191 projects

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Establishment of the ESFRI LifeWatch Norwegian consortium.

The main goal with the present initiative is to establish a new national consortium with a unique national collaboration between the foremost institutions in Norway holding and operating hundreds databases of national character, highly relevant for future biodiversity research and management. Th...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Completion of work with CESSDA PPP and the establishment of CESSDA ERIC

CESSDA is an umbrella organisation for social science data archives across Europe, which was on the ESFRI Roadmap in 2006. The objective was to develop a most advantageous research infrastructure for the European research communities. CESSDA was granted f unding for a Preparatory Phase Project un...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

The ACCESS Life Course Database

Population ageing presents new conditions and contexts for adult lives and relationships. The proposed project will develop a durable research infrastructure (The ACCESS Life-Course Database) aimed at improving the ability of social researchers to underst and the challenges and opportunities that...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian Atlantic Current Observatory

We propose to establish an infrastructure consisting primarily of state-of-the-art ocean glider instruments which initially provide real time temperature and salinity profiles as well as drift velocity in the area off the mid-Norwegian shelf towards the P olar Front. These observations will be co...

Awarded: NOK 18.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2017

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Research Infrastructure for High-Precision Palaeoecological Analyses

Palaeoecology is the ecology of the past and is concerned with the reconstruction of past flora, fauna, populations, communities, landscapes, and environments and with the understanding of the causes of observed changes seen in the palaeoecological record preserved as fossil pollen, seeds, and a...

Awarded: NOK 10.3 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian Micro- and Nano-Fabrication Facility (NORFAB)

The ambitions of the proposal are to provide national access to an infrastructure that contains generic equipment applicable for micro- and nanotechnology including complete process capabilities. It addresses a broad spectrum of users ranging from academi c groups focusing on fundamental research...

Awarded: NOK 71.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian Offshore Wind Energy Research Infrastructure

The infrastructure includes an OBLO (Offshore Boundary Layer Observatory), a measurement facility for observation of environment, atmospheric and oceanic boundary layer conditions, and a FLEXWT (Floating Experimental Wind Turbine), a fully instrumented mo derate sized (~225 kW) floating offshore ...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Infrastructure for the Exploration of Syntax and Semantics

Present day approaches to the study of language, linguistic processes and applied language technologies are crucially dependent on large 'treebanks'. These are collections of authentic sentences, annotated with detailed linguistic analyses at the syntactic and often also the semantic levels. Sinc...

Awarded: NOK 19.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2018

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian Satellite Earth Observation Database for Marine and Polar Research

The NORMAP research infrastructure targets availability of essential satellite based Earth Observations (EO) information products covering the high latitudes and Arctic regions, compliant with the Norwegian High North strategy emphasising the need for knowledge-based management of the Arctic regi...

Awarded: NOK 25.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2016

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

The planning of the Norwegian ELIXIR Node

This project will support the development of plans for establishment of a Norwegian Node of the ELIXIR European Bioinformatics Infrastructure. It will involve activities to increase the awareness of the initiative in the Norwegian community of bionformati cs users and mapping out needs and priori...

Awarded: NOK 0.36 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian High-Throughput Sequencing Centre

This proposal to establish an internationally competitive Norwegian High-Throughput Sequencing Centre (NSC) is built upon the existing HTS instruments in Norway: the Illumina Genome Analyzer II (GAII), and the 454 (Roche) sequencing platforms at Institute of Medical Genetics (IMG) and Centre for...

Awarded: NOK 23.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian participation in the European Advanced Translational Research Infrastructure in Medicine (EATRIS)

Traditionally, biomedical research in Europe has been strong. Comparing the biomedical research budgets in the US to the EU, the output in publications and citations of European scientists is more than competitive. However, the transition from research di scovery to clinical product has not kept ...

Awarded: NOK 0.44 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Medieval Norwegian Text Corpus

Menotec (Medieval Nordic Text Corpus) is a three-year project (2010-2012) which will build a large and balanced corpus of Medieval Norwegian texts, covering the period from around 1150 to around 1550. It will extend the Medieval Nordic Text Archive (http: //www.menota.org) which by now contains c...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

BIGCCS Laboratory

This application for scientific equipment relates to the FME Project BIGCCS Research Center, and encompasses the following equipment categories: 1) Equipment for development of high temperature membranes. This includes a planetary mill for preparing thin membranes with high heat flux, a test ri...

Awarded: NOK 11.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

ESFRI Preparatory Phase project: European Icebreaker Consortium (ERICON) - Aurora Borealis

Subsequent to being approved on the ESFRI Roadmap, ERICON has received Preparatory Phase (PP) funding from EU to establish a European consortium for construction and operation of the icebreaking research platform Aurora Borealis. University of Bergen is a mong the ERICON partner institutions Eur...

Awarded: NOK 0.46 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Norwegian Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure

The ESFRI-project Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure (CLARIN) is a large-scale pan-European collaborative effort to create, coordinate and make language resources and technology available and readily useable. The envisaged research in frastructure will act as an eScience medi...

Awarded: NOK 0.49 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

NorStore - Norwegian Data Storage Infrastructure

The objective of the NorStore initiative is to develop and operate a persistent, nationally coordinated infrastructure that provides non-trivial services to a broad range of scientific disciplines that have a variety of needs for storing and publishing di gital data. The infrastructure provides ...

Awarded: NOK 34.2 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Geosystem 3-D Seismic Imaging (G3)

The P-Cable 3D Seismic system is a newly developed system for acquisition of high-resolution 3D data. The P-Cable system has been developed from idea to proven technology during the past eight years. It offers forefront marine technology developed by a co nsortium of Norwegian Universities and co...

Awarded: NOK 9.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2012

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

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Infrastructure for space physics related research on Svalbard.

Svalbard har en unik geografisk plassering for rom-relaterte studier, og muliggjør både direkte og proxy studier av hvordan partikler fra solen påvirker vårt nære verdensrom. Universitetssenteret på Svalbard (UNIS) eier og drifter to store forskningsinstallasjoner for studier av prosesser i den ø...

Awarded: NOK 8.2 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2021

Location: Svalbard

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Advanced Conflict Data Catalogue: Defining an Industry-Standard for Data on Armed Conflict

The quantitative study of armed conflict is rapidly developing. The Armed Conflict Dataset, a joint Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) and PRIO project, has for some time been the most widely used dataset in this field. In order to maintain this status we must address the changing needs of the...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2015

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Preparatory project: Norwegian participation in MAX IV

This proposal is related to the planned large-scale research infrastructure MAX IV decided to be built in Lund, Sweden. Norway has been invited as a partner in this facility. Currently, Norway is member of ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) th rough NORDSYNC. Moreover, Norway has been...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

National Centre for Pilot Testing of Hydrogen Technologies

This pre-project is preparing for a large-scale research infrastructure (RI) for hydrogen technologies. Initially, the initiative is supported by the two largest R&D institutions in the field, NTNU and SINTEF, but the ultimate goal is to engage and involv e all major national stakeholders, both f...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Digitization and Dissemination of the Archaeological Museum Archives of the University Museums in Norway (DDAMA). Skisse nr. 319

The pre-project will plan for the Digitization and Dissemination of the Archaeological Museum Archives of the University Museums in Norway (DDAMA). DDAMA will be a joint initiative of the cultural-historical sections of the Norwegian university museums (T he museum of Cultural History, Oslo; Berg...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

BIOKLIMA National Infrastructure for Studying Climate Effects in Natural and Agro-ecosystems

The BIOKLIMA pre-proposal aims to design a national facility enabling integration of a wide range of science disciplines to address the challenges posed by the expected climate change. Disiplines included are plant biology, agronomy, plant pathology, m icrobiology, molecular biology, soil scie...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Viken

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Pre-project for Cable-based Ocean Observatory

Seven of Norway's leading scientific institutions, comprising the network NOON, have joined forces with the aim of establishing a world class research observatory. To be able to meet the challenges for frontier research there is a need for new infrastru cture permitting multidisciplinary, simul...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Pre-project for an Advanced Well Flow Loop for fundamental studies of multiphase pipe flow using high precision measurement techniques

Multiphase transport has become a key technology in the development of subsea oil and gas production. Robust and safe design of offshore installations requires reliable predictive models for multiphase flows, models which to a large extent rely on relevan t empirical data. IFE's Well Flow Loop, t...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Viken

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

CIEAR - Centre for Integrated Environmental Analytical Research

CIENS with its partner institutes NIVA (Norwegian Institute for Water Research), NILU (Norwegian Institute for Air Research) and the UiO (University of Oslo), along with STAMI (The National Institute of Occupational Health) and FHI (The Norwegian Institut e of Public Health) apply for a 2 MNOK pr...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

National Surface and Interface Characterisation Laboratory

Surfaces and interfaces are essential parts of all functional materials, determining their physical and chemical properties to a large extent. Knowledge about structure-composition-function relationships is the most important navigation tool in the develo pment of next generation materials within...

Awarded: NOK 25.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2015

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Pre-Project - Sustainable Building Laboratories - Large-scale Infrastructure for the Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings

The deliverables from the pre-project will be: - A detailed specification of the infrastructure needed at an item level. - An evaluation of the main risks of the project and contingency plans for mitigating the risks. - A set of scenarios of typical resea rch activity that the laboratory will ena...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Randers-Riste Center

Project summary The Randers-Riste Center (RRC) concerns the establishment of a neutron science and knowledge exchange centre at Kjeller in connection to the JEEP II research reactor. This could enable Norway to be in the forefront of research areas of the highest strategic priority: energy, envi...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Viken