CALL FOR PROPOSALS on Energy research (2018)
Last date for submission of proposals:
For Norwegian applicants: 14th February 2018
For Indian applicants: 21st February 2018
India and Norway have started a program for joint funding of Indo-Norwegian joint research projects in mutually agreed fields to achieve bilateral world-class scientific results.
Guidelines and important considerations relevant to all types of applications in this call for proposals:
Under the Agreement of Cooperation in Science & Technology concluded between the Government of India and the Government of Norway, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of the Government of India and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) have started a program for joint funding of Indo-Norwegian joint research projects in mutually agreed fields to achieve world-class scientific results.
Norwegian funding for this call for proposals is part of the two RCN programs INDNOR and ENERGIX, and will be given withinthe field of environmentally friendly energy research. The main
purpose of this call is to increase Indo- Norwegian R&D cooperation in areas of industrial interest.
DST and RCN invite Indian and Norwegian research institutions to submit research proposals within the thematic areas listed below. RCN will support projects of industrial interest and the project proposals should have Letter of Interest (LOI) from at least one Norwegian industrial company. From Indian side, Academic partner will submit the project and the industry articipation is voluntary, if required, and not compulsory.
Research areas covered
The following topics are covered by the call
- Solar Energy – PV
- Energy System – smart grid
More detailed information about the two thematic areas is described in the ENERGIX program plan.
The call is not open for other thematic areas covered by the plan than the areas listed above. The
program plan can be found here.