The programme agreement for the Portuguese Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs programme was signed on 15 May 2019
Research within priority sectors / Bilateral research cooperation
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Investment in high quality research is essential for building a knowledge-based economy, driving innovation and boosting European competitiveness. The results of this research must be made openly available to benefit our societies.
A region full of good ideas – interest in the Baltic research programme in Estonia exceeds expectations11.03.2019
The first call of the Baltic Research programme received astonishing 130 applications, requesting a total of 114 million euros in funding. This is nineteen times higher than the maximum budget of the call.
Czech researchers found 45 different types of medicines in samples from a river that will be turned into drinking water for the Prague region. Together with Norwegian scientists, they now search for methods to keep the drugs out of your drinking water.
Together, the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) are building the first historical population database of Transylvania.
With support from Norway, Gdansk Technical University in Poland and the Norwegian Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) have worked together to reduce noise pollution from older vehicles.
In Romania, a project funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Romanian ‘Research Cooperation’ programme, aims to raise awareness of cultural identities by documenting the oral history of Roma.
Investment in research, education and innovation is key to growth and job creation in Europe, making it a major focus in European and national strategies. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway support research and scholarship cooperation with twelve countries in Europe.
Levelling up and unlocking missions – a project supported through the Research programme in Romania seeks an alternative approach to fighting depression.
More than one third of the research projects funded under the EEA and Norway Grants support research on climate change and the environment.