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Digital skills are crucial in society, and the need to provide these for all is becoming increasingly urgent. UiB and partners discussed solutions and possibilities at an event in Brussels recently.
At this event in Brussels on 23 January 2024, researchers from the University of Bergen and NORCE presented and discussed new and pressing democracy issues with policy makers and experts from the European Commission and stakeholder organizations.
UiB sees knowledge generation and knowledge-based climate action as critical areas to effectively combat climate change. Here are the key takeaways from UiBs contributions.
Researchers can receive funding from Creative Europe by participating in initiatives promoting and enhancing artistic and cultural cooperation. You can apply for funding to join networks and platforms, engage in policy cooperation, and participate in mobility schemes for artists and professionals. It has a budget of €2.44 billion in the period 2021-2027.
Erasmus+ funds projects that allow researchers to participate in mobility, cooperation, innovation and capacity-building. Researchers and academic staff at universities can apply for grants to study or teach abroad, or to undertake training or research at another organisation.
Interreg is an EU programme that supports cross-border cooperation to promote regional development, knowledge exchange and sustainable economic growth. It has a budget of € 8 billion for the period 2021-2027.
The Digital Europe Funding Initiative: A €7.5 Billion Investment in Digital Transformation" is a big opportunity for university researchers across the EU and Norway. With a focus on promoting research in fields such as supercomputing, artificial intelligence (AI), and cybersecurity, this funding source aims to accelerate innovation in the digital sphere. University researchers pondering over... Read more
EDF fosters collaboration in defence research and development across the EU, with a €8 billion budget for 2021-2027. University researchers can access grants covering up to 100% of costs for research actions, and varying percentages for development actions.
The program funds projects to make Europe better equipped to meet long-term health challenges. EU4HEALTH is a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which exposed fragility and weaknesses in European healthcare. The programme has a budget of € 5,3 billion for the period 2021-2027.
UiB strongly advocates for increased protection of academic freedom and urges the provision of more funding to research in the arts and humanities, as they are essential to a thriving democracy.
On Wednesday, March 22, UiB's work in research, education, and innovation in the field of artificial intelligence across faculties was presented on the European stage in Norway House in Brussels. The UiB delegation consisted of members from the steering group for UiB AI.
The international research project PROTECT has produced a set of policy recommendations on how to improve refugee protection. At an upcoming conference in Brussels, the recommendations will be showcased to leading figures within policymaking and civil society.
The University of Bergen has provided input to the EU Commission on priorities for Horizon Europe in the next period of the programme, 2025-2027. The recommendations have been submitted today in a position paper, as part of UiB’ s response to the Open Consultation on the next Strategic Plan for Horizon Europe.
The University of Bergen (UiB) and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre have joined forces to give input to the European Commission on ocean-related research and innovation in Horizon Europe. Read the key messages here.
The online exhibition presents works-in-process of young scientists from the EvoCELL network. The researchers are studying animal evolution from a cellular perspective, by applying cutting-edge technologies to uncover a previously invisible world.
At the 2022 Coimbra Group Annual Conference in Padova, Margareth Hagen, the rector of the University of Bergen was elected to the Rectors` Advisory Group.
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».