizophrenia is the most common psychotic disorder. The disease is a major cause of disability worldwide and rank as one of the most costly disorders to afflict humans. The etiolo gy remains elusive, but schizophrenia is ...

Awarded: NOK 40,852

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - CO2 storage: Project co-ordination with Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

This application concerns funding of exchange visits (duration 2 weeks - 1 month) of senior scientific staff from LANL and IFE. We wish to invite Dr. J. William Carey to IFE in winter/spring 2007. A return visit of senior scientific staff during autumn 20 07 is also planned. The purpose of this w...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Akershus

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Canada - Human Health and Environment Research Network

Global temperatures are increasing and the earths climate is changing. While natural and physical events and cycles have resulted in significant global climate change in the past, the rapid change now underway can be clearly ascribed to human activity. Em issions of carbon dioxide and other green...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

Signaling Mechanisms of Bioactive Polysaccharides from Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicinal plants have been used for centuries, and, increasingly, clinical trials have demonstrated their efficacy against a wide range of pathologies. However, there is still an urgent need to understand how Chinese medicine works in order to make full use of this important, ...

Awarded: NOK 90,000

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China - Bilateral cooperation in waste management

Narvik University College (NUC) has since 1996 developed a broad cooperation with China. To day we have a formal cooperation between our institution and two universities in China. The main institution for cooperation is Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology (BIPT). There is also a coopera...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Nordland - Nordlánnda

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China - Initiation of a cooperative project on impacts of climate change on water resources on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau

The Qinghai Tibetan Plateau has received much attention internationally related to effects on and from climate change. This high elevation, semi-arid plateau in northwestern China is headwaters for the three great rivers of southeast Asia, the Yangtze (Ch angjiang), Yellow (Huanghe) and Mekong (...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China - bilateral cooperation in comparative linguistics and second language acquisition

Prosjektet som det blir søkt om støtte for å etablere, er eit samarbeidsprosjekt innanfor komparativ lingvistikk og andrespråktileigning, nærmare bestemt komparativ analyse av norsk og (mandarin-)kinesisk språkstruktur, samt utforsking av korleis kinesara r tileignar seg norsk som andrespråk, og ...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China - bilateral cooperation within biogas from sewage sludge for renewable energy production

A concrete project plan is currently under development for establishment of a project with the working title "Biogas from sewage sludge for renewable energy production in China". The main objective of the main project is to increase production and applica tion of renewable energy from waste in Ch...

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China- Micro energy technology for Microsystems as joint doctor student projects

Starting from 2005, IMST at HVE has built bilateral cooperation with MEMS center at Xiamen Unievrsity. In Sept 26 2006, two University have signed a University cooperation agreement (See attached HVE-XMU.pdf). As the first project, we are planning a jo int Ph.D. education program. Three Ph.D. ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Vestfold

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

China-bilateral cooperation in drug-herb interactions and immune mechanisms in psoriasis.

China-bilateral cooperation in drug-herb interactions and immune mechanisms in psoriasis. Prosjektet er rettet mot to samarbeidsgrupperinger ved "China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences" i Beijing: "Institute of Chinese Materia Medica" og "Guang An Men Hospital". Formålet med "drug-herb inte...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - Developing alternative non-lethal tools for predator management.

We will build a network between American and Norwegian large predator researchers in two phases. First, Norwegian bear researcher, Martin Smith, will visit the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC). He will meet the staff and gain first hand knowledge of facilities and working procedures. The ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Ukjent Fylke

INT-BILAT-BILAT-ordningen

USA - Ellam-iinga: Resilience Pathways of Indigenous Circumpolar Communities and their Youths

Contemporary circumpolar indigenous youth typically grow up in remote, culturally distinct settings. These young people experience backgrounds of a rich cultural history confronted by rapid social transition. What are the resilience pathways for healthy d evelopment in the face of this? What are ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo