191 projects

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

A Longitudinal Historical Population Register for Norway. Project nr 224

In the 21st century we need to access our world-class demographic data digitally and longitudinally in order to remain at the forefront of population oriented studies. As the forefront of population research also historically moves from the use of cross-s ectional sources to longitudinal register...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

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

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Biobank Norway - at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health

All diseases develop as a result of the interplay between genes and environment. The aim of medical research is to discover causes of disease, and disentangle disease mechanisms. Internationally, a number of large scale projects to study genes, environmen t and health have been initiated in the w...

Awarded: NOK 14.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

The Norwegian Cerebrovascular Research Infrastructure (NCRI)

Each year, there are approximately 16,000 strokes in Norway and 1 million strokes in the European Union. The total incidence of stroke is projected to increase by 50% the next 20 years because of the rapid increase in the elderly population, and it is pre dicted that stroke will account for 6.2% ...

Awarded: NOK 1.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

AVIT - updgrading and development of the NTNU membrane laboratory for enviornmental applications

Membrane research is a strategic research area at the Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, NTNU. The membrane research portfolio is increasing. This application aims at strengthening and developing the research infrastructure and compete nce at the department which will enable a...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Marine biochemical engineering- LIPIDPLATFORM

Norway is a major actor in the production of purified omega-3 oils for the world food market. More than 40 % of the purified omega-3 oils worldwide for use in food and food supplements are produced in Norway at a market value of 1.3 billion NOK per year. In addition Pronova Biopharma, Sandefjord...

Awarded: NOK 4.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2015

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Real time climate observations at the position of weather ship Mike

The weather ship Polarfront which is located in the Norwegian Sea at 66°N, 2°E is being removed from its position 1 January 2010. The weather ship represents a variety of time series some of which started in 1948 covering ocean profiles from the deep ocea n (> 2000m) to the surface using CTD meas...

Awarded: NOK 12.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Developing a national strategy for ICOS; the Integrated Carbon Observation System

Present and future greenhouse gas (GHG) balances of terrestrial ecosystems are at the core of scientific and political issues, as increases in terrestrial CO2 and CH4 emissions will accelerate Global Warming. A new large scale European infrastructure is d evoted to this issue: the International C...

Awarded: NOK 0.50 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Viken

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Motion Capture Equipment for Interdisciplinary Research on Music, Motion, Minds, and Machines

This project aims at advancing our knowledge of music-related body movement by way of a state-of-the-art motion capture equipment and a database for music-related body movement data from this equipment so that the data may be shared with other researchers nationally and internationally. Studying...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2017

Location: Oslo

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure

The project aims at bringing ECCSEL forward to the EU-funded preparatory phase. The main goal of the project is to compose a successful application for funding through the EU FP7 Capacities program. The most important task is therefore to write the propos al for funding, which includes arranging ...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

National research infrastructure Norwegian Marine Data centre

Marine research is by nature multi-disciplinary, combining physical, geological, chemical and biological knowledge and data. High quality and efficient marine research requires easy and rapid access to marine data across institutions and disciplines. At p resent Norway lacks an integrated system ...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

SAFFT - Shearing, fracturing and flow in geomaterials related to petroleum reservoirs, CO2 storage and geothermal energy production

Recent research and industry projects show an increasing need for integrating geomechanics and rock physics with geology to improve the understanding of the subsurface behaviour during complex processes like excavation and foundation, landslides, disposal of contaminated sediments, geological st...

Awarded: NOK 7.1 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Oslo