Horizon 2020


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Active participation in the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation is a main priority for NTNU.

Partnering with leading academics in European projects strengthens the quality and relevance of NTNU’s research.

Horizon 2020 will provide 80 Billion Euro over seven years. NTNU aims to receive at least 1 Billion Euro.

 

NTNU’s 126 signed projects

Energy, Environment and Oceans

Energy, Environment and Oceans

NTNU coordinates and is partner:

AfricanBioServices

Linking biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services in the Great Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem (GSME) - drivers of change, causalities and sustainable management strategies 
Project ID: 641918
H2020-SC5-2014-two-stage
Coordinator: Eivin Røskaft


ECHOES

Energy CHOices supporting the Energy union and the Set-plan
Project ID: 727470
H2020-LCE-2016-RES-CCS-RIA
Coordinator: Christian A. Klöckner


HydroFlex

Increasing the value of Hydropower through increased Flexibility
Project ID: 764011
H2020-LCE-2017-RES-RIA-TwoStage
Coordinator: Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug


MinFuture

Global material flows and demand-supply forecasting for mineral strategies
Project ID: 730330
H2020-SC5-2016-OneStageB
Coordinator: Daniel Mueller


Multipack

Demonstration of the next generation standardised integrated cooling and heating packages for commercial and public buildings based on environment-friendly carbon dioxide vapour compression cycles 
Project ID: 723137
H2020-EE-2016-RIA
Coordinator: Armin Hafner


SMARTEES

Social innovation Modelling Approaches to Realizing Transition to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
Project ID: 763912
H2020-LCE-2017-RES-RIA-TwoStage
Koordinator: Christian Klöckner


URBAN-EU-CHINA

EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation
Project ID: 733571
H2020-SC6-ENG-GLOBALLY-2016-1
Coordinator: Annemie Wyckmans


BINGO

Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management – A better future under climate change
Project ID: 641739
H2020-WATER-2014
Project Manager: Tone Merete Muthanna


Blue Nodules

Breakthrough Solutions for the Sustainable Harvesting and Processing of Deep Sea Polymetallic Nodules
Project ID: 688975
H2020-SC5-2015
Project Manager: Kurt Aasly


COLUMBUS

Monitoring, Managing and Transferring Marine and Maritime Knowledge for Sustainable Blue Growth
Project ID: 652690
H2020-BG-2014-1
Project Manager: Bernt Johan Leira


DELTA

Future tamper-proof Demand rEsponse framework through seLf-configured, self-opTimized and collAborative virtual distributed energy nodes
Project ID: 773960
H2020-LCE-2017-SGS
Project Manager: Sokratis Katsikas


ENSURAL

Integrated cross-sectorial approach for environmentally sustainable and resource-efficient alumina production
Project ID: 767533
H2020-SPIRE-2017
Project Manager: Leiv Kolbeinsen


FIThydro

Fishfriendly Innovative Technologies for Hydropower 
Project ID: 727830
H2020-LCE-2016-RES-CCS-RIA
Project Manager: Jochen Aberle


GoJelly

A gelatinous solution to plastic pollution
Project ID: 774499
H2020-BG-2017-1
Project Manager: Nicole Aberle-Malzahn


GRACE

Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects
Project ID: 679266
H2020-BG-2015-2
Project Manager: Bjørn Munro Jenssen


IMAGINE

Innovative Method for Affordable Generation IN ocean Energy
Project ID: 764066
H2020-LCE-2017-RES-RIA-TwoStage
Project Manager: Elisabetta Tedeschi


INVADE

Smart system of renewable energy storage based on INtegrated EVs and bAtteries to empower mobile, Distributed and centralised Energy storage in the distribution grid
Project ID: 731148 
H2020-LCE-2016-SGS
Project Manager: Magnus Korpås


MICA

Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis
Project ID: 689648
H2020-SC5-2015
Project Manager: Daniel Beat Mueller


NanoMEMC2

NanoMaterials Enhanced Membranes for Carbon Capture
Project ID: 727734
H2020-LCE-2016-RES-CCS-RIA
Project Manager: Liyuan Deng


Nunataryuk

Permafrost thaw and the changing arctic coast: science for socio-economic adaptation
Project ID: 773421
H2020-BG-2017-1
Project Manager: Knut Vilhelm Høyland


QUANTUM

Quality management for building performance - improving energy performance by life cycle quality management
Project ID: 680529
H2020-EeB-2015
Project Manager: Salvatore Carlucci


SET-Nav

Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation
Project ID: 691843
H2020-LCE-2015
Project Manager: Ruud Egging


SHAPE-ENERGY

Social Sciences and Humanities for Advancing Policy in European Energy 
Project ID: 731264
H2020-LCE-2016-ERA
Project Manager: Marianne Ryghaug


SIDERWIN

Development of new methodologies for industrial CO2-free steel production by electrowinning
Project ID: 768788
H2020-SPIRE-2017
Project Manager: Geir Martin Haarberg

ERC – European Research Council

ERC – European Research Council

NTNU coordinates:

GEOCOG

Cognitive Geometry: Deciphering neural concept spaces and engineering knowledge to empower smart brains in a smart society
Project ID: 724836
ERC-2016-COG
Coordinator: Christian Doeller


INSULATRONICS

Controlling Electric Signals with Insulating Antiferromagnets and Insulating Ferromagnets
Project ID: 669442
ERC-AdG-2014
Coordinator: Arne Brataas


ProstOmics

'Tissue is the issue': a multi-omics approach to improve prostate cancer diagnosis
Project ID: 758306
ERC-2017-STG
Coordinator: May-Britt Tessem


TAIAC

Breaking the paradigm: A new approach to understanding and controlling combustion instabilities
Project ID: 677931
ERC-StG-2015
Coordinator: Nicholas Worth

FET – Future and Emerging Technologies

FET – Future and Emerging Technologies

NTNU is partner:

AMADEUS

Next GenerAtion MateriAls and Solid State DevicEs for Ultra High Temperature Energy Storage and Conversion
Project ID: 737054
H2020-FETOPEN-1-2016-2017
Project Manager: Merete Tangstad


READEX

Runtime Exploitation of Application Dynamism for Energy-efficient eXascale computing
Project ID: 671657
H2020-FETHPC-2014
Project Manager: Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg


TRANSPIRE

Terahertz RAdio communication using high ANistropy SPIn torque REsonators
Project ID: 737038
H2020-FETOPEN-1-2016-2017
Project Manager: Arne Brataas

Health, Food and Biotechnology

Health, Food and Biotechnology

NTNU coordinates and is partner:

iFermenter

CONVERSION OF FORESTRY SUGAR RESIDUALSTREAMS TO ANTIMICROBIAL PROTEINS BY INTELLIGENTFERMENTATION
Project ID: 790507
H2020-BBI-JTI-2017
Koordinator: Nadav Bar


PreventIT

Early risk detection and prevention in ageing people by self-administered ICT-supported assessment and a behavioural change intervention delivered by use of smartphones and smartwatches
Project ID: 689238
H2020-PHC-2015
Coordinator: Jorunn L. Helbostad


selfBACK

A decision support system for self-management of low back pain
Project ID: 689043
H2020-PHC-2015
Coordinator: Paul Jarle Mork


Back-UP

Personalised Prognostic Models to Improve Well-being and Return to Work After Neck and Low Back Pain
Project ID: 777090
H2020-SC1-2017-CNECT-2
Project Manager: Paul Jarle Mork


INHERIT

INter-sectoral Health Environment Research for InnovaTions
Project ID: 667364
H2020-PHC-2015
Project Manager: Geir Arild Espnes


METAFLUIDICS

Advanced toolbox for rapid and cost-effective functional metagenomic screening - microbiology meets microfluidics
Project ID: 685474
H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015
Project Manager: Rahmi Lale


MINDMAP

PROMOTING MENTAL WELLBEING IN THE AGEING URBAN POPULATION: DETERMINANTS, POLICIES AND INTERVENTIONS IN EUROPEAN CITIES
Project ID: 667661
H2020-PHC-2015
Project Manager: Steinar Krokstad


RECAP

RECAP: Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm
Project ID: 733280
H2020-SC1-2016-RTD
Project Manager: Marit Sæbø Indredavik


SMARTFISH

Smart fisheries technologies for an efficient, compliant and environmentally friendly fishing sector
Project ID: 773521
H2020-SFS-2017-1
Project Manager: Martin Ludvigsen


UPRIGHT

Universal Preventive Resilience Intervention Globally implemented in schools to improve and promote mental Health for Teenagers
Project ID: 754919
H2020-SC1-2017-Two-Stage-RTD
Project Manager: Odin Hjemdal

ICT, Manufacturing and Transport

ICT, Manufacturing and Transport

NTNU coordinates and is partner:

CoM_n_Play-Science

Learning science the fun and creative way: coding, making, and play as vehicles for informal science learning in the 21st century
Project ID: 787476
H2020-SwafS-2017-1
Koordiantor: Michail Giannakos


FOCUS

Factory of the Future Clusters
Project ID: 637090
H2020-FoF-2014
Coordinator: Odd Myklebust


CLASS

CLear Air Situation for uaS:
Maturing ground based technologies for a real-time Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management System (UTMS) to monitor and separate Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) traffic
Project ID: 763719
H2020-SESAR-2016-1
Project Manager: Ida Kallmyr Lerheim


CloudLightning

Self-Organising, Self-Managing Heterogeneous Cloud
Project ID: 643946
H2020-LEIT-ICT-2014-1
Project Manager: Anne Cathrine Elster


DESTinationRAIL

Decision Support Tool for Rail Infrastructure Managers
Project ID: 636285
H2020-MG-2014
Project Manager: Elias G. Kassa


SAFER-LC

SAFER Level Crossing by integrating and optimizing road-rail infrastructure management and design
Project ID: 723205
H2020-MG-2016-Two-Stages
Project Manager: Elias Kassa


SOCRATIC

SOcial CReATive IntelligenCe Platform for achieving Global Sustainability Goals
Project ID: 688228
H2020-LEIT-ICT-2015
Project Manager: Michail Giannakos


SWARMs

Smart and Networking UnderWAter Robots in Cooperation Meshes
Project ID: 662107
ECSEL-2014-1
Project Manager: Ingrid Schjølberg


TULIPP

Towards Ubiquitous Low-power Image Processing Platforms
Project ID: 688403
H2020-LEIT-ICT-2015
Project Manager: Magnus Jahre


VISUALMEDIA

Immersive and Interactive Real Time 3D Social Media Graphics Environments for the Broadcast Industry
Project ID: 687800
H2020-LEIT-ICT-2015
Project Manager: Andrew Perkis

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) – IF

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)

Individual Fellowship (IF):

HisTORIC

Heat Transfer Enhancement during Oscillatory Flows: Impact Quantification of Heat Transfer Coefficient
Project ID: 789476
H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
Coordinator: Carlos Alberto Dorao
Fellow: Paul Subhanker


MECEDGE

Transgenic dissection of the neural circuitry of memory and dementia
Project ID: 796535
H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
Coordinator: Clifford Kentros
Fellow:


MetalloGutRepair

Identification of a Metalloproteinase-17-mediated cellular signalling circuit in intestinal regeneration and tumorigenesis
Project ID: 794391
H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
Coordinator: Menno Oudhoff
Fellow: Mara Martin Alonso


PALMERA

Low Power and Fault Tolerant Cache Memory Design through a Combination of Hardware and Software Approaches
H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
Coordinator: Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg
Fellow: Azam Seyedi


Active Implants

Active implants: Engineering microstructures of functional ceramics for stimulated bone growth
Project ID: 655866
H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
Project Manager: Mari-Ann Einarsrud 
Fellow: Julia Glaum


CADENT

Competitive Advantage for the Data-driven ENTerprise
Project ID: 704110
H2020-MSCA-IF-2015
Project Manager:  John Krogstie
Fellow: Patrick Mikalef


CoupledDB

High-Performance Indexing for Emerging GPU-Coupled Databases
Project ID: 753810
H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
Project Manager: Kjetil Nørvåg
Fellow: Sean Chester


GlobChangeBehav

Effects of glboal change on the social behaviour of marine organisms
Project ID: 752813
H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
Project Manager: Fredrik Jutfelt
Fellow: Jeff C. Clements


INITIATE

INnovation through bIg daTa and socIal enTreprEneurship 
Project ID: 751510
H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
Project Manager: Letizia Jaccheri
Fellow: Ilias O. Pappas


NeuroModSense

Peptidergic Neuromodulation of Sensory Representation in the Brain
Project ID: 750395
H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
Project Manager: Emre Yaksi
Fellow: Pradeep Lal


SINet

Software-defined Intermittent Networking
Project ID: 699924
H2020-MSCA-IF-2015
Project Manager: Yuming Jiang
Fellow: David Palma


SugarOsmoSignalling

Analysis of sugar- and osmo-signalling mechanisms in cell wall integrity maintenance
Project ID: 657835
H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
Project Manager: Thorsten Hamann
Fellow: Timo Engelsdorf


THERMOPLAST

Adaptive plasticity meets unpredictability: how do organisms cope with changing environmental variability?
Project ID: 658530
H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
Project Manager: Sigurd Einum
Fellow: Tim Burton


TICOH

Taming Irregular Computations On Heterogeneous processors
Project ID: 752321
H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
Project Manager: Anne Elster


TIMPER

Project ID: 796543
H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
Project Manager: Tor Grande
Fellow: 

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) – ITN

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)

NTNU coordinates and is partner in Innovative Training Network (ITN):

ANNULIghT

Annular Instabilities and Transient Phenomena in Gas Turbine Combustors
Project ID: 765998
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Coordinator: James Dawson


MarineUAS

Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems for Marine and Coastal Monitoring
Project ID: 642153
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014
Coordinator: Tor Arne Johansen


AWESOME

Advanced Wind Energy Systems Operation and Maintenance Expertise
Project ID: 642108
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014
Project Manager: Michael Muskulus


CircEuit

Circular European Economy Innovative Training Network
Project ID: 721909
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Casper Boks


COSINE

Training network for COmputational Spectroscopy In Natural sciences and Engineering
Project ID: 765739
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Henrik Koch


DCOMM

Deictic Communication - A Multidisciplinary Training
Project ID: 676063
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015
Project Manager: Mila Vulchanova


ESSENTIAL

Evolving Security SciencE through Networked Technologies, Information policy And Law
Project ID: 722482
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Katrin Franke


HiPerNav

High Performance Soft-tissue Navigation
Project ID: 722068
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Frank Lindseth


ImmerSAFE

Immersive Visual Technologies for Safety-critical Applications
Project ID: 764951
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Karin Laumann


M-GATE

Memory research: Ground-breaking, Applied, and Technological Exchanges
Project ID: 765549
H2020-MSCA-ITN-2016
Project Manager: Clifford Kentros


PRONTO

PROcess NeTwork Optimization for efficient and sustainable operation of Europe’s process industries taking machinery condition and process performance into account
Project ID: 675215
(H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015)
Project Manager: Lars Struen Imsland


QoE-Net

innovative Quality Of Experience maNagement in Emerging mulTimedia services
Project ID: 643072
(H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014)
Project Manager: Andrew Perkis


WAVES

Waves and Wave-Based Imaging in Virtual and Experimental Environments
Project ID: 641943
(H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014)
Project Manager: Martin Landrø


WIBEC

Wireless In-Body Environment
Project ID: 675353
(H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015)
Project Manager: Kimmo Kansanen

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) – RISE

Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)

NTNU coordinates and is partner in Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE):

CHiPS

CHallenges in Preservation of Structure
Project ID: 691070
H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015
Coordinator: Elena Celledoni


RISEN

Rail Infrastructure Systems Engineering Network
Project ID: 691135
H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015
Project Manager: Elias G. Kassa


Wat-Qual

Water Quality in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
Project ID: 778136
H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017
Project Manager: Sveinung Sægrov

Materials, Nanotechnology and Raw Materials

Materials, Nanotechnology and Raw Materials

NTNU is partner:

ALION

HIGH SPECIFIC ENERGY ALUMINIUM-ION RECHARGEABLE  DECENTRALIZED ELECTRICITY GENERATION SOURCES
Project ID: 646286
H2020-LEIT-NMP-2014
Project Manager: Anders Hammer Strømman


EnDurCrete

New Environmental friendly and Durable conCrete, integrating industrial by-products and hybrid systems, for civil, industrial and offshore applications – EnDurCrete
Project ID: 760639
H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage
Project Manager: Klaartje De Weerdt


MarketPlace

Materials Modelling Marketplace for Increased Industrial Innovation
Project ID: 760173
H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage
Project Manager: Heinz Preisig


RemovAL

Removing the waste streams from the primary Aluminium production and other metal sectors in Europe
Project ID: 776469
H2020-SC5-2017-TwoStage
Prosjektleder: Gabriella Tranell

Research Infrastructure

Research Infrastructure

NTNU coordinates and is partner:

ECCSEL

European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure
Project ID: 675206
H2020-INFRADEV-12015-1
Coordinator: Olav Bolland


ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC

implementAtion anD OPeration of the gateway for healTh into BBMRI-ERIC
Project ID: 676550
H2020-INFRADEV-1-2015-1
Project Manager: Kristian Hveem


AQUAEXCEL2020

AQUAculture infrastructures for EXCELlence in European fish research towards 2020
Project ID: 652831
H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015
Project Manager: Elin Kjørsvik


Arise2

Atmospheric dynamics Research InfraStructure in Europe
Project ID: 653980
H2020-INFRADEV-1-2014-1
Project Manager: Patrick Joseph Espy


CORBEL

Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services
Project ID: 654248
H2020-INFRADEV-1-2014-1
Project Manager: Kristian Hveem


ELIXIR-EXCELERATE

Fast-track ELIXIR implementation and drive early user exploitation across the life-sciences
Project ID: 676559
H2020-INFRADEV-1-2015-1
Project Manager: Finn Drabløs


EUMarineRobots

Marine robotics research infrastructure network
Project ID: 731103
H2020-INFRAIA-2017-1-two-stage
Project Manager: Martin Ludvigsen


HYDRALAB-PLUS

HYDRALAB+ Adapting to climate change
Project ID: 654110
H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015
Project Manager: Jochen Aberle


MARINET2

Marine Renewable Infrastructure Network for Enhancing Technologies 2
Project ID: 731084
H2020-INFRAIA-2016-1
Project Manager: Lars Sætran


PRACE-4IP

PRACE 4th Implementation Phase Project
Project ID: 653838
H2020-EINFRA-2014-2
Project Manager: Bjørn Lindi


PRACE-5IP

PRACE 5th Implementation Phase Project
Project ID: 730913
H2020-EINFRA-2016-1
Project Manager: Bjørn Lindi


PRACE-6IP


Project ID: 823767
H2020-INFRAEDI-2018-1
Prosjektleder: Bjørn Lindi

Society and Security

Society and Security

NTNU is partner:

CITYCoP

Citizen Interaction Technologies Yield Community Policing
Project ID: 653811
H2020-FCT-2014
Project Manager: Simon McCallum


FIT4RRI

Fostering Improved Training Tools For Responsible Research and Innovation
Project ID: 741477
H2020-SwafS-2016-1
Project Manager: Knut Holtan Sørensen


GHOST

Safe-Guarding Home  IoT  Environments with Personalised  Real-time Risk Control
Project ID: 740923
H2020-DS-SC7-2016
Project Manager: Sokratis Katsikas


RECONNECT

Reconciling Europe with its Citizens through Democracy and Rule of Law
Project ID: 770142
H2020-SC6-CULT-COOP-2017-two-stage
Project Manager: Pieter de Wilde


SMILE

SMart mobILity at the European land borders
Project ID: 740931
H2020-SEC-2016-2017-1
Project Manager: Sule Yildirim


TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA

Transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in the EU and in China
Project ID: 770141
H2020-SC6-ENG-GLOBALLY-2017
Project Manager: Annemie Wyckmans


UMI-Sci-Ed

Exploiting Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things to promote Science Education
Project ID: 710583
H2020-SEAC-2015
Project Manager: Monica Divitini

The NTNU MSCA Challenge

We challenge you, young talented and/or experienced researchers from outside Norway to join this programme, and to prepare an application to the Marie Skłodowska-Cure Action – Individual Fellowship mobility programme under EU’s Horizon 2020.