509 projects

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Time and quantification in cognition, communication and cultural practice

This project investigates the relationship between time and number in human cognition, focusing on how this relationship is culturally and linguistically configured. This area remains under-researched in traditional societies speaking endangered languages. The experienced researcher will carry o...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

The evolutionary origins and consequences of bipolarity in Hydrozoa.

Bipolarity, or the presence of the same species in both polar regions, has intrigued the scientific community over centuries. Almost the entire tree of life taxa, from microbes to whales, are known to include some bipolar representatives inhabiting the Arctic and the Antarctic. However, our knowl...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Exploring the underlying mechanIsms of partial leptin reduction towards a non-invasive obesity therapy

Leptin regulates energy balance by functioning as a “satiety signal”. When identified 26 years ago, expectations were high that leptin therapies could be used for the treatment of obesity. In contrast to the successful use of leptin for treatment of individuals with lipodystrophy and complete lep...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Fucoxanthin Upregulation through Combined Omics and Metabolically Improving Control Segments

The growing awareness towards health and disease prevention holds a great future globally for naturally derived nutraceuticals. This has led to a dramatic increase in demands of naturally synthesized carotenoids, particularly fucoxanthin. This golden-brown carotenoid is used as anti-oxidant, anti...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Shaping European Research Leaders for Marine Sustainability

SEAS will provide exceptional inter- and transdisciplinary research and training opportunities, supported by a dedicated team supervision and inter-sectoral mentoring scheme for 37 ERs in the area of marine sustainability, a strategic focus of the beneficiary University of Bergen, Norway. The SEA...

Awarded: NOK 43.8 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2027

Location: Vestland

H20-INFRA-Research infrastructures

Storage Research Infrastructure Eco-System

According to the European Green Deal goals, new energy storage technologies will supply more flexibility and balance in the grid, providing a back-up to intermittent renewable energy and contribute to seasonal energy storage challenges. Above all, the main challenge for energy storage development...

Awarded: NOK 9.5 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage og 3 andre

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Design of a monolithic matter-wave interferometer for gravity sensing and navigation

Interferometry is a universal, precision metrology tool. Matter wave interferometers have been developed over the last decades and are now used as gravimeters for prospecting and geoscience and in fundamental studies, i.e. of quantum coherence, gravitational constant measurements and dielectric r...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

Gender-Gap in Political Endurance: a novel political inclusion theory

Democracies are under pressure worldwide: The political landscape is rapidly changing, with new parties emerging and old ones suffering, as voters turn away from established parties. We also witness a significant gender-gap in political endurance, meaning that women’s careers as elected represent...

Awarded: NOK 25.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-LEIT-

Demonstrating sustainable value creation from industrial CO2 by its thermophilic microbial conversion into acetone

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires a rapid paradigm shift towards the implementations of new, climate-positive solutions that can boost the European market. Emerging new solutions for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) have great potential to decarbonize production in the ...

Awarded: NOK 217.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestfold og Telemark og 4 andre

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Developing an Adverse Outcome Pathway for metabolic Nuclear Receptor-binding compounds in Atlantic cod

Environmental contaminants are accumulating in oceans and marine food webs and thereby pose a risk for both ecosystem and human health. In my MSCA-project, I aspire to bring the field of environmental toxicology to the next level by applying my track-record in developing Adverse Outcome Pathways ...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-SWAFS-CROSST-Science with and for Society - Cross-theme

ENGAGE.EU R-I BUILDING ENGAGED RESEARCH AND INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS

The ENGAGE.EU R&I project reinforces and expands the R&I component of the ENGAGE.EU European University. The Alliance was launched in 2020 and selected for funding under ERASMUS+. Additional Horizon 2020 funding will allow the Alliance and its members to deepen the transformations needed to achie...

Awarded: NOK 3.7 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

Fluid Inclusion Microthermometry in Speleothems

Ongoing global warming is rapidly moving us away from the climate states we are used to and understand from observational time series. This poses the urgent need to extend our “climate memory” by deciphering climate information stored in geologic archives. However, obtaining quantitative estimate...

Awarded: NOK 21.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-ENV-Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Climate relevant interactions and feedbacks: the key role of sea ice and snow in the polar and global climate system

Sea ice is an integral, changing part of the global Earth system. The polar climate system affects lives and livelihoods across the world by regulating climate and weather; providing ecosystem services; and regulating the ability of humans to operate (hunting, shipping, and resource extraction). ...

Awarded: NOK 19.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku og 3 andre

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Evolution of Low-latitude climates and Monsoon Onset

Reconstructing past climate provides a powerful means to investigate how human-induced warming may be manifested in global climate. Over the last 65 million years, Earth experienced periods of extreme warmth with elevated greenhouse gas concentrations similar to projections of future climate. Of ...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

Evolution of Cognitive Tools for Quantification

Exact quantification, including the ability to count, depends on both conceptual breakthroughs and cognitive tools such as numeral systems. These tools appear in striking diversity across cultures and manifest in different modalities (verbal, body-based, written, or material). To address the tant...

Awarded: NOK 28.6 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2027

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

Openings to the Inclusion of Muslim Minorities in Today’s Democracies

At the heart of contemporary politics in the old democracies in Europe and North America is a significant puzzle. How come the far right, advocating a nativist agenda particularly opposed to Muslims and Islam, is advancing at a time when public opinion research documents stability or decline in i...

Awarded: NOK 21.4 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-ENV-Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Next Generation Earth Modelling Systems

NextGEMS will develop and apply a new generation of global coupled Storm-Resolving Earth System Models (SR-ESMs) to the study of anthropogenic climate change. SR-ESMs are distinguished by their fine, 3 km, grid in the atmosphere and ocean. This allows a more physical representation of atmospheri...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-ENV-Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Polar Regions in the Earth System

The overall objective of PolarRES is to provide new insights into key local-regional scale physical and chemical processes for atmosphere-ocean-ice interactions in the Arctic and Antarctic, their responses to, and influence on, projected changes in the global circulation and their implications fo...

Awarded: NOK 26.5 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland og 2 andre

H20-HEALTH-Health, demographic change and wellbeing

Innovations to accelerate vaccine development and manufacture

Inno4Vac proposes an ambitious programme that will harness the latest advances in immunology, disease modelling, and modelling for tackling persistent scientific bottlenecks in vaccine development and for de-risking and accelerating this process. To reach this aim the project is divided into fou...

Awarded: NOK 16.5 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2027

Location: Oslo og 2 andre

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Climate and marine-ecosystem predictions in the Angola-Benguela Upwelling System

The Angola-Benguela Upwelling System located off the south-west African coasts sustains a very diversified marine ecosystem. This region undergoes the occasional manifestation of extreme interannual warm events known as Benguela Niño events that can devastate the ecosystem, deplete the fish stock...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of Process-Structure Interaction in Fractured Geothermal Systems

In the development and production of high-temperature geothermal resources, large induced gradients in pressure and temperature during injection operations results in complex dynamics. This includes boiling of geothermal fluids and deformation of the fractured rock, dynamics that are currently no...

Awarded: NOK 21.4 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-ENV-Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Pan-Arctic observing System of Systems: Implementing Observations for societal Needs

Arctic PASSION will address the urgent need for coordinated and accessible Earth observation and information services for the Arctic region. Despite significant international effort in the past, elements of the current pan-Arctic observing network still remain fragmented, disconnected, or have ot...

Awarded: NOK 43.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Svalbard og 5 andre

H20-TPT-Smart, green and integrated transport

Addressing challenges toward the deployment of higher automation

Hi-Drive addresses a number of key challenges which are currently hindering the progress of developments in vehicle automation. The key aim of the project is to focus on testing and demonstrating automated driving, by improving intelligent vehicle technologies, to cover a large set of traffic env...

Awarded: NOK 6.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-FOOD-Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research

OLIVE LEAF MULTI-PRODUCT CASCADE BASED BIOREFINERY: FROM AN UNDER-USED BIOMASS IN THE PRIMARY SECTOR TO TAILORMADE SOLUTIONS FOR HIGH ADDED VALUE INTERNATIONAL MARKET APPLICATIONS

OLEAF4VALUE is a three-year project that will develop a complete valorization system for the olive leaf. 4,5 million ton of olive leaves are produced annually in the world by the olive oil industry, a key industry in southern Europe and along the Mediterranean coast (Spain, Italy, Greece, Portuga...

Awarded: NOK 3.4 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-FOOD-Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research

Transition towards environment-friendly consumer products by co-creation of an oxidoreductase foundry

OXIPRO will contribute to the transition towards greener detergents, textiles, cosmetics and nutraceuticals by co-creating and co-developing an efficient oxidoreductase foundry under an interdisciplinary and systemic innovation approach, integrating high-performance computing and cutting-edge bio...

Awarded: NOK 18.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland og 2 andre

H20-ENV-Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials

Earth system models for the future

The current generation of Earth System Models (ESMs) provides an important scientific basis to understand climate change and inform policy action, both with respect to mitigation and adaptation to global change. However, ESMs need further development to reach their full potential to thoroughly de...

Awarded: NOK 8.5 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland og 2 andre

H20-FOOD-Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research

Sustainable COATings based on LIGNIn resins and bio-additives with improved fire, corrosion and biological resistance

Sustainability in coatings covers aspects related to energy and resource conservation, waste minimization or efficiency and the use of renewable and non-toxic products. The coatings industry has been driven by regulatory issues to diminish the content of volatile organic compounds to improve indo...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-ENERGY-Secure, clean and efficient energy

Collective Intelligence for Energy Flexibility

The COLLECTiEF consortium will enhance, implement, test and evaluate an interoperable and scaleable energy management system based on Collective intelligence (CI) that allows easy and seamless integration of legacy equipment into a collaborative network within and between existing buildings and u...

Awarded: NOK 9.9 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage og 3 andre

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Supply of dense water to the overflows across the Greenland-Scotland Ridge

SUPERFLOW will determine the pathways and dynamics of dense water in the Nordic Seas that sustains the lower limb of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), which helps maintain the temperate climate of northwest Europe. The densest water supplying the AMOC stems likely from the G...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

MechANIsms and actors of Feasible Energy Transitions

The technologies needed to decarbonize the electricity system are already commercially available. There are mathematical models of how these technologies can be deployed sufficiently fast and at a large enough scale to displace fossil fuels to meet climate targets. Yet there is no scientific meth...

Awarded: NOK 0.80 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland