Many Different Funding Opportunities
Both from norwegian and european programmes
Norway offers several grants and services that SMEs, startups and large enterprises can take advantage of as well as guidance and introduction to various networks.
Nordic Innovators helps the companies through the entire funding process: From identifying the best soft funding opportunities, developing or reviewing funding proposals to help finding the right seed or VC investors.
In 2020, Nordic Innovators Norway wrote +250 Norwegian applications and more than 300 Norwegian applications already in 2021 across +15 different programmes.
Below is a short overview of important schemes for companies from different industries.
Eurostars - High Success Rate
You can also apply for various Eu programmes. For example, Eurostars is a very popular soft funding programme due to its high success rates that converge towards 30% of all submissions. The deadlines for the next Eurostars-2 call are expected by March and September 2022,Read more about Eurostars
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Learn more about our core services and how we can help you on your funding journey. We offer services for both Norwegian and EU funding programmes.Download Brochure
Nordic Innovators supported us in finding the right funding opportunities
We supported Ilder in succeeding in applying for SkatteFUNN and Innovation Norway grants for their Waterspace project.Read more about SkatteFUNN
Get a FREEE Grant Scan and see what funding is available
We can quickly assess if your innovative idea has what it takes to get soft funding from either a Norwegian or EU programme.Contact Kjell Sørestrand-Hansen
Overview of important Norwegian schemes
It is a government programme designed to stimulate research and development in the Norwegian trade and industry. The incentive is a tax credit, a possible deduction from a company's payable corporate tax. All kind of companies can apply for SkatteFUNN and it is possible to submit applications throughout the year.Read more
Innovation project in business
The Research Council of Norway works to promote renewal and innovation in the Norwegian public sector, trade and industry. It offers a variety of funding instruments for all kinds of SMEs in different industries for new products, services or solutions that increase value creation and competitiveness.Read more
Competence And Collaboration Projects
It aims to develop new knowledge and build research competence that society or the business community needs to meet important societal challenges. The application type presupposes project collaboration between research environments and relevant actors outside the research sector.Read more
Other Support Schemes For the Business Community
RCN offers financial support for many different research and innovation projects as well as for building competence and networks. On the website of RCN you find an overview of the most important schemes.Read more
Financing For Innovation And Development
Innovation Norway (IN) offers many different support schemes like grants and loans with a single application template which covers various programmes. Funding is given to enterprises whose growth strategy is based on innovation. The decision for programme support is made on a case by case basis by IN case workers.Read more
Financing of Start-up
The financing service is meant as a financial contribution to promising startups with growth ambitions and an established business concept which represent something new, innovatove and significant. Start-up companies can receive financing to carry out market clarification and commercialization projects. Grants are given to companies which have been registered as an enterprise for less than 3-5 years.Read more
Innovation And Technology
ENOVA supports projects that aim for a low-emission society and development of energy and climate technology. ENOVA offers various funding programmes supporting technology development and reduced technology cost or increased performance of innovative climate-friendly technology at different maturity levels.
There are different programme criteria and different support schemes dependig on whether it is Pilotation, Demostration of new energy and climate technology or Full Scale innovative energy and climate technology.Read more
Collaboration Clusters And Networks
Innovation is increasingly taking place in interaction between companies, customers, suppliers and knowledge environments. IN can help with making contacts, building networks and increasing competence. It is ideal if you collaborate with others on development within a specific area. There are many benefits to collaborative development projects, and IN supports them through a cluster programme.Read more
It helps to trigger the realisation of projects that are assumed to be profitable but not suitable for full financing in the private sector. This includes investments in buildings, machinery, operational fittings, new technology, consultancy services, market research, business trips, trade fair participation and skill development.Read more