Norway: RCN

Programme Profile:

Norway - The Research Council of Norway - RCN

Name of the programme/initiative:

Research Programme on Nanotechnology, Microtechnology and Advanced Materials - NANO2021

programme website

Programme owner

The Research Council of Norway

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

The Research Council of Norway

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Lenka Hannevold

Phone: +47 98 23 04 53


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Basic research, applied research, innovation projects for industrial sector

TRL 2-5

Funding rates (approx.)

For M-Era.Net2 call 2020:

Available amount of funding in total: up to 1 mill € for the battery related research

Total budget for Norwegian partners in a single project is 400 000 €.

Industrial partners are funded with up to 50 % of their eligible project costs.

Contracts with RCN are made in NOK and transitions to NOK is based on the currency exchange rate in effect on the proposal deadline date (16th June 2020).

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

M-Era.Net2 call 2020 thematic restrictions:

1. Modeling for materials engineering and processing

2. Innovative surfaces, coatings and interfaces

3. High performance composites

4. Functional materials

6. Materials for additive manufacturing

Only applications within battery-research are eligible for call 2020

Eligible Norwegian Partners:

Norwegian research institutions, Norwegian companies/organisations

Geographical coverage (national/regional)


National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines