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Pre-project Funding Opportunity

Partners and members of GCE Ocean Technology can apply for pre-project funding to establish externally funded research, development and innovation (RDI) projects.

GCE Ocean Technology provides financial and professional support and advice for free, to establish externally funded RDI projects for our partners and members.

So far, we have succeeded in helping cluster companies in securing more than 1.7 Billion NOK in externally funded projects; owned and run by cluster companies.

Next application deadline is 26 August.

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You can get up to 250 000,- NOK in pre-project funding with the aim to mobilise and conceptualise larger RDI projects.

We strongly recommend that you contact GCE Ocean Technology prior to applying for pre-project funding.

This allows us to provide you with better guidance regarding the optimal support scheme for your idea or project. Where possible, we will encourage and assist companies to apply other sources of funding.

Please do not hesitate to contact Gisle Nondal or Jon Hellevang at an early stage to see how we can contribute.

For more information about application process, template, evaluation criteria and process, please contact us or read more abour our our project funding.

Learn how you can become a member of GCE Ocean Technology.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

Senior Ocean Technology Innovator

Jon O. Hellevang

Funding

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 helped with securing more than 1.7 Billion NOK in externally funded RDI projects; run and owned by the cluster companies.

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