Research Excellence

Research Excellence

NTNU's Research Excellence is funded through the Research Council of Norway, the EU and private-sector players, and also realized through strategic prioritization of NTNU's own resources.

Horizon ERC


ERC Grants

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Several outstanding researchers at NTNU have received prestigious grants from ERC.


Horizon Europe

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Active participation in Horizon Europe is a main priority at NTNU.


Horizon 2020

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NTNU has approx. 200 signed projects in framework programme Horizon 2020.

Kavli KGJebsen


Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience

Founded by Nobel Laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser to investigate higher brain functions.


K.G. Jebsen Centres

The K.G. Jebsen foundation contributes financially to strengthen top level research.


Onsager Fellowship programme

Young, internationally recognized researchers strengthen NTNU’s academic community.


Outstanding Academic Fellows

Gives young researchers the opportunity to grow their careers.


Postdoc Fellows

Career development support to postdocs maximize their future career opportunities.



Centre of Excellence

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Devoted to research on complex problems and research environments with ambitious ideas.


Centre for Research-based Innovation

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Builds and strengthens collaboration between research institutions and R&D intensive companies.


Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research

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Develops technology in renewable energy and CCS with potential for value creation.