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Guide to Public Funding

We have now revised our guide to public funding (Veiviser til Virkemiddelapparatet). It gives you an overview of the most relevant funding schemes with useful tips.

The guide is exclusive for members and partners of GCE Ocean Technology. If you want a copy of the guide, please contact us at It is only available in Norwegian.

Course in Project Development

Join our series of series of one-hour courses in project development this spring and learn more about project development with a focus on public funding opportunities.

  • 2 April - Guide to public funding: Introduction to the most relevant funding schemes, their characteristics and what type of projects that receive support in different programmes. How to think project portfolio. Simple checklists that you can use in your own work.
  • 16 April - Application writing: How to write good applications; Value, goals, structure, illustrations. Evaluation criteria and where to focus. Writing tips based on experience.
  • 23 April - Application examples: Examples of accepted and rejected applications.

We Are Here for You

GCE Ocean Technology provides financial and professional support to realise your best ideas and projects. Our services are free of charge for our partners and members and we do not claim any rights or royalty.

We recommend that you contact us prior to applying for funding. This allows us to provide you with better guidance regarding the optimal support scheme for your idea or project.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

R&D Manager

Jon O. Hellevang


GCE Ocean Technology provides financial and professional support to establish externally funded RDI projects.

Our partners and members can apply for pre-project funding from GCE Ocean Technology to form the basis for larger RDI projects.

GCE Ocean Technology has so far helped secured more than 1.35 Billion NOK in external funded RDI projects runned and owned by the cluster companies.

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GCE Ocean Technology are here to help our members in this precarious situation with Covid-19.

As a cluster, it is now, more than ever time to give and get help in our cluster community.

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