Division of Research and Innovation

About Division of Research and Innovation

The division of research and innovation at UiB provides advice, support and services regarding research and research education, contract negotiations, external funding, international cooperation, innovation, commercialization and IPR issues.

Eivind Senneset

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The division prepares policy documents for the University Board and the University Research Committee. It works closely with the leadership (University director, rector, faculty deans, department leaders) and the administrations at the central, faculty and department levels, and reports directly to the University Director.

It is also liaison to national and international councils, funding agencies (EU framework programmes, Research Council of Norway, BFS, etc) and national and international partners. The division also administers bilateral university cooperation agreements and participation in programmes, networks and organisations worldwide.

The division of research administration is organised around a research director and its deputy, and three sections: (i) innovation, (ii) international cooperation (iii) external funding.