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IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Combining Electrochemistry and Ultrasound for Selective Biomass Conversion

The use of biomass as an alternative raw material to fossil resources is of great interest for the industry. Lignocellulosic biomass consists mainly of cellulose, lignin, and hemicellulose. Various treatments (mainly thermal) allow the depolymerization or deconstruction of these solid materials a...

Awarded: NOK 74,725

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Computational Tools for Robotic Systems with Dynamic Constraints: Case Studies in Dynamic Manipulation

The project represents new initiative of two teams at NTNU and at LIRMM for joining research activities in approaching one of challenges of modern robotics. As outputs of the reciprocal visits, discussions and organization of experiments at NTNU and at LIRMM, we expect to reach the following: -...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

French-Norwegian Research Effort on Applied Dialogue Modelling

As stated above, the scientific exchanges will serve a two-fold objective. The first objective is a generic scientific exchange between the research groups, to foster collaboration on topics such as the creation of multilingual dialogue corpora or the development of socially-competent spoken dial...

Awarded: NOK 14,781

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Patterns of habitual physical activity in children with cerebral palsy in France and Norway

We plan to collect physical activity data on 20 typically developing children and 20 ambulatory children with CP, in Nice. Corresponding Norwegian data are available in Trondheim. In both countries, this will involve several experienced researchers and at least one PhD candidate and one master st...

Awarded: NOK 72,918

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Molecular dissection of human peripheral neuropathy

The correct functioning of the vertebrate nervous system requires the rapid conduction of nerve impulses over large distances. This saltatory conduction is enabled by the myelin sheath, a tighly packed, multilayered membrane wrapped around selected axons. Myelin is formed of dozens of lipid bilay...

Awarded: NOK 49,976

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Beyond-P: Algorithm Design and Analysis Beyond the Polynomial Time

Each team will involve 4 members to the proposal, among them 3 PhD students and 1 permanen researcher (8 researchers in total). From the LIRMM-team the students will be Lucas Isenmann, Abhijat Sarma, and Jocelyn Thiebaut, while from the UOB-team the students will be Kristine Vitting Klinkby Knuds...

Awarded: NOK 75,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Vestland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Solar-powered H2 production from atmospheric humidity: A novel system to generate renewable fuels in deserted and off-grid areas

The impact of climate change on water quality and quantity is an important societal concern. The duration, magnitude and frequency of droughts are increasing due to the climate change. Water electrolysis is a rising method for hydrogen production and clean water supplies will become of vital impo...

Awarded: NOK 70,852

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Characterization of optical metasurfaces

Photonic resonators or structured arrays of resonators (MetaSurfaces, MSs) are becoming important design-concepts for making new optical components where optical functionalities can be engineered at the nanoscale, including scattering and absorption, polarization conversion, optical chirality or ...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2022

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions using photogranules

Greenhouse gas emissions are a significant driver of global climate change. Especially methane, a much stronger greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, has gained attention because of emissions from increased microbial activity in thawing permafrost and the dissolution of marine methane hydrates as a...

Awarded: NOK 23,703

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Rogaland

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

HYPOTHALAMIC TANYCYTES AS EPIGENETIC CALENDARS

This ambitious project addresses the role of hypothalamic tanycytes and epigenetic modification in regulating seasonal time keeping in mammals using two physiological paradigms, maternal programming and hibernation. This project brings together complementary skills in: 1) seasonal and development...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Advanced statistical methods for complex biomedical data structures

Project 1: The idea of this project is to develop a statistical methodology to exploit the information about the molecular structure of the data. In particular, the novel methodology aims at accounting for groups of biomarkers in high-dimensional survival models, namely when biological knowledge ...

Awarded: NOK 13,800

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Developing a new approach to improve the understanding of appetite control and growth in salmonids

The Arctic charr is a salmonid that shows strong seasonal fluctuations in food intake. The charr has a deep resilience in response to periods of fasting indicated by a lack of central hunger signalling. The underpinning physiological mechanism of the strong tolerance to feed deprivation, however,...

Awarded: NOK 33,139

Project Period: 2019-2019

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Swimming and swarming in complex fluids

An active fluid denotes a suspension of agents (particles, macromolecules, bacteria, or cells) that are able to convert energy into individual propulsion (for bacteria or cells this is internal chemical energy). Such self-propelled agents generally exhibit collective behavior (swarming). This pr...

Awarded: NOK 80,000

Project Period: 2019-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Growth and management of uneven-aged mixed forests

Management of mixed species forest stands offers many advantages for the range of ecosystem services currently in the focus in Europe. We are currently studying the growth and management of even-aged mixed stands. Increasing interest for uneven-aged management across Europe makes it necessary to ...

Awarded: NOK 45,802

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Toxicological tests for secondary metabolites produced by cultivated Arctic diatoms

UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø is currently cultivating marine micro algae in large scale bioreactors by using CO2 in flue gases from a local ferrosilicon plant. In order to monitor to content of potential toxic metabolites in the algae cultures, we want to study if culture extracts have any...

Awarded: NOK 73,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

activeVISION - Active perception and 3D pose estimation of compliant deformable objects applicable to agriculture and ocean space sector

Active perception by an automated movement of the 3D sensor mounted on a robot arm is essential for exploration of the scene and the object that needs to be manipulated. It is also a prerequisite for development of novel concepts for robotic automation and application of these in industries worki...

Awarded: NOK 88,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Collaboration on urban Water Management (CWM)

"Nature-based solutions are inspired or supported by nature and simultaneously provide environmental, social, cultural and economic benefits. Nature-based solutions, such as well-connected green and blue infrastructure, green and unsealed surfaces in cities, green roofs, natural water retention m...

Awarded: NOK 12,609

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Freedom, Symmetry, Homology

Group theory, as the mathematical theory of symmetry, has been brought to life by the French mathematicians Galois (1811-1832) and Poincaré (1854-1912) and the Norwegian mathematicians Abel (1802-1829), Sylow (1832-1918), and Lie (1842-1899). This project will bring together a French and a Norweg...

Awarded: NOK 52,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Application of advanced laser based diagnostics in oxy-fuel combustion under high pressure

The researcher exchange project will primarily consists in performing collaborative research through two existing national projects. It is planned that the exchange will bring knowledge and methodology developed at CORIA to SINTEF/NTNU and thus allow in-flame measurement of species and temperatur...

Awarded: NOK 62,913

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Rough paths, regularity structures and homogeneous spaces

The theory of rough paths was developed by Terry Lyons in the 1990s. Rough paths, along with their "branched" version, developed by Massimiliano Gubinelli a few years later, are the right tools to give meaning to certain (stochastic) differential equations of low regularity in affine space, and t...

Awarded: NOK 44,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Characterization of nanoplastic contamination and risk toward health of the aquatic environment

In 2015, more than 300 million tons of plastic were produced worldwide (reference from Plastics Europe). It has been estimated that 2 to 5% of the total plastic released in the environment reaches the oceans every year, leading to 5 to 10 million tons of plastic annually entering the marine envir...

Awarded: NOK 44,967

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

EPIGENETIC CONTROL OF EFFECTS INDUCED BY CHRONIC EXPOSURE TO IONISING RADIATIONS

The experimental strategy will contains two different tasks carried out in parallel by the French and the Norvegian laboratories: 1- Global (molecular and phenotypic markers) and multigenerational (4 generations) analyses of the response to chronic exposure (complete life cycle) to IR. The goal ...

Awarded: NOK 42,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Software Validation and Verification via Artificial Intelligence

The VIVA project focuses on the use of Artificial Intelligence methods in Software Verification and Validation (V&V). A crucial challenge in V&V aims at automatically detecting and locating faults in computer programs. Our recent work in this matter suggests that this problem of automatic fault l...

Awarded: NOK 33,649

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Single cell lipidomics of oleaginous microorganisms by modern vibrational spectroscopy

FunLip project is related to studying fundamental aspects of lipid accumulation in oleaginous microorganisms by modern vibrational spectroscopy. Oleaginous microorganisms are considered as one of the main alternative sources of lipids for human, animal and industrial use. Currently, a lot of acti...

Awarded: NOK 72,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Data analysis for Big Vibrational Spectroscopic Data

På grunn av et økende fokus på sunne dietter og magre produkter, produseres det store mengder overskudd med animalsk fett. Dette overskuddsfettet blir i dag brukt videre til energiproduksjon eller andre formål som genererer lave verdier. Målet til Lipofungi prosjektet er å øke verdien av animalsk...

Awarded: NOK 72,000

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Viken

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

EPIGENETIC AND EPITRANSCRIPTOMIC VARIATIONS INDUCED BY ARBOVIRUS INFECTION OF BRAIN RESIDENT CELLS

The impact of the spread of arboviruses in terms of public health has been particularly underscored by the recent epidemics of the Alphavirus Chikungunya (CHIKV) in the Indian Ocean regions (2005) and in the Caribbean islands (2013). In humans, CHIKV is responsible for an acute syndrome of varyin...

Awarded: NOK 60,000

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

The Utøya & Paris Terrorist Attacks - a comparative analysis of research experiences to strengthen public health preparedness

Over the past few years, devastating terrorist attacks have occurred across Europe. There is an urgent need for coordinated efforts across Europe to develop outreach strategies to provide high quality care and support for terror victims. The 2011 Norway attacks and 2015 Paris attacks killed man...

Awarded: NOK 77,000

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Oslo

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Characterization of Arctic chemosynthetic animal communities

Benthic cold seep communities play a key role in global elemental and greenhouse gas cycles (carbon, sulfur, methane) because the chemoautotrophic process sustaining them uses these chemicals for energy. Cold seeps in Arctic shelf/upper slope regions are key sites for climate-changing gas fluxes ...

Awarded: NOK 50,000

Project Period: 2017-2017

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

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Elucidating interaction capacities of microorganisms using sensitive force probes.

Assessing molecular interactions at the surface of living cells is a challenge in biophysics, cell biology and microbiology. We aim at initiating a collaboration between biophysicists, microbiologists and biologists from Toulouse and Trondheim in order to address this question. The field of exper...

Awarded: NOK 68,242

Project Period: 2017-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

AURORA2016: Polysaccharide hybrids: Novel biomaterials from renewable resources

Partners France-Norway: Christoph Schatz, LCPO, Université de Bordeaux, France Bjørn E. Christensen, NOBIPOL, Dept. Biotechnology, NTNU, Norway The collaboration focuses on developing an entirely new type of hybrid macromolecules based on abundant, renewable resources (biomass), and which are r...

Awarded: NOK 48,000

Project Period: 2017-2018

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage