Funding instruments

GCE NODE has experts on these instruments available. Please contact RD&I Manager Marit Dolmen for further information. You may also contact Siren M. Neset (The Research Council of Norway) and Rita Schage (Innovation Norway) for further information and assistance.


LINK: Facts and figures about research in Norway 2016


  • Petromaks2: Petroleum and oil & gas research
  • EnergiX: Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Maroff: Maritime and offshore research
  • BIA: Research projects for users (industry)
  • IKTPLUSS: ICT-related research in a wide perspective
  • DEMO2000: Profitable development of the petroleum resources of the Norwegian Continental Shelf
  • HAVBRUK: Economically, environmentally and socially sustainable growth in Norwegian aquaculture
  • Climit: CCS technology
  • SkatteFUNN: Tax incentive program for RD&I projects

List of all RCN programs

List of calls for proposals from RCN programs


Innovation Norway
: Individual programs, contact IN advisors

Innovation Loans: 1.2 billion NOK for SMEs (Norwegian text)


Other regional, national and international funding sources:


  • LEIT ICT: ICT, Robotics, Photonics, WSN, networks. (Research and Innovation Actions)
  • LEIT NMBP: Materials, new production, bio-tech. (Research and Innovation Actions)
  • SC3 ENERGY: Renewables, energy efficiency, smart cities. (Research and Innovation Actions)
  • SC2 BIOECONOMY: Blue Growth, bio-tech, maritime, food. (Research and Innovation Actions)
  • Fast Track to Innovation (FTI): Open innovation programme, not only SMEs. (Innovation Actions)
  • SME Instrument: SME Innovation programme. (Innovation Actions)