Many Different Opportunities
Both norwegian and european programmes
Norway offers several grants and services that SMEs and startups can take advantage of as well as guidance and introduction to various networks. Nordic Innovators is ready to help you identify the right funding opportunities and develop your proposals.
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. To keep supporting the R&D Performing SMEs of the Eureka countries, the European Commission and the Eureka Network are working on an additional Eurostars-2 call. Should it be finally approved, the call would open in early December 2020 and the submission deadline would be in early February 2021. So, don't hesitate to contact Nordic Innovators.
Read more about Eurostars in Norwegian here.
Nordic Innovators supported us in finding the right funding opportunities
Nordic Innovators supported Ilder in succeeding in applying for SkatteFUNN and Innovation Norway grants. For example, the Waterspace project has received support from both SkatteFUNN and Innovation Norway in the form of a feasibility study grant.Read more about SkatteFUNN
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.
Research and Development Contracts
For companies with innovative projects and international potential that want to develop their potential in close cooperation with a customer within the public or the private sector. Innovation Norway annually provides nearly 300 million in grants for this.Read more
Environmental Technology Scheme
This scheme refers to all companies that develop technology which protects and improves the environment of Norway. Projects that are allocated funding are expected to have great potential for commercial development and be able to document the environmental effect of the work.Read more
The financing service is meant as a financial contribution to promising startups with growth ambitions and an established business concept which represent something new and significant. Grants are given to companies which have been registered as an enterprise for less than 3-5 years.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
The Research Council 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. BIA allocates funding to the best projects with the promising research, innovation and productive potential.Read more
The ENERGIX programme gives support to the long-term, sustainable restructuring of the energy system in Norway. This is to accommodate a greater supply of new renewable energy, improve efficiency and flexibility and facilitate closer energy integration with Europe.Read more
DEMO 2000 is a project related to technology development in the petroleum sector. It finances projects that accelerate the uptake of new technology by bridging the gap between research and development and implementation in the petroleum sector.Read more
The MAROFF programme awards research, innovation and sustainability within the marine technology, shipping industry and offshore industries in Norway. Moreover, it is a targeted initiative to optimise the transfer potential between the maritime industries.Read more
A large-scale programme for optimal management of petroleum resources and the umbrella for most petroleum-oriented research. The programme promotes knowledge creation and industrial development to enhance value creation for Norway within an environmentally sustainable framework.Read more
The programme aims to enhance the national knowledge base within nanotechnology and advanced materials to meet high international standards. Its primary objectives are to develop sustainable technological solutions for innovation and to address central societal challenges.Read more
The BIONÆR programme’s primary objective is to promote the bioeconomy through research and innovation on agricultural and land-based bioresources that will increase the level, profitability and sustainability of production in the bio-based industries.Read more
A large-scale initiative on information technology, digital research and innovation. The aim of the programme is to enhance quality, promote boldness in thinking and increase the relevance of Norwegian ICT research by linking R&D investments to national frameworks and needs for ICT research and innovation.Read more
The aim is to generate knowledge and solutions for socially, economically and environmentally sustainable growth in the Norwegian aquaculture industry. The primary focus is on the value chain for salmonids as well as catch-based aquaculture and live holding, sea ranching and production of other species with a focus on lower trophic levels.Read more
It is owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment. ENOVA offers various funding programmes with the aim of supporting businesses and industries and thereby making it easier for them to create viable change. ENOVA supports projects that aim for a low-emission society and development of energy and climate technology.Read more
PES2020 Support for the Establishment of Project Proposals Directed Towards Horizon 2020
Are you planning to apply for EU funding under Horizon 2020? Then you are eligible to seek Project Establishment Support (PES). PES2020 support for the establishment of project proposals directed towards Horizon 2020.Read more