2,646 projects

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Spatiotemporal dynamics of introduced bark beetles: resource competition, invasion risk and management

The movement and establishment of invasive species in new habitats is a global economic and ecological problem. The increased trade among countries and continents has increased the chances of introductions of new species. Once alien pest species have beco me established in their new habitats, the...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Gizzard inflammation in broiler chickens and slaughter turkeys

Gizzard erosion and ulceration has been described as a health problem in commercial poultry in many reports, and from different regions of the world. We have recently detected that a condition affecting the gizzard is commonly found in randomly sampled li ve broilers and slaughter turkeys in Norw...

Awarded: NOK 4.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Viken

NORDAM-SAM-Samarbeidet Norge – Nord- Amerika

Dr.stipendiat til prosjekt 173206 A genome expression profiling strategy towards better disease control and improved animal welfare

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Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Organic protein feed and edible oil from oilseed crops

Oilseed summary "Organic protein feed and edible oil from oilseed crops" is a four year research project with the aim of obtaining new knowledge for secure production of high-quality proteins for livestock feeds and edible oil for human consumption in No rwegian organic farming based on oilseed ...

Awarded: NOK 6.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Selection for reduced risk of early culling in dairy cattle: Comparison of alternative approaches to improve animal welfare

Both health and fertility problems increase the risk of early culling in dairy cattle, and are directly or indirectly connected to animal welfare. Hence, length of productive life may be used in selection for improved animal welfare through its relationsh ip with health and fertility of the anima...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Utvikling og implementering av kurver basert på daglige registreringer av vekt og fôropptak i avlsarbeid på gris

Slaktegrisegenskaper som veksthastighet, fôrutnyttelse og kjøttprosent har uønska genetiske sammenhenger med purkeegenskaper som morsevne og holdbarhet. Dette begrenser avlsframgangen for disse egenskapene. I dag registreres tilvekst og fôrforbruk som enk le registreringer - "alder ved 100 kg" o...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Innlandet

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Control of docks (Rumex spp.) in organic fodder production - a true bottleneck in organic farmed branded dairy and meat products

Control of dock species are a true bottleneck in the development of grassland based organic production in Norway. Rumex obtusifolius, Rumex crispus and Rumex longifolius are among the most important perennial weeds in grassland areas throughout the world. These docks are undesirable in grassland...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Health of mother and child in relation to consumption of organic food during pregnancy and infancy. The Norwegian Mother and child Study

Perceived positive health effects of organic food is a major motivation among consumers for buying organic food. Yet, relatively little is known about associations between organic food in the diet and health effects. This project uses data from The Norweg ian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa),...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Produksjon og omsetning av økologisk solbær, rips og stikkelsbær (Ribes)

På grunn av positive miljø- og helseeffekter er det en meget sterk økning i etterspørselen etter økologisk dyrket frukt og bær. Ribes-artene (solbær, rips og stikkelsbær), og særlig særlig solbær, inneholder mye vitaminer og antioksidanter, som gjør dem s pesielt egnet i et sunt kosthold. Ribes b...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

CIGENE resource and core project proposals for the GENOFISK call May 8th

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Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

On the economics of Sámi reindeer herding: Policy analysis to reduce overgrazing and conflicts

The objective of this project is to analyse the effects of different types of economic policies on reindeer abundance, grazing quality and income. In particular, we will focus on subsidized slaughtering, grazing fees and reindeer quotas. The impact of quo tas will be studied in combination with f...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

A genome expression profiling strategy towards better disease control and improved animal welfare

An immunogenetic approach to disease control strives to define genetic markers for susceptibility and/or resistance to diseases through identification of genes involved in immune function and immune regulation. Genetic factors regulating immune responses are essential for an animal?s ability to s...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Safe supply of climatically adapted forage seed through reduced storage losses

Winter damage, especially due to ice encasement, is an overriding factor governing the demand for forage seed in Norway. Global warming implies greater risks for ice damage because of winter rainfall and temperature fluctuations. Due to variations in seed yield and the highly unpredictable natur...

Awarded: NOK 0.68 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Safe and cost-effective production of dry-cured meat with reduced mould growth

Mould contamination on dry-cured meat is periodically a significant quality problem leading to a major economic impact for the producers due to cleaning and loss of products. In addition the mould growth may represent a health risk for the staff due to th e allergenic potential of the moulds and ...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Biofilm, water quality and food production - Improving the water quality for prevention of food spoilage and foodborne diseases

Bacteria, moulds and yeasts constitute a great challenge and a significant quality problem for food industry, leading to a major economic impact for the producers due to cleaning, reduced shelf life and loss of products. Many foodborne pathogens are also waterborne pathogens. Increased knowledge ...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

From Food to Waste to Food: Developing gourmet mushroom substrate from municipal source separated food waste and forest by-products

Mushrooms hold a great potential for recycling organic wastes. Their cultivation on safer, more eco-friendly and sustainable media receives considerable attention within mushroom science and the industry internationally. At the same time, municipal waste composters, now equipped with advanced tec...

Awarded: NOK 1.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Innlandet

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Functional genomics for optimized milk and meat quality

Summary: The present proposal is one of several coordinated projects intended to ensure a comprehensive genome-wide marker-description of the Norwegian cattle population and its diversity. The bovine genome sequence will be published in 2006. Norway has o ne of the world's best databases on the g...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Viken

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Effektiv kjøttproduksjon med ammekyr

Det er i dag mangel på storfekjøtt produsert i Norge, og import er nødvendig for å dekke behovet i markedet. Årsaken er at antallet mjølkekyr, og dermed basisen for produksjonen av storfekjøtt i Norge, er på veg ned. Om ikke noe gjøres vil underskuddet på storfekjøtt øke sterkt i årene som komme...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Optimal helse, velferd og mattrygghet for kvalitetsprodukter fra norske geiter.

Geiteprodukter har hatt framgang i Europa inkludert i våre naboland, de siste ti årene. Geitas fremtoning og spenstighet i forhold til andre dyr samt naturlig uteliv (beite) appellerer, og den positive holdningen til geita som husdyr smitter over på forbr ukernes holdninger og gir økt etterspørse...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Viken

MILGENHEL-Miljø, gener og helse

Human exposure pathways of polyfluorinated compounds and brominated flame retardants used in consumer products as inputs to risk assessment

Recently, concerns have risen about the increasing occurrence of polyfluorinated alkyl compounds (PFCs) and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in the environment, compounds that are widely used in consumer products. The exposure of humans to PFCs and BFRs and the potential associated health risk...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Kulturelle landskap i den rurale periferien: Fra utgått landbrukspolitikk til innovativ landskapspolitikk

Hovedmålet med prosjektet er å utvikle grunnleggende kunnskap om sammenhengen mellom privat og kollektiv verdiskaping i kulturelle landskap og utforme strategier, verktøy og modeller som grunnlag for en innovativ landskapspolitikk i den rurale periferien. I dag mangler en politikk som gjør det...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestfold og Telemark

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Redusert angrep av rotsjukdommer i norske prydplanter

Prosjektet retter seg mot bekjempelse av rotsjukdommer i norsk veksthusproduksjon av prydplanter. Rotsjukdommer medfører dårlige røtter, lengre produksjontid, redusert holdbarhet/kvalitet og plantedød. Utfallene kan være store i utsatte kulturer og gi bet ydelige tap for den enkelte gartner. Gjen...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestfold og Telemark

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Framtidas forvaltning av rype til beste for grunneiere, jegere og andre brukere, Postdoc

Rypejakt er en kjær aktivitet for opp mot 100 000 jegere i Norge. Jakta genererer inntekter for rettighetshavere, lokalsamfunn og forretningsliv. Forvaltningen er likevel i stor grad basert på tilfeldig erfaringskunnskap. Rypeforvaltere mangler kunnskapsb aserte praktiske råd for en målrettet for...

Awarded: NOK 9.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FOLKEHELSE-Folkehelse

Promoting healthy weight among school children

Increasing rates of overweight and obesity is seen as a major public health problem. In Norway, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among school children has increased during the past decade. While the aetiology of obesity is not fully understood, ch ildren are seen as key target groups for ...

Awarded: NOK 5.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

FOLKEHELSE-Folkehelse

Food and eating among young Norwegians. A sociological analysis of teenagers' food ideologies and practices in an everyday context

The project will focus on the socio-cultural aspects of teen girls and boys food choice and eating patterns. In the qualitative part we will focus on how teenagers describe, explain and give reasons for their food and eating patterns, while the quantitati ve part will map eating behaviour, motiva...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Green care: Effects of animals and plants on the farm in a therapeutic process for people with psychiatric diseases, 2 dr.gr./1 postdr.

This research proposal aims to document effects of farm-based activities (farm animals and plants), called Green care, on adult mental health and various psychiatric diagnoses including eating disorders. Lack of qualitative scientific studies indicates an urgent need for such projects. A three m...

Awarded: NOK 6.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Viken

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Social motivation and social housing of farmed silver fox vixens in relation to group size, group composition and cage design, Post doc.stip

Tradisjonelt er oppdrettsrev oppstallet enkeltvis og det er foreløpig begrenset kunnskap om hvordan sosial kontakt påvirker dyras velferd og reproduksjon. I henhold til henstillinger fra norske myndigheter og anbefalinger fra EU bør forskning som belyser effekten av sosial kontakt gjennomføres so...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Health promoting compounds in barley and oat

The project will focus on barley and oat, both cereals with substantial fibre, antioxidant and oligosaccharide levels. Milling and related processing will be performed under industrial or pilot-plant conditions using state-of-the-art technology with the p urpose of achieving fractions rich in ant...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

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

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Utnytting av molekylære metoder i miljøvennlig bekjempelse av sjukdommer i gulrot

Prosjektet omfatter optimal utnyttelse av bioteknologiske metoder (PCR) for å bekjempe plantesjukdommer i gulrot, som er en av de viktigste grønnsakvekstene i Norge med førstehåndsverdien på ca 150 mill. kr. årlig. Soppsjukdommer er årsak til store tap b åde under produksjon og omsetning av gulr...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Viken

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

An archaeology of the Pharaonic Nile and the rise of the Egyptian civilisation - Comparing religious water-worlds in history

There have been two dominant theories regarding the rise of the early civilisations: 1) large-scale irrigation systems gave rise to despotic and bureaucratic states, and 2) population increase in a restricted area such as the Nile valley led to warfare an d subsequently to hierarchies and the ris...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Vestland