Please note that the stipulated deadline of 13:00 CET is absolute and final. Applicants cannot update or submit their grant applications after the deadline has expired.
Allow adequate time
Applicants themselves are responsible for ensuring that they have adequate time to complete and submit grant applications by the stipulated deadline
Check the form
The technical system does not allow you to submit an application that contains errors or is incomplete. Please use the control functions “Check page” and “Check entire” to ensure that your application is correctly filled in.
Make sure that you read all error messages carefully and leave yourself enough time to deal with any errors found in your application.
You may make changes right up to the deadline
If you need to you may open, update and re-submit your grant proposal all the way up to the deadline of 9 September 13:00 CET. Only the most recently submitted version will be registered and assessed.
Help with grant applications
All calls for proposals provide a list of contact persons at the Research Council who can help you with any questions. Consult the relevant call for proposals to find out who to contact.
See calls for proposals here.
Telephone helpline (+47 22 03 72 00)
A dedicated telephone helpline will be available during the last few working days before the application submission deadline if you have questions or problems.
The helpline is open Thursday 3 September, Friday 4 September, Monday 7 September and Tuesday 8 September from 08:00 to 15:00 CET, and on Wednesday 9 September from 08:00 until the deadline expires at 13:00 CET.
If no one answers the helpline, try calling the Research Council’s switchboard (+47 22 03 70 00)
Guidelines for how to fill in the electronic application form
General guidelines for the individual items are integrated into the electronic application form. (Click on the “Guidelines” button to the right under the headings for each item.
Guidelines are also available on the Research Council’s open webpages.
Frequently asked questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about how to apply for funding from the Research Council may be found under: Frequently asked questions.