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The Norce led research center for hydrogen, HyValue, with UiB highly involved, is awarded as the Norwegian Research Councils new center for environmental-friendly energy! An eight-year project with the goal of developing new methods for greener production, transport, usage, and storage of hydrogen and ammonia.
The University of Bergen has some of the country's leading research groups in artificial intelligence (AI). The subject has long traditions at UiB, and now the broad research and educational efforts within AI will be highlighted through the launch of «UiB AI».
Norway is not a member of the European Union but still we have a lot of Norwegian actors present in Brussels with the aim of influencing EU policy. Why is that, and how did the relationship between Norway and the EU develop to what it is today?
What is the EU and how does it work? It can be difficult to distinguish between the different EU institutions, and in this article we will try to clarify what the EU is han how it works - institution for institution. If you want to learn more about this topic or just hear about it instead of reading it, you can follow and listen to BrusselBobla, a podcast made by UiB and the Student Radio in... Read more
Cutting-edge technology makes it possible for scientists to retrieve DNA recovered decades ago. An international team of researchers, including scientists from SapienCE, were able to isolate ancient DNA from blocks of sediment embedded in plastic resin commonly used for micromorphological analyses.
The EU Innovation Fund is one of the largest funds in the world. Here, you will read about how and why it is relevant for public and private institutions, and businesses.
Following the launch of the European Innovation Council (EIC) in March 2021, the inaugural EIC Summit was arranged on 24 and 25 November in Brussels. The University of Bergen (UiB) contributed to shaping the new EIC Marketplace and witnessed the formal opening of the EIC Forum through its representatives Yves Aubert, senior advisor for innovation, and the UiB Brussels Office.
UiB’s Energy Director Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa visited Brussels mid-October for a meeting with the newly elected EERA executive committee.
Tor Eldevik leads EASAC report, “A sea of change: Europe’s future in the Atlantic realm”.
What will be the consequences of ice on Greenland and in the Arctic melting at an alarming pace? This was one of the questions Professor Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu and colleagues wanted to find answers to in the largest ever ERC project in the Nordic countries; the Synergy Grant Ice2Ice project.
There are still funding opportunities in Horizon 2020. Learn more about some of the upcoming calls.
3 May saw the official opening of UiB’s new Brussels office, in the heart of the European quarter.
There are several ways to create your own success within Horizon 2020. Some more creative than others, Matthias Kaiser was one of them.
The UiB Brussels Office is relocating in March. The office offers practical and strategic support to groups and researchers who are interested in establishing networks applying for EU funding.
Starting in 2021, EU’s next research and innovation framework programme is called Horizon Europe. Kristof Vlaeminck from UiB’s Brussels Office explains what this will mean to UiB researchers.
In their very first meeting, the board of The Norwegian Marine University Consortium (NMUC) had talks with the executives from the European Marine Board.  The next step is to shape the consortium into a vital bridgehead for cooperation with the EU.
The University of Bergen has the highest success rate among Norwegian universities in the competition for support from Horizon 2020. More than one in five proposals have been funded.
Evaluating project proposals for Horizon 2020 will provide useful insight into EU's research policies and the evaluation process. UiB's Brussels Office can help you in creating a relevant expert profile.

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