Nordic Energy Research is now offering support for Nordic and Nordic-Baltic PhD and researcher mobility in key areas that Nordic Energy Research has identified as most relevant for Nordic Energy Research cooperation: digitalisation, development of the electricity market, energy storage, transport, bioenergy and CCUS.

The aims and objectives of the PhD and researcher mobility projects are:

  • to develop, facilitate and create a more concrete framework for collaboration and co-operation between higher education institutions, research institutions and industry in the Nordic and Nordic-Baltic regions;
  • to offer support to PhD and research projects in the key areas: digitalisation, development of the electricity market, energy storage, transport, bioenergy and CCUS;
  • to help students and researchers to create useful networks.

NOK 7.7 million is available under this call. Of this, NOK 2.7 million is reserved for partners in Nordic-Baltic projects. The call is being launched to promote collaboration and coordination of energy research in the Nordic and Nordic-Baltic regions through mobility and networking grants to PhD students and researchers.

Find the full call text and further information on the Application Portal here.

Timing and deadlines

Call Opening: 1 October 2019

Proposal submission deadline:  15 January 2020, 13:00 CET

Eligibility and evaluation period:  January – April 2020

Expected project start: Before 1 September 2020