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Pre-project Funding Available

Our partners and members 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 1.35 Billion NOK in external funded projects owned and run by cluster companies.

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You can appy for up to 300.000 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 as this allows us to provide you with better guidance regarding the optimal support scheme for your idea or project.

Please do not hesitate to contact Gisle Nondal or Jon O. 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 about our project funding.

Join our Courses in Project Development

  • 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.

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

Senior Ocean Technology Innovator

Jon O. Hellevang

Course

We invite you to a webinar 2. april in project development (in Norwegian only) to help you find and apply for the right grant schemes so that you can realize your best projects.

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

Read more