Bjørn Steinar Tanem

Research Adviser Faculty of Natural Sciences
+47 91897442
Høgskoleringen 5, Realfagbygget * D1-213

Background and activities

My background

Dr. Ing in polymer science .  Cand. Scient in theoretical particle physics.

10 years as research scientist/research manager in SINTEF Materials and chemistry + several years as research adviser.  Extensive experience with proposal writing/proposal developments (EU/RCN) and establishment/implementation of international and national projects, both as partner and as coordinator/project manager.

Main areas at NV

Horizon 2020 (primary contact point for Dept. of Physics, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical Engineering. Contact  Johanne Arff for other departments)

  • Positioning, positioning support.
  • Identify possibilities for applications. Explanation of various project types and programs.
  • Proposal writing and development, including structuring of the Excellence part, developing the Impact part and partly develop the Implementation part of proposals. 
  • Development of consortia,
  • PES, establish external support.
  • Grant preparation, Grant amendments.
  • Project management, periodic- and final reports.

Contract management  (can assist all departments)

  • Establish and negotiate consortium agreements, subcontractor agreements, NDAs, commissions etc. in all types of research projects (researcher projects, SFF,  KPN, SFI, FME, IPN, ERA-NET etc.)


  • The faculty`s contact point (superuser) in CRIStin.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications