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Indo-Norwegian Joint Call on Renewable Energy

The joint research call between the Research Council of Norway (RCN) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) is now open for applicants. The call is for NOK 8 million/USD 1 million, targeting companies and research institutions in the field of renewable energy.

The projects should strengthen collaboration in R&D between Indian and Norwegian companies and research institutions. Research institutions in Norway and India must be included as partners on each side, to secure the research content of the collaboration. The purpose of the call is to strengthen both industrial collaboration to the benefit of companies in both countries, and collaboration between R&D institutions. Norwegian funding for this call for proposals is part of the two RCN programs INDNOR and ENERGIX, and will be given within the field of environmentally friendly energy research.

DST and RCN invite Indian and Norwegian companies to submit research proposals within most of the fields covered by the ENERGIX program plan. However, the call will not be open for proposals within the field of social sciences. 

Examples of thematic areas covered by the call are:

Renewable Energy

  • Hydropower
  • Wind and Ocean Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Bioenergy

Energy System

  • Grid Integration
  • Off-grid energy systems
  • Energy storage

Energy Use and planning

  • Smart cities

More detailed information about the program plan can be found here: ENERGIX Work Programme 2013 - 2022

Deadline: 24.05.2017

Full call text here