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Guide to public funding

There exists a lot of public funding possibilities to develop good ideas. NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster has structured and listed the most relevant programmes for the seafood industry.

Public funding programmes:


SkatteFUNN may provide funding for your company's R&D project when:

  • the aim of the project is to develop a new or improved product, service or production process
  • the project follows a progress plan with a clear objective and a defined scope
  • the results of the project will benefit your company

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The Research Council of Norway serves as the chief advisory body for the government authorities on research policy issues, and distributes roughly NOK nine billion to research and innovation activities each year. The Research Council works to promote international cooperation and increase participation in the EU framework programme on research and innovation. The Research Council creates meeting places and provides a platform for dialogue between researchers, users of research and research funders.

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De regionale forskningsfondene skal mobilisere til økt FoU-innsats og styrke forskning for regional innovasjon og utvikling. Norge er delt i syv fondsregioner.

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Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

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