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Knowledge quality assessment as a sense-making device: an enquiry into uncertainties, agency and climate change

The “Knowledge quality assessment as a sensemaking device: an enquiry into uncertainties, agency and climate change” (KQA-SMD) project is an enquiry into the ability for climate change knowledge assessment to strengthen local communities through sensemaking. Climate change adaptation lies at the...

Awarded: NOK 20,000

Project Period: 2020-2021

Location: Vestland

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Yttrium oxyhydride for hydrogen generation by solar water splitting

Materials development for solar energy conversion for water splitting by photoelectrochemical cells (PEC) is an important problem. Although TiO2 is the most promising material because of its oxidative stability, energy band position, and abundance, it is a wide band gap material that absorbs ~3% ...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Security-relevant analysis of execution traces

In this project, we will jointly investigate how to harness novel, but now consumer-grade features of modern microprocessors for important problems in safety-critical systems and cybersecurity. Research results contribute to decreasing the defect rate in software, mitigate the effect of programmi...

Awarded: NOK 77,000

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Geometry of some non-classical Banach spaces.

The project focuses on open research questions connected to the geometry of non-classial Banach spaces of type Müntz and Schreier. Some of the questions are intimately linked to a modern and active research direction in Banach space theory where different geometric properties of Banach spaces cal...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2020-2021

Location: Agder

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Past changes in inter-annual climate variability: linking tropical and high latitude processes

Our proposal aims to study possible links between tropical and high-latitude changes in interannual climate variability. The NORCE and UN teams intend to compare their methodologies, and expertise on marine bivalves and sediment cores and cross-correlate results from high and low latitudes. Links...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2023

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Towards an Explainable AI in Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 corresponds in a way to the digitization of the factory. Through the use of the Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, the intelligent factory is characterized by continuous and instantaneous communication between the various tools and workstations integrated into the product...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2020-2022

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Gallium oxide for efficient power electronics

Gallium oxide is a promising material for power electronics and we propose a collaborative effort to boost our studies with the help of the exchange visits. Our work will start on the 1/1/2020 and will consist with 4 TASKS and 8 subtasks to be carried out during 12 months. The reason of choosing ...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Research Exchange in Combinatorial Scientific Computing

This proposal seeks funding for one PhD student from from Simula Research Laboratory, and for Johannes Langguth from Simula Research Laboratory to travel to ENS Lyon for collaboration in the area of algorithms for high performance computing. The first component of the collaboration will be a re...

Awarded: NOK 35,000

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Synchronous Languages meet Asynchronous Semantics

In the world of concurrent programs, futures are often used to synchronise asynchronous operations. In general, futures can be categorised as either implicit or explicit. With implicit futures, it is in general not possible to decide if a variable holds a future value or a concrete value in progr...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Vestland

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RAISING ACCESS TO RESOURCES FOR ADAPTIVE CAPACITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE

REACH aims to improve our understanding of how the provision and governance of decentralized infrastructure for enhancing access to and sustainable management of water and energy resources in rural areas can support stronger adaptive capacity, climate resilience and human security. The project wi...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2020-2023

Location: Oslo

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Recomposing the Islamic field in the Arab Gulf (STATEISLAM): State power and religious autonomy

The aim of the scientific project is to analyse how Gulf countries implement new religious policies, at times in the name of preventing violent extremism (PVE). The potential contribution of official Islamic institutions and faith-based organisations in the prevention of violent extremism is ofte...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2020-2023

Location: Oslo

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Fundamental Organometallic Gold (Au) Chemistry

This project concerns design and exploration of new gold(III) catalysts for reactions of unsaturated organic molecules. Catalyst development will be based on deep mechanistic insight obtained from a symbiotic interplay between experimental and computational approaches. The proposal is based on pa...

Awarded: NOK 20,000

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

ECOFIND (Ecosystem function and structure in the Subantarctic: the fine scale dimension)

Our work will focus on the subantarctic region, specifically within the Indian and Atlantic sectors of the Southern Ocean. This region sustains an exceptionally diverse marine megafauna guild but is also faced by a growing socio-economic concern (fishing) as well as multilateral political intere...

Awarded: NOK 64,643

Project Period: 2019-2020

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Control and observation of nonlinear systems

Searching for a general set of design tools applicable to controller design and analysis for any nonlinear system may be futile. Restricting the class of system dynamics with the aim of developing a more complete set of controller design tools for such a restricted model class therefore appears ...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

French-Norwegian Research Effort on Applied Dialogue Modelling

As stated above, the scientific exchanges will serve a two-fold objective. The first objective is a generic scientific exchange between the research groups, to foster collaboration on topics such as the creation of multilingual dialogue corpora or the development of socially-competent spoken dial...

Awarded: NOK 14,781

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Molecular dissection of human peripheral neuropathy

The correct functioning of the vertebrate nervous system requires the rapid conduction of nerve impulses over large distances. This saltatory conduction is enabled by the myelin sheath, a tighly packed, multilayered membrane wrapped around selected axons. Myelin is formed of dozens of lipid bilay...

Awarded: NOK 49,976

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Characterization of optical metasurfaces

Photonic resonators or structured arrays of resonators (MetaSurfaces, MSs) are becoming important design-concepts for making new optical components where optical functionalities can be engineered at the nanoscale, including scattering and absorption, polarization conversion, optical chirality or ...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2022

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions using photogranules

Greenhouse gas emissions are a significant driver of global climate change. Especially methane, a much stronger greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, has gained attention because of emissions from increased microbial activity in thawing permafrost and the dissolution of marine methane hydrates as a...

Awarded: NOK 23,703

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Rogaland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Combining Electrochemistry and Ultrasound for Selective Biomass Conversion

The use of biomass as an alternative raw material to fossil resources is of great interest for the industry. Lignocellulosic biomass consists mainly of cellulose, lignin, and hemicellulose. Various treatments (mainly thermal) allow the depolymerization or deconstruction of these solid materials a...

Awarded: NOK 74,725

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Computational Tools for Robotic Systems with Dynamic Constraints: Case Studies in Dynamic Manipulation

The project represents new initiative of two teams at NTNU and at LIRMM for joining research activities in approaching one of challenges of modern robotics. As outputs of the reciprocal visits, discussions and organization of experiments at NTNU and at LIRMM, we expect to reach the following: -...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Beyond-P: Algorithm Design and Analysis Beyond the Polynomial Time

Each team will involve 4 members to the proposal, among them 3 PhD students and 1 permanen researcher (8 researchers in total). From the LIRMM-team the students will be Lucas Isenmann, Abhijat Sarma, and Jocelyn Thiebaut, while from the UOB-team the students will be Kristine Vitting Klinkby Knuds...

Awarded: NOK 75,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Patterns of habitual physical activity in children with cerebral palsy in France and Norway

We plan to collect physical activity data on 20 typically developing children and 20 ambulatory children with CP, in Nice. Corresponding Norwegian data are available in Trondheim. In both countries, this will involve several experienced researchers and at least one PhD candidate and one master st...

Awarded: NOK 72,918

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Developing a new approach to improve the understanding of appetite control and growth in salmonids

The Arctic charr is a salmonid that shows strong seasonal fluctuations in food intake. The charr has a deep resilience in response to periods of fasting indicated by a lack of central hunger signalling. The underpinning physiological mechanism of the strong tolerance to feed deprivation, however,...

Awarded: NOK 33,139

Project Period: 2019-2019

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Swimming and swarming in complex fluids

An active fluid denotes a suspension of agents (particles, macromolecules, bacteria, or cells) that are able to convert energy into individual propulsion (for bacteria or cells this is internal chemical energy). Such self-propelled agents generally exhibit collective behavior (swarming). This pr...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

HYPOTHALAMIC TANYCYTES AS EPIGENETIC CALENDARS

This ambitious project addresses the role of hypothalamic tanycytes and epigenetic modification in regulating seasonal time keeping in mammals using two physiological paradigms, maternal programming and hibernation. This project brings together complementary skills in: 1) seasonal and development...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Advanced statistical methods for complex biomedical data structures

Project 1: The idea of this project is to develop a statistical methodology to exploit the information about the molecular structure of the data. In particular, the novel methodology aims at accounting for groups of biomarkers in high-dimensional survival models, namely when biological knowledge ...

Awarded: NOK 13,800

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Solar-powered H2 production from atmospheric humidity: A novel system to generate renewable fuels in deserted and off-grid areas

The impact of climate change on water quality and quantity is an important societal concern. The duration, magnitude and frequency of droughts are increasing due to the climate change. Water electrolysis is a rising method for hydrogen production and clean water supplies will become of vital impo...

Awarded: NOK 70,852

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Growth and management of uneven-aged mixed forests

Management of mixed species forest stands offers many advantages for the range of ecosystem services currently in the focus in Europe. We are currently studying the growth and management of even-aged mixed stands. Increasing interest for uneven-aged management across Europe makes it necessary to ...

Awarded: NOK 45,802

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Toxicological tests for secondary metabolites produced by cultivated Arctic diatoms

UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø is currently cultivating marine micro algae in large scale bioreactors by using CO2 in flue gases from a local ferrosilicon plant. In order to monitor to content of potential toxic metabolites in the algae cultures, we want to study if culture extracts have any...

Awarded: NOK 73,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

activeVISION - Active perception and 3D pose estimation of compliant deformable objects applicable to agriculture and ocean space sector

Active perception by an automated movement of the 3D sensor mounted on a robot arm is essential for exploration of the scene and the object that needs to be manipulated. It is also a prerequisite for development of novel concepts for robotic automation and application of these in industries worki...

Awarded: NOK 88,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage