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F-GEO-Naturvitenskap, geofag

Øglegraverne 2007

We apply for funding of a a large scale excavation at Knerten, south of Diabasodden three weeks in August 2007. The locality was discovered during fieldwork in 2006 and represents one of the most important new sites for marine reptiles worldwide.

Awarded: NOK 1.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

POLRES-Polarforskning POLRES

SSF - Workshop - Ny-Ålesund i april 2007

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Awarded: NOK 0.18 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Conversion of salmon by-products to high-value ingredients of growth media for probiotic bacteria

Rest raw materials (by-products) from the marine aquaculture industry are a little utilized resource, with a vast potential due to the presence of valuable polyunsaturated lipids, rare anti-oxidants and large amounts of protein. Recent developments in the applicant?s and other European laborator...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Akershus

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Rights to uncultivated land and social change

The goal of the project is to describe and analyse issues of rights relating to uncultivated land in rural areas in Norway, including coastal areas, in the light of current social and economic changes and development needs in these areas. The main emphasi s is on different types of rights and org...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

FRIBIO-Biologi og biomedisin

The early stages of adaptive divergence: the speed of evolution

In this proposed project we will study processes during the early phase of adaptive divergence. Lesjaskogsvatnet was colonized by grayling Thymallus thymallus in 1880 and during 120 years more than 20 demes have been established. Owing to profound tempera ture differences among tributaries, we ex...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

BIOEVO-Evolusjonsbiologi og økologi

Sexual selection and diversification: a multilevel analysis of mate choice cues in the bluethroat

Determining the causes and consequences of reproductive decisions is central to the understanding of evolutionary processes such as sexual selection and speciation. This research project represents an ambitious plan towards achieving a comprehensive under standing of the factors influencing the r...

Awarded: NOK 0.52 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Oslo

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Validation of CO2 Capture

In absorbers for removal of CO2 from exhaust from natural gas fired power stations the liquid/gas flow ratio is very low. Problems may easily arise with wetting of the packing material. This reduces mass transfer. In order to counteract this effect good i nitial distribution of liquid is essentia...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Rogaland

DEMO2000-Prosj.ret tekn.utv. petro.virk

Smart mud system for mud handling and drill cuttings removal.

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Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Rogaland

DEMO2000-Prosj.ret tekn.utv. petro.virk

Verification of a directional seabed seismic source at Gjøa for shallow waterflow and shallow gas investigations

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Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Geological storage of CO2, the marine component.

The project will review the present understanding on processes involved if CO2 seeps from geological formations, through the benthic boundary layer, toward the oceanic water column. And, how the marine biota will be influenced by elevated CO2 concentratio n, and the possibility of monitoring and ...

Awarded: NOK 1.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Vestland

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Økt bruk av tre i byggenæringen - miljøforhold som konkurransefaktor

Den overordnede ideen er at prosjektet skal tilgjengeliggjøre miljødokumentasjon i de kildene som oppsøkes av beslutningstakere, forskningsmiljøer og offentlig administrasjon, og dermed bidra til økt bruk av tre i byggenæringen. I tillegg vil prosjektets resultater kunne brukes til å tilrettelegg...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Bedre utnyttelse av biovarme fra sagbruk ved optimalisering av prosesser og salg av fjernvarme

Det produseres store mengder varme ved hjelp av biobrensel på norske sagbruk i dag. Utfordringen er å utnytte denne varmen på en mest mulig effektiv måte. Gjennom dette prosjektet vil det bli sett på mulighetene for å optimalisere varmeproduksjonen og pr osessene i fyr- og tørkeanlegg for å kunn...

Awarded: NOK 0.60 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Modeling of the effects of CO2 leaks from pipelines and process facilities

When processing and transporting significant quantities of CO2 there is a potential for leaks of CO2 to plant or surroundings. CO2 is denser than air and will replace air near the ground. Significant leaks may represent a significant hazard to people down wind, and even moderate sized leaks may f...

Awarded: NOK 1.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Vestland

MILGENHEL-Miljø, gener og helse

Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality: Effects of noise or air pollution or both?

Since road traffic is a source of both air pollutants and noise, it is very important to disentangle the health effects of the two very different types of environmental exposures related to road traffic. There are indications that both noise and air pollu tion are associated with increased risk o...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Functional genomics and diabetes in Norway - Clinical, molecular, cellular and epidemiological analysis of monogenic diabetes

Diabetes is a common and severe disease. Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is an inherited type of diabetes with decreased insulin secretion. Based on our national MODY Registry, we have recently identified a novel syndrome of exocrine and endoc rine pancreatic dysfunction caused by mut...

Awarded: NOK 8.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Ukjent Fylke

F-INF-Naturvitenskap, informatikk

Explicit model predictive control of switched nonlinear systems: Stability and optimality

Process operation often involves controlled, discrete transitions between multiple, continuous dynamical modes of operation, in order to handle changes in raw materials, energy sources, product specifications and market demands. This leads to an overall p rocess behaviour that is more appropriate...

Awarded: NOK 91,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-JSPS-JSPSmobilitet fra Japan

Murashita, Koji, JSPS-FY2007, long-term - Functional analysis of leptin in Atlantic Salmon

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Awarded: NOK 0.34 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Vestland

IPY-Det internasjonale polaråret 2007/2008

The researcher and satellite bringing polar science into the classroom

The PolarEduSpace will provide opportunities for the classroom teachers and the students at teacher Colleges to attend training courses with content/activities focusing on polar science both on-line and e.g. at Andøya Rocketrange (ARR) and in Longyearbyen . The teachers will be provided with cont...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Nordland - Nordlánnda

IS-JSPS-JSPSmobilitet fra Japan

Ojima, Daisuke, JSPS-FY2007, long-term - Integrated neuro-endocrine control mechanisms regulating migration and growth in Arctic charr

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Awarded: NOK 0.64 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRINAT-Matematikk og naturvitenskap

Microwave studies of unsaturated compounds with hetero atoms, as well as molecules of interstellar and prebiotic interest

An application is made for a 2 years post doc position. The cooperation will primarily be between our lab in Oslo and with the lab of Directeur de Recherche CNRS, Dr. Jean-Claude Guillemin in Rennes, France. Directeur de Recherche CRNS, Dr. Jean Demaison, Lille, will also take part in this coope...

Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Assessment of mixture toxicity of compounds in discharges to the North Sea and coastal areas of Norway

The North sea and coastal areas of Norway receive input of pollutants from various sources including disharges from land, maritime and offshore oil production activitites, leakage from contaminated sediments and long-range atmospheric transport. These com pounds exist as complex mixtures in the r...

Awarded: NOK 4.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Oslo

VAM-Velferd, arbeid og migrasjon

Transnasjonale nettverk, nasjonale demokratier. Politisk mobilisering og engasjement blant unge voksne med innvandrerbakgrunn

Internasjonal migrasjon er et kjennetegn ved moderne globalisering. Økonomiske, politiske og sosiale forhold gjør at mennesker flytter til nye steder og etablerer seg i andre land. Mange opprettholder likevel viktige bånd til hjemlandet. Et resultat er at politisk aktivitet, lojalitet og tilhøri...

Awarded: NOK 5.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

FRIMEDBIO-Fri prosj.st. med.,helse,biol

Applying advanced computational and experimental tools to explore surface electrostatics in chitinases

Understanding how proteins work is a major challenge in the post-genome era. Traditionally proteins have been studied by the use of numerous biochemical techniques, but as the number of proteins that needs to be characterized has increased, so has the num ber of in computo techniques to study pro...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Akershus

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

The possible role of zooplankton in modulating ecosystem effects of acute oil spills in the Norwegian and Barents Seas.

The proposed project will study long-term effects of acute oil spills in the Norwegian and Barents Seas, focusing on the role of zooplankton. Zooplankton, constituting the food for e.g. herring, capelin and young cod, is central in the ecosystem; yet impo rtant questions remain unsolved. The over...

Awarded: NOK 3.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

GLOBHELS-Global helse

Immunity towards mycobacteria - identification of avirulent vaccine strains and therapeutic targets

Tuberculosis (TB) kills nearly 2 million people each year, and, together with HIV, Mycobacterium tuberculosis top the WHO list of deaths caused by infectious agents. In HIV infected individuals, Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) is a major cause of second ary lethal infections. The only vaccine c...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FRIMED-Klinisk medisin og folkehelse

Immunopathogenic mechanisms in coronary artery disease

Despite state of the art cardiovascular treatment, coronary artery disease (CAD) with development of acute coronary syndromes are still common manifestations of atherosclerosis, suggesting that important pathogenic mechanisms remain active and unmodified by the present treatment modalities. Based...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

An integrated study of stakeholders and living resources in relation to the potential effectiveness of MPAs as a management tool (MPAtool)

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a promising tool for preventing overexploitation of marine biological resources. However, there are still few MPAs in temperate waters. Encouraged by the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, the Institute of Marine Researc h and local commercial fishers, four MPAs...

Awarded: NOK 4.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

Linking global cities; Tracing local practices. Islamic Literature and Networks in the South-Western Indian Ocean

Our knowledge about the history of Islam in South-Eastern Africa ca. 1800-2000 has many lacunas. Very little is known about the spread, social structure and the writings of the Muslim communities in Northern Mozambique. Furthermore, only a handful of stud ies exist on the interconnections between...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Vestland

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Multifunctional Particulate Systems for Nanomedicine

The following NANOMAT project represents the Norwegian part of the MATERA project called NANOMEDPART. The aim of the MATERA project is to develop effective methods for the preparation of nanosized particles and nanosized capsules built of metallic, polyme ric, inorganic and composite materials ap...

Awarded: NOK 5.7 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

IS-RUS-Stipendprogram for NVRussl.

Flid, V RUS06/07-27

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Awarded: NOK 15,000

Project Period: 2007-2007

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage