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Peptoid nanotubes for cancer therapy

Organic nanotubes are promising nanomaterials displaying many potential applications in nanotechnology, in particular nanomedicine. Nanomaterials with cylindrical or rod-like morphologies are of great advantage to get a longer circulation time in blood compared to spheres with similar chemistry a...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2022-2023

Location: Oslo

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Cross-Layer Cognition in Mobile Edge Computing (CroCoMilE)

The global trend to extend connectivity to many devices for everyday use lead to the emergence of Edge computing. A paradigm where data and services are gradually pushed from the cloud which allows edge-level data storage and processing, increasing responsiveness through lower commu...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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Gradient Flow Modelling of Multi-phase Flow in Deformable Porous Media

Fluid flow in deformable porous media is of high relevance in both France and Norway. Applications with a strong multi-physics coupling range from subsurface activities as CO2 storage, geothermal energy, and nuclear waste management, to biomedical engineering as studying Alzheimer’s and osteopor...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Vestland

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Technology Roadmap for Autonomous Feeder Loop Service

Under this project, the partners will form a collaborative research project titled “Technology Roadmap for Autonomous Feeder Loop Service” (TRAFLS). Despite rapid technological developments toward fully autonomous systems for the transport and logistics industry, their commercial applications sti...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2023

Location: Vestfold

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Advanced processing of SAR images for the Arctic

For the characterization of Arctic scenario, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensing plays a key-role. SAR satellites provide measurements regardless of weather conditions and natural illumination with high spatial resolution. In particular, the Sentinel-1 mission is considered an important operat...

Awarded: NOK 40,000

Project Period: 2022-2023

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

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Simulation-based training and assessment in laparoscopic surgery

The introduction of minimally invasive surgery in the 90’s, together with an increased public attention to surgeons’ competencies in general, have created an interest in how to acquire and test surgical skills outside of the operating room. In addition, organizational changes such as increased f...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Drug repurposing for improved therapy of myeloid cancers

Behandling av myeloide kreftformer er særskilt krevjande av fleire grunnar. Dei fleste pasientane er eldre, og toler ikkje optimal behandling. Dei får difor mildare behandling enn yngre pasientar. Det vil difor vera ein større risiko for at behandlinga ikkje lukkast, og at ein får terapi-resisten...

Awarded: NOK 73,000

Project Period: 2021-2022

Location: Vestland

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Self-sufficient in-vivo sensors by multi-physics energy harvesting

Scientifically the project is concerned with a new way to harvest energy from sources accessible for in vivo devices. These sources can be of mechanical, thermal, or photonic nature, but within the body the energy that can harvested from each of them individually is rather small. In our novel app...

Awarded: NOK 45,508

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Deciphering the physiology of Nordic snow-algae and cell membrane stress responses

The project will study the adaptation and subcellular physiology of Arctic snow-algae, which have unique metabolic adaptations and could play roles in climate change. The project will use new research tools including selected techniques from the microbial and plant sciences to investigate how sno...

Awarded: NOK 30,000

Project Period: 2021-2022

Location: Nordland - Nordlánnda

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Exploring the interplay between textures and touch velocity in tactile perception.

This project aims to lay the ground for a larger project to investigate how texture and touch velocity shape subjective perception and experience. Together with early-career researchers, pilot data will be collected and analysed, before both groups meet for presentation of the data at the IASAT m...

Awarded: NOK 63,257

Project Period: 2021-2022

Location: Oslo

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Dynamics of deadwood decompostion tempo by forest fungi

In forests, wood is an essential component of carbon and nitrogen cycling and serves as habitat and resources for organisms like fungi, bacteria, insects. Saprotrophic fungi having powerful enzymatic and non-enzymatic mechanisms are key decomposers of the lignocellulosic complex in wood, affectin...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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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 75,787

Project Period: 2020-2023

Location: Akershus

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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: 2020-2023

Location: Vestland

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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: 2020-2023

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

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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: 2020-2024

Location: Oslo

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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 27,658

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Oslo

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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

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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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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: 2020-2023

Location: Vestland

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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 58,753

Project Period: 2020-2023

Location: Vestland

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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 - Romsa - Tromssa

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

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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

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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

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: 2019-2023

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 - Romsa - Tromssa

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

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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