A partnership with research institutions makes businesses in Agder eligible to apply for research funds. Deadline: October 12.

The Regional Research Fund Agder has MNOK 9.5 available for 2016 for projects between companies located in Agder and research institutions. Projects should contribute to the restructuring of the region’s business sector. Each project can receive a maximum MNOK 3 for a period of 1 to 3 years. A co-operation with other companies or the public sector is considered to strengthen the application. However, this is no absolute requirement. Read more (Norwegian text)

The October 12 deadline is the same deadline as for The Research Council of Norway’s main programs, such as Petromaks, Maroff and Demo2000. Read more

Also, please note that Aust-Agder kompetanse- og utviklingsfond has a October 17 deadline for applications. AAKUF aims to increase competence and innovation in Aust-Agder County. Read more (Norwegian text)

The deadline for Sørlandets kompetansefond (SKF) is November 1. SKF can support projects that aim to increase competence in Vest-Agder, that are useful for the region and involve university level competence. Read more (Norwegian text)

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