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

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Horizon Europe

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

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Horizon 2020

NTNU’s projects in EU’s framework programme Horizon 2020.

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ERC Grants

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


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Centre of Excellence

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

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Centre for Research-based Innovation

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

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Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research

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

Kavli and KG Jebsen

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience. Photo of grid cells in the brain.

Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience

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

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K.G. Jebsen Centres

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

Onsager Fellowship Outstanding Academic Fellows Postdocs

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Onsager Fellowship Programme

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

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Outstanding Academic Fellows

Gives young researchers the opportunity to grow their careers.

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Postdoc Fellows

Career development support to postdocs maximize their future career opportunities.