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Research Funding Opportunities from the Research Council of Norway
Per Magnus Kommandantvold
Research Council of Norway

- Per Magnus Kommandantvold, EU RTD department, Research Council of Norway

About the APECS Research Funding Workshop:
As part of the Arctic Frontiers Young Scientist Forum, APECS hosted a workshop to help expose young polar researchers to the amazing opportunities that are available to help you fund your studies and research. To find out more about the young researcher activities at this conference, visit

This event was sponsored by Akvaplan-niva and The Norwegian Polar Institute, Center for Ice, Climate and Ecosystems.

More about the Presenter:

Per Magnus Kommandantvold, EU RTD department, Research Council of Norway
(b. 1964), trained in Arts and Political Science at The University of Oslo. Previously worked in Lånekassen (The State Educational Loan Fund), and from 1994 in The Research Council of Norway, always in the field of internationalisation. From 2000 he has been involved in the EU Framework programmes. He is National Contact Point for Ideas - The European Research Council (ERC), Regions of Knowledge, The People programme (Marie Curie actions) and Research Infrastructures. Programme Committee member for the two latter. Participated in Svalbardkurset 2009.

Funding, Logistics & Challenges
  • Non-specific
APECS-Arctic Frontiers Research Funding Workshop 2011

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