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:
- Wind and Ocean Energy
- Solar Energy
- 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