300 projects

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-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-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-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-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-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

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-INFRA-Research infrastructures

RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE TRAINING PLUS

Research Infrastructures (RI) are standing pillars for excellence in science and a vital element for the realization of the European Union as a knowledge-based society. Together with Core Facilities (CF)- existing in many universities, academic research centres and national nodes of distributed R...

Awarded: NOK 2.7 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland og 2 andre

H20-HEALTH-Health, demographic change and wellbeing

Management of chronic cardiometabolic disease and treatment discontinuity in adult ADHD patients

TIMESPAN's main objective is to advance the management of patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) and co-occurring cardiometabolic disease by improving available treatments and risk stratification. Emerging evidence points at substantial comorbidity and shared genetics betw...

Awarded: NOK 4.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-INFRA-Research infrastructures

Advancement and Innovation for Detectors at Accelerators

Particle physics attracts a global community of more than 10,000 scientists, and Europe’s leadership, with CERN as its major laboratory, is internationally recognised. Discoveries are technology-driven; more performant accelerators require innovative detectors to unfold their scientific potential...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland og 3 andre

H20-INFRA-Research infrastructures

COhort cOmmunity Research and Development Infrastructure Network for Access Throughout Europe

The aspiration to secure the wellbeing of children and young people is explicit in Grand Challenges such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The EU has similarly highlighted the importance of securing the future of children and young people. It has become accepted that inequalities must ...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-ERC-European Research Council

War and Fun: Reconceptualizing Warfare and Its Experience

The overall goal of WARFUN is to offer a new understanding of war and soldiering through a study of the role and implications of fun for soldiers and veterans. An understanding of the complexity of soldiers’ participation in war requires an epistemic change in conventional approaches. This projec...

Awarded: NOK 21.4 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2026

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Changing Water Cultures

The changing climate is disrupting fresh water infrastructures. Dominant technocratic systems of knowledge and practice supporting water infrastructures in Europe are being undermined by rapid changes, which introduce new uncertainties and contest old securities. We need novel ways of mobilising ...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Drivers of Ecosystem Collapse and RecoverY across the Permo-Triassic

The Permo–Triassic mass extinction (PTME) was the most catastrophic extinction in the last 541 million years (Ma), with estimated losses of biodiversity as high as 90% of marine species and 75% of terrestrial vertebrates. There is now a robust temporal link between the PTME and Siberian Traps vol...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-SOCIETY-Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies

Pioneering policies and practices tackling educational inequalities in Europe

The main objective of the RIA PIONEERED is to determine research-informed policy measures and identify pioneering policies and practices to mitigate (intersectional) inequalities in access to, uptake and completion of education, both in formal and informal educational settings. This involves a) m...

Awarded: NOK 6.7 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Health-benefit understanding of mercury-selenium interactions from fish to human

MERFISH brings together international experts from a wide array of interdisciplinary research areas (analytical chemistry, fish nutrition, environmental science, communication, toxicology & aquaculture) from industry and academia from EU, Brazil and Mauritius, with a long-term goal of furthering ...

Awarded: NOK 0.49 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Vestland

H20-HEALTH-Health, demographic change and wellbeing

VACCELERATE - European Corona Vaccine Trial Accelerator Platform

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic creates an unprecedented burden worldwide. Vaccine-induced immunity is the only promising solution. There is continued need for phase 2 & 3 vaccine trials to reach long-term, large-scale immunity of the entire European population. VACCELERATE will be the pan-European...

Awarded: NOK 7.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-TPT-Smart, green and integrated transport

CURRENT DIRECT – Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

The transport sector contributes to almost a quarter of Europe’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Compared to other sectors, such as agriculture or energy industries, it is the only sector with emissions higher than that of 1990. Waterborne transport emissions represent around 13% of the overall E...

Awarded: NOK 18.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland og 2 andre

H20-TPT-Smart, green and integrated transport

Enabling sustainable AiR MObility in URrban contexts via emergency and medical services

AiRMOUR focuses on research and validating novel concepts and solutions to make urban air mobility safe, secure, quiet and green but also more accessible, faster, affordable and publicly accepted. In response to the call, AiRMOUR presents an approach that takes on one of the most critical and cha...

Awarded: NOK 16.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Rogaland og 2 andre

H20-LEIT-LEIT-SPACE-Space

Services based on Ecosystem data AssiMiLation: Essential Science and Solutions

The ocean provides us with vital climate and food services by absorbing 30% of anthropogenic carbon emissions and supplying 17% of animal proteins to the world’s population. However, we are still far from accurately estimating these services using the state-of-the-art operational models at the Co...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-ENERGY-Secure, clean and efficient energy

Hydrogen Storage In European Subsurface

Renewable hydrogen combined with large scale underground storage enables transportation of energy through time, balancing out the impacts of variable renewable energy production. While storing pure hydrogen in salt caverns has been practiced since the 70s in Europe, it has never been carried out ...

Awarded: Hidden

Project Period: 2021-2022

Location: Vestland

H20-LEIT-LEIT-ICT-Information and Communication Technologies

Cognitive Robotic System for Digitalized and Networked (Automated) Insect Farms

By 2030 over 9 billion people, along with animals raised for food or kept as companions, will need to be fed generating inconsistencies between the demand and supply of food resources and promoting food insecurity by rendering food as unavailable, unaffordable, unevenly distributed or unsafe to e...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

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

Arqus Research and Innovation

The Arqus European University Alliance brings together seven longstanding prestigious comprehensive research-intensive universities who share extensive experience in joint projects and a similar profile as internationalized institutions with deep regional engagement. Through this project, Arqus ...

Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Exploring cell-to-cell heterogeneity and exploiting epigenetic regulation for the interception of myeloid disease cells.

Disease interception is a novel concept referring to treatment of a disease before the disease fully develops by removing altered cells. To make disease cell interception a reality we will need to overcome two key challenges. First, we will need to be able to identify few altered disease cells am...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Research and training network on understanding Deep icE corE Proxies to Infer past antarctiC climatE dynamics

DEEPICE aims to train a new generation of European researcher (15 ESRs) working on scientific issues related to climate change in Antarctica by taking advantage of the unique scientific dynamic of the new European ice drilling "Beyond EPICA" which started in 2019 to extract a 1.5 million years ol...

Awarded: NOK 6.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Vestland

H20-SOCIETY-Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies

Accelerating Digital Innovation in Schools through Regional Innovation Hubs and a Whole-School Mentoring Model

iHub4Schools will propose mechanisms to accelerate whole-school digital innovation in and across schools through establishment of Regional Innovation Hubs. Our aim is to support a minimum of 75 European schools and 600 teachers to implement project approaches by establishing regional innovation h...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

H20-TPT-Smart, green and integrated transport

DEMONSTRATING LIQUID HYDROGEN FOR THE MARITIME SECTOR

The develops and validates approaches to build (3MW) and scale (to 20MW) fuel cell approaches that lower operational cost (capex) and design cost of LH2 PEM operations. We integrate the technical solutions in a larger socio-technical system, in cooperation with linked projects and considerable in...

Awarded: NOK 64.9 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2025

Location: Viken og 7 andre

H20-LEIT-LEIT-SPACE-Space

Copernicus CAL/VAL Solution

The objective of the Copernicus Cal/Val Solution (CCVS) is to define a holistic solution for all Copernicus Sentinel missions (either operational or planned) to overcome current limitations of Calibration and Validation (Cal/Val) activities. Operational Cal/Val is required to ensure the quality o...

Awarded: NOK 0.91 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Vestland