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Pre-project Funding

Photo taken at Christian Michelsen Research
Photo taken at Christian Michelsen Research

GCE Ocean Technology offers professional support to establish externally funded RDI projects.

At the moment we do not have any pre-project funding available.

We recommend that you contact GCE Ocean Technology to get input on the best funding options for your project.

The 50-50 Challenge

We are looking for innovative ideas that can assist Norway in reducing the CO2 emission by 50% and increase the export, excluding oil and gas, with 50% by 2030. This joint challenge has been defined by the cluster as The 50-50 Challenge.

Focus Areas

We are looking for projects within the following main markets:

  • Low emission subsea oil and gas solutions
  • Offshore renewable energy
  • CCUS and hydrogen
  • Marine minerals

Furthermore, we encourage project within our generic technology areas:

  • Autonomy; including sensing, communication, machine learning/AI
  • Sharing and circular economy

Projects that are relevant for several markets and/or that is combining the points above will be prioritized.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

R&D Manager

Jon O. Hellevang

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