0 projects

F-GEO-Naturvitenskap, geofag

Search for reliable signals of catastrophic failure

A sudden catastrophic failure causes enormous damage in terms of properties and lives. However a reliable precursor of such failures can save a lot, by allowing evacuation and other precautionary measures. From this motivation, the main goal of our projec t is to identify reliable precursors of ...

Awarded: NOK 0.72 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRITEK-Teknologi

Sequences and Their Applications

Sequences have numerous uses in modern communication systems. They have found ingenious application to error-correcting codes, cryptography, and in particular to the design and analysis of stream ciphers, radar systems, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and modern third generation mobile communi...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

F-INF-Naturvitenskap, informatikk

Host the 37th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL07)

Financial support for hosting the 37th International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL07). This is an annual IEEE conference with accepted papers published in a proceedings. The conference covers theory, modelling av implementation (microelectro nics) of multiple-valued circuits and sys...

Awarded: NOK 75,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

MILJØ2015-Norsk miljøforskning mot 2015

VANN: Surveys, stable isotopes, satellites and salmon: exploring elements of the marine ecology of Barents Sea Salmo salar

Salmon rivers in northernmost Norway, Finland and the Kola peninsula (Russia), support important fisheries, both in coastal areas and in the rivers themselves, and contribute more than 50% of the world freshwater catch of wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar ). The River Tana, along with other impo...

Awarded: NOK 3.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

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

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Study of the long-term effects on Atlantic Herring (Clupea harengus) exposed to an oil-polluted Calanus finmarchicus diet.

The aim of this project is to investigate the effects of trophic transfer of hydrocarbons, following a worst-case scenario oil spill, on the development and reproduction of Atlantic Herring (Clupea harengus). The study will examine the long-term effects o f feeding oil-polluted Calanus finmarchic...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Mechanism of cargo selectivity in axonal transport Isolation and characterization of kinesin light chain associated vesicles

The aim of this project is to gain knowledge about how the motor protein kinesin-I interacts with its vesicle cargo, and what the nature is of the vesicles that are transported by kinesin-I through neurons. The role of neuronal transport in neurodegenerat ive diseases such as Alzheimer's disease,...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

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

RENERGI-Fremtidens rene energisystemer

Advanced sample preparation and characterisation of fuel cell materials for increased fuel cell durability

This project relates to an 5-months scientific stay for PhD-student Axel B. Ofstad from Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), NM, USA. The PhD-student?s work at LANL will...

Awarded: NOK 0.17 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Educational pathways of minority youth: Intersections of gender, class and ethnicity

Immigrant teenagers face a considerably higher risk for social marginalisation than youths with ethnic Norwegian parents, and particularly for non-western immigrants and their children education is seen as a crucial factor for preventing marginalisation a nd social exclusion. In spite of positive...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

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

EVITA-eVitenskap

Structure Preserving Algorithms for Differential Equations - Applications, Computing, Education

Structure Preserving Algorithms for Differential Equations are discrete computational methods coined at _exactly_ preserving important geometric or analytic properties of the continuous physical system. Over the last decade the importance of exact structu re preservation has been understood in a ...

Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Vestland

EVITA-eVitenskap

Database Support for Computational Science Applications

The proposal is for a research project within the eVita program for the Norwegian ICT sector, investigating issues in data management in Grid systems. So far, Grid computing as gained some maturity with respect to the actual computation. However, the mana gement of data in Grid systems is still a...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Gender equality, cultural diversity, religious pluralism: State policies and feminist interventions

The project’s relevance to IMER main themes: The proposed project represents the first comprehensive attempt to systematically map and analyse the intersections of policies of gender equality, cultural diversity and religious pluralism in Norway. It raise s questions about democratic participatio...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Tools for environmental planning to reduce risks of leaching and runoff of pesticides to groundwater and surface waters-a pilotproject

The project will contribute to achieve national goals on environmental friendly and sustainable food production by developing tools for farmers to be used at farm scale level to reduce risk of pollution from pesticides in agriculture. The project will dev elop and evaluate three different tools. ...

Awarded: NOK 0.95 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Viken

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Modelling disease dispersal in marine fish aquaculture in Norwegian coastal areas: Contributions to a new concept of area management?

As a measure to avoid the spreading of fish and shellfish diseases, a defined distance is required between all aquaculture facilities. From 2006, this requirement was also implemented for intermediate live storing of fish. The established distance regulat ions represent a clear limitation to the ...

Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

NorClim - Climate of Norway and the Arctic in the 21st Century

NorClim responds to the need for identification and understanding of natural climate fluctuations in Norway and the Arctic (our region) by combining analyses of available instrumental data from land and the ocean for the past 50 to 100 years and unique hi gh-resolution time series for the last mi...

Awarded: NOK 59.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Vestland

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Verification of traceability data of marine oils with emphasis on species,geographical origin and processing conditions

The Norwegian Food Safety Authoritiy (NFSA) is responsible for inspection of the marine oils that are part of the Norwegian trade. Necessary for that task, and nowadays unfortunately unavailable, there must be effective routines and analytical methods sui table to verify the authenticity of the o...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Reducing campylobacter jejuni in the food chain by modifying the upper digestive tract of slaughter chicken

The zoonotic pathogen C. jejuni is the leading cause of food-borne bacterial diarrhoeal disease throughout the world. C. jejuni readily colonize poultry and represents a major problem for the poultry industry and is a potential public health hazard throug h its high ability to survive in unproces...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

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

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Tilskudd til Mittag-Leffler instituttet

The grant will fund the research programmes at the Mittag-Leffler institute. The Mitttag-Leffler institute has become a centre for research networks between Nordic and foreign research groups within mathematics. Here, young Nordic researchers are given a n opportunity to work closely with leadin...

Awarded: NOK 0.40 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Safety, Security and Discharge Control at Sea

The project aims at in depth studies of selected areas within a wide concept of maritime safety: Safety (average prevention), security (terrorism and piracy) and discharge control. The three areas raise similar jurisdictional and other legal issues, but t he law is not entirely similar, and also ...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Norsk tidsskrift for misjon 2007

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Awarded: NOK 75,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Improving Patient-Provider Communication in Cancer Care

Improving shared decision making (SDM)and patient-provider communication, and incorporating patients' illness experiences and preferences into patient care are high priority health policy goals. However, this is difficult to accomplish without methods and systems that assist patients in sharing ...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Pregnancies and cancer risk - a prospective study based on Norwegian register data

In this project, associations between pregnancies and cancer risk will be examined. Focus will be on cancer forms known to be hormone-related, and also on some cancer types with less evidence for being susceptible to hormonal exposure. Our study is based on information from the Population registe...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

F-KJEM-Naturvitenskap, kjemi

21th International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, Trondheim, NORWAY, August 5th-10th, 2007

The ISPAC-symposiums are arranged biannually, and are alternating between Europe and US/Canada. The 21th symposium has been awarded to Norway. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology will hoist the symposium from August 5th to August 10th in 2007. The last symposium was hoisted in ...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Kritisk Juss

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Awarded: NOK 50,000

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Norsk tidsskrift for migrasjonsforskning

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Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PUBL-Publisering/prosjektinform

Sjøfartshistorisk årbok 2005

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Awarded: NOK 40,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Vestland

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Vaccine development for HIV and influenza

Aim: Based on the vaccibody principle developed by us, we wish to generate novel vaccines for important infectious diseases such as HIV and influenza. Background: Vaccination has had an enormous impact on health and longevity of humans world-wide. However , for some important diseases such as HIV...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Comparative Ethics of War

This project aims to develop a better understanding of how just war theories have been assessed within the world's leading religious traditions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. None of these traditions are static; each has undergone significant transformations over...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FRITEK-Teknologi

High-level Formal Modeling and Analysis of Real-Time and Hybrid Systems

The functionality of many modern advanced computer systems -- such as, e.g., wireless sensor networks, the Internet and other kinds of networks, and control systems -- is crucially dependent on the amount of time that passes during/between events. Furthe rmore, such advanced and often critical s...

Awarded: NOK 4.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo