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IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Efficient Algorithms for Graph Modification Problems

Motivated by the identification of some hidden combinatorial structures on experimental data-sets, graph modification problems cover a broad range of classical graph optimization problems, among which are edge-completion, edge-deletion, edge-edition or ve rtex-deletion problems. These problems a...

Awarded: NOK 95,323

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Stochastic bilevel optimization problems with applications to optimal planning in industry and services

The objective of this project is to set up a joint collaboration between NTNU and Universite Paris Sud in the development of numerical methods for solving an important class of applied decision problems, which are stochastic bilevel optimization problems. This class of problems has emerged recen...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

The Physics of the Thorium Cycle

Thorium is a significant resource that has the potential to be used in nuclear power generation in a way that can dramatically reduce the quantities of long-lived radioactive waste produced. We propose to use precise Monte-Carlo based 3D computer simulati ons to study the feasibility of incorpora...

Awarded: NOK 90,000

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Experimental and numerical studies of friction

Developing a better understanding of friction is a significant scientific challenge with important practical applications. Through the proposed collaboration we will establish a collaboration between two research groups with complementary skills both work ing on friction: a group in Lyon, France,...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

A cross-national approach on community planning. Workshops in partnership between University of Tromsø and l'Université Francois-Rabelais

This project is based on a partnership signed in 2009 between the University of Tromsø and l'Université Francois-Rabelais de Tours. The object of the project is duplex: to elaborate and actuate the partnership between our universities, and to elaborate th e research field of community planning th...

Awarded: NOK 89,955

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Ionisasjon og kvantekontroll i atomer, molekyler og graphene

I prosjektet tas det sikte på å etablere nytt samarbeid innen studier av molekyler og nanostrukturer (Rydberg atomer, graphene) utsatt for sterke og i noen tilfeller, kontrollerbare og korrelerte, tidsavhengige vekselvirkninger med ladete partikler eller elektromagnetiske felter. Det vil etable...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Collaboration between Nice and Trondheim to investigate the effect of neuromuscular activation strategies on muscle performance

Målet med dette prosjektet er å utvikle et solid og bærekraftig samarbeid mellom bevegelsesvitenskap i Nice (Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis; UNS) og Trondheim (Institutt for bevegelsesvitenskap, NTNU) på effekten av nevro muskulære aktiveringsstrategier på muskel...

Awarded: NOK 90,000

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Zinc-chelating disruptors of the casein kinase CK2

Dette programmet (ZINCK2) er knyttet til enzymet casein kinase 2 (CK2), som er et zink-avhengig enzym og en markør ved kreft og viktig for kreftcellenes spredning. Det ultimate prosjektmål er å studere om nye enzym-hemmere syntetisert i de to gruppene i L yon, Frankrike og Oslo, Norge, kan regule...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Groundwater modelling and 3D visualisation of Holmedal well field, Western Norway

The project aims at establishing research cooperation between, France and Norway in the field of modelling groundwater flow in fractured rocks. The research partners are the Université Pierre et Marie Curie Laboratoire Sisyphe (UPMC-Sisyphe) in Paris and the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) in ...

Awarded: NOK 40,000

Project Period: 2012-2013

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Characterisation of innate mucosal immunity during Cryptosporidium parvum infection

Newborn animals and humans are very vulnerable to infections via mucosal surfaces. Cryptosporidium parvum, a zoonotic pathogen that develops in the gut mucosa, causes profuse diarrhoea that can lead to death by dehydration. Due to the limited availability of drugs effective against the parasite,...

Awarded: NOK 10,825

Project Period: 2012-2014

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

APPLICATIONS OF COMBINATORIAL HOPF ALGEBRAS IN RENORMALIZATION AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Numerisk analyse av differensiallikninger er et forskningsfelt med hovedmålet å konstruere metoder for løsning av differensiallikninger ved datamaskinberegninger. Dette har anvendelser innen simuleringer av tidsdynamiske system i fysikk, kjemi, ingeniørfa g og dataspill. Et aktivt forskningstema ...

Awarded: NOK 40,000

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

CARCOM: Cooperative and Cognitive Vehicular Communications

The proposed project targets at "The Aurora mobility programme France-Norway" for a research exchange of young scientists between Simula Research Laboratory and ENSTA-ParisTech in the field of radio communications and its applications. Five of the involve d researchers are below the age of 34. On...

Awarded: NOK 31,766

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Fundamental Modelling of fluctuating particle motion in Chemical Looping Combustion reactors using a Lagrangian approach

Chemical Looping Combustion (CLC) is a new emerging technology designed to reduce the cost of CO2 capture. This technology incorporates fluidized bed multiphase reactors. The particles used within these reactors exhibit fluctuating motions that occur on s cales which are too small to be simulated...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Optical Properties of Supported Metallic Nanoparticles: Towards Quantitative Modeling

The French partner aims at understanding the vapor deposition growth and morphological behavior of metallic nanometer-size islands on oxide supports. Motivated by industrial applications, two main research directions of are developed: - the understand ing of wetting at metal/oxide interfaces;...

Awarded: NOK 79,309

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Recovering the Unseen: Coding Theory Applied to Compressed Sensing

The reconstruction of a (mathematical) object from a partial set of observations in an efficient and reliable manner is of fundamental importance. Compressed sensing is a new research area in which the object to be reconstructed is a k-sparse signal vec tor (there are at most k nonzero entries ...

Awarded: NOK 26,027

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

The response of arctic and alpine bird communities to climate change

Arctic and alpine ecosystems will be among the most severely affected under a warming climate. A good understanding of the consequences of climate change on arctic and alpine species coexistence and persistence is thus of paramount importance and urgentl y needed. Using large data sets on bird ...

Awarded: NOK 29,624

Project Period: 2011-2013

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Functional mapping of brainstem-spinal motor circuits

Understanding how specific groups of neurons contribute to behaviour is a formidable challenge which in mammals requires studying extensive networks. Many motor networks encompass large areas of the central nervous system, mostly due to the presence of lo ng axonal connections such as those conne...

Awarded: NOK 60,943

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Genomic dissection of seed development

Parent of origin dependent expression plays an important role in seed development of flowering plants, and disruption of imprinted genes typically leads to developmental abnormalities often resulting in abortion of the seed. We have used a mutant in the A rabidopsis Cdc2/CDC28 homologue, CDKA;1 a...

Awarded: NOK 97,853

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Inhibiting protein-membrane interactions: towards new therapeutic strategies

The goal of the present proposal is to find compounds able to hinder the binding of Proteinase 3 to the neutrophil plasma membrane in vitro. Proteinase 3 is a neutrophil enzyme, present at the surface of the neutrophil plasma membrane and which has been i dentified as a drug target for a number o...

Awarded: NOK 28,700

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

MODULATING AQUAPORIN FUNCTION WITH PEPTIDE APTAMERS

The objective of this proposal is to facilitate the exchange between the CNRS/ENS Lyon Team and the University of Oslo Team to investigate the effect of specific peptide aptamers on aquaporin (AQP) function while investigating the expression and fate of A QP-interacting proteins. A fortuitous obs...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Novel solid sorbents for CO2-capture

This collaboration program between the University of Rennes and the Insitute for Energiteknikk (IFE) aims at the evaluation and development of a novel type of solid sorbents for low-temperature CO2 capture. The processes developed for CO2-capture from f lue gases up to now, use chemical solvent...

Awarded: NOK 30,000

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Understanding the scale and mechanisms behind extreme high latitude warmth during Greenhouse climates of the Cenozoic

The Earth is in a period of global warming, manifested in a net loss of land-based ice masses and an overall trend of reduced Arctic sea-ice extent. Predicting the future warming trend as well as its consequences for the climate system is a major challeng e in climate research. High latitude clim...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Social Differentiation and Lifestyles

The two involved research teams will develop a (geometric) model of the space of lifestyles based on data collected in each respective geographic zone (Norway and France), using a coordinated and methodologically rigourous approach founded on Geometric Da ta Analysis methods (MCA, especially). Th...

Awarded: NOK 45,335

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Rogaland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

A molecular level study of hybrid organic/inorganic nsnocomposites for environmentally-friendly packaging

The need for more environmentally-friendly packaging solutions is a clear priority in the search for a durable future. Mankind has used for a long time some biodegradable materials such as paper and cardboard, which are both manufactured from cellulose fi bres and thus originate mostly from timbe...

Awarded: NOK 39,363

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Biological and molecular characterization of a non conventional PVY variant

PVY is the best described and the second most damaging potato-infecting virus. It belongs to the family Potyviridae and is the type species of the genus Potyvirus. PVY is distributed worldwide and is also an important pathogen in other crops such as tomat o, pepper (Capsicum sp.) and tobacco. PVY...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Expériences et simulation de clichés gisaxs de films minces mésoporeux ou fonctionnalisés - Eksperiment og simulering av GISAXS bilder ...

Samarbeidet vi planlegger er basert på komplementariteten mellom våre to grupper. Prof. Gibaud ved LPEC har en unik infrastruktur for "grazing incidence small angle X-ray scattering" (GISAXS) og reflektometri, som muliggjør førsteklasses målinger av tynne filmer. Breibys gruppe ved NTNU har også...

Awarded: NOK 82,464

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Uncertainties: Verbal communication of internal and external sources of uncertainty

The project focuses on how chances, risks, and uncertainties are communicated, both in daily conversations and by experts who try to convey uncertain information to the general public. From a mathematical point of view, probabilities can be described by n umbers ranging from 0 (impossible) to 1.0...

Awarded: NOK 29,535

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Structure-function relation of Ferric uptake regulators and their new inhibitors

Globally, approximately one fourth of all human deaths are caused by bacterial infections. Overuse of antibiotics has induced the development of resistant pathogens, which is an increasing public health problem. The consequence is that new antibacterial c ompounds and new targets must be found Be...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

STRUCTURE AND FOLDING OF THE PROTEINS RACK1 AND ANNEXIN A2

Prof. Travé (Strasbourg) combines protein engineering with biophysical tools to optimise the solubility and solve the structure of difficult-to express proteins related to human pathogenesis. Profs. Raae and Vedeler (Bergen) study the proteins RACK1 and A nnexin A2, respectively. RACK1 binds and ...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Multi-physics modeling of the aluminium DC casting process

In aluminium processing, the industrial interest for the prediction and control of metallic alloys production is increasing worldwide. The present project is to launch a collaboration between SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, department of Metallurgy (Norwa y) and the Solidification group of the De...

Awarded: NOK 40,619

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Oslo