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FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

The Systems Biology of Breast Cancer

Systems Biology of Breast Cancer creates a world-class cancer research team, working systematically towards understanding of the biological dynamics of breast cancer. Breast cancer is a genetic disease; breast tumor genomes are dynamic and tumors are com plex systems shaped by gene aberrations, ...

Awarded: NOK 9.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Functional Genomics of Regulatory T cells - Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Immunomodulation

The main goal of the research plan is to understand how the immune system controls immune reactivity and balances self-tolerance versus an efficient immune defence. This could potentially lead to new understanding of key factors in the pathogenesis of hum an disease. Specifically, we aim to inves...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Kimdanningskontroll for optimaliserte egenskaper

Al-Mg-Si-(Cu), som er den vanligste typen Al-legeringer til strukturelle formål, får sin styrke fra utfelling, presipitering, av herdende partikler, presipitater. Tetthet og fordeling av presipitater er det som i hovedsak definerer egenskapene til legerin gen. Det har, delvis med NFR-støtte, vært...

Awarded: NOK 20.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2014

Location: Oslo

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: Akershus

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Autovernstolper med retningsbestemte egenskaper

Dagens autovern har en stolpe av impregnert trevirke og er kun godkjent på grunn av manglende alternativer. Plasto har teknologi basert på miljøvennlige, resirkulerbare termoplaster. Ved å videreutvikle denne kompetansen har vi som mål å utvikle miljøvenn lige løsninger som har bedre ytelse. Kons...

Awarded: NOK 13.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Møre og Romsdal

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Immunmodulatorer brukt som hjelpestoff ved immunterapeutisk behandling

Prosjektet bygger på omfattende studier i de siste 15 år av den sykdomsforebyggende virkning av immunstimulerende beta-glukaner. Grunnleggende forskning har klarlagt sammenhenger mellom kjemisk struktur og immunologisk virkning av denne stoffgruppen. Tekn ologisk utviklingsarbeid har gjort det mu...

Awarded: NOK 12.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

NEURONES FORMING FUNCTIONAL NETWORKS IN THE MOTH BRAIN

We are searching to uncover the neuronal network involved in chemosensory coding and appetitive learning in insects, using moths of the subfamily Heliothinae as model organisms. The focus in the present project is to characterise physiologically and morph ologically neurones in the primary and th...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Protein - DNA interactions at atomic levels

The project aims at exploring protein-DNA interactions at atomic levels using novel DNA-binding proteins. Protein targets will be selected from the genomes of the extremophiles Deinococcus radiodurans and Vibrio salmonicida and produced recombinant in qua ntities necessary for structural and func...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

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: Akershus

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

FESIL Solar Grade Silicon

The photo-voltaic (PV) industry has an growth rate of about 30% - a situation that many other industries can only dream about. Today, the majority of solar cells are made of silicon, and experts believe that it will take at least a decade before other PV technology based on other materials can ho...

Awarded: NOK 20.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Multiscale Simulation of Highly Heterogeneous and Fractured Reservoirs

During the last 2-3 years, SINTEF has in collaboration with NTNU developed new multiscale methods for computing pressure and flow velocities in petroleum reservoirs. In the current project we wish to develop these methods further and demonstrate to the oi l industry that multiscale methods can be...

Awarded: NOK 7.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Pulsed plasma surface treatment for wear and corrosion protection of superalloys and stainless steel valves, pumps and pipes

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Awarded: NOK 3.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Akershus

MAROFF-2-Maritim virksomhet og offsh-2

Coping with Risk in Maritime Logistics - Managing vulnerability, risk and resilience in maritime logistics chains

Ship-owners being able to offer logistics services that cover the complete maritime logistics chain, including planning, control, management, improvement and optimization, brings new areas of opportunities, e.g. better control of resources and interfaces, but also increased vulnerabilities and r...

Awarded: NOK 14.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Wireless electromagnetic data communication for downhole use

Flexible smart well solutions for oil wells are limited due to a lack of available systems for wireless data communication. To obtain fully autonomous control and monitoring units downhole, power will have to be generated on the spot and power efficient w ireless communication is critical. A sub...

Awarded: NOK 8.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Design and Production of Planar SOFCs from Nanoparticles with Emphasis on Support and Sealing

NANOSOFC will aim to manufacture and test a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) from nanoparticles, which were developed in an earlier project: MSOFC. Two urgent SOFC technology issues will also be addressed: support and sealing for planar cells. Two new nanopar ticle products were developed in MSOFC, b...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

The study of translocation of extragenous growth factors into cells- mechanisms and biological function of intracellular growth factors.

The growth, development and repair of cells and organs are controlled by a variety of hormones, growth factors and cytokines. Many of these factors are proteins that bind to specific molecules (receptors) at the cell surface. These receptors reside in the plasma membrane. Lipid membranes control...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Surviving without oxygen - from heart function to DNA replication

While most vertebrates die within minutes of anoxia (no oxygen), a few species can tolerate anoxia about 1000 times longer. These include the crucian carp (Carassius carassius, No: karuss), a common fish in Norway, and some turtles. Anoxia and ischemia related diseases are the major killers in ...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

MILGENHEL-Miljø, gener og helse

Nano-sized versus larger particles: Does extremely small size introduce unique mechanisms for particle-induced toxicity?

Nanoparticles (NP) have been suggested to be important factors in inducing lung and heart disease of particulate air pollution (PM), and are also increasingly used in industry and medicine. Thus, there is an increasing concern for both public and occupati onal exposure. Generally, inflammation is...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

SUP-NHD-Strategiske UoH-progr.fin.NHD

Materials for sensor and imaging applications

The objective of the SUP is to establish UiO as an internationally leading institution with respect to research and development of sensor and imaging materials for selected applications. The project aims at integrating strong experimental and theoretical activities in chemistry, physics, material...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Intellifeed - Intelligent lager og tilførselssystem for automatisert produksjon av store produkter

Gjennom en state of the art undersøkelse vil prosjektet bringe fram en beskrivelse av den kunnskapen som finnes om automatisk lagring, tilførsel og mating av stor produkter. I prosjektet defineres dette som produkter med største dimensjon i området mellom 200 mm og 2m. Kartlegging og utvikling...

Awarded: NOK 14.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Akershus

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

Wireless biomedical sensors

FoU prosjektet vil utvikle neste generasjons biomedisinske sensorplattform basert på mikro/nano teknologi kombinert med en miniatyrisert, biokompatibel sensorløsning. Sensorplattformen skal utvikles for ulike biomedisinske anvendelser, og åpne opp for ava nserte medisinske anvendelser ifbm operas...

Awarded: NOK 6.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestfold

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Prevention of hydrogen induced stress cracking (HISC) in subsea pipelines and production systems made from stainless steel.

There has been an increasing trend in the use of stainless steel alloys instead of carbon steel for subsea flowlines and production systems during the last 10 years in the oil industry. Even if this normally is a more robust solution compared to the use of carbon steel insofar as internal corros...

Awarded: NOK 7.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

XRT Scanner - X-ray elemental analysis for waste recycling

Titech Visionsort is leading in high capacity waste sorting machines, which sort out plastics and paper fractions based on optical spectroscopy. This method can not be extended to sorting of black plastics, identification of flame retardant additives, and sorting of metals and Aluminium alloys, ...

Awarded: NOK 5.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

GLOBHELS-Global helse

Norwegian Forum for Global Health Research

According to the statutes the Forum shall promote high quality research and training aiming at improving health and health care for marginalized population groups in low- and middle-income countries. The main strategies applied to fulfill the objectives of the Forum include activities to: " Imp...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Vestland

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Wireless instrumentation and sensor systems

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Awarded: NOK 12.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

eControl, drilling simulation and control for extreme conditions

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Awarded: NOK 11.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Agder

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Modulation of a PKA-Csk-Lck inhibitory pathway in T cell lipid rafts by CD28-mediated recruitment of a b-arrestin/phosphodiesterase complex

The goal of this project is to understand the molecular mechanisms for cAMP inhibition of lymphocyte proliferation and immune functions. Specifically, we want to understand the molecular interactions and spatio-temporal regulation of the newly mapped PKA- type I-Csk inhibitory pathway regulating ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

Molecular Pathogenetic Mechanisms of Heart Failure - Dissecting GRK Function in The Heart

Heart failure, the final outcome of many cardiovascular disorders, is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the Western Hemisphere. Indeed, the incidence and prevalence of heart failure in the Western Hemisphere are increasing due to altered demogra phics with increased proportion of elderl...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Cellular Mechanisms Templating Complex Extracellular Structures via Cellulose Scaffolds: the Oikopleura House

Extracellular matrices are a fundamental interface through which cells and organisms interact with their external environment. In some cases very complex 3-dimensional structures are formed and the extracellular matrix of plants is crucial in effecting de velopmental pattern formation. Cellulose ...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Vestland

KLINISK-Klinisk forskning

MOLECULAR MR IMAGING OF BREAST CANCER Treatment monitoring and prognostic evaluation

Successful cancer treatment and recovery depends upon early diagnosis, but also important is the decision on which type of treatment each cancer patient should receive. Through a combination of new contrast agents and improved technology, MR is making adv ances in identifying the functional and m...

Awarded: NOK 5.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage