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Last Pre-project Funding Opportunity Before Summer

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.

Last application deadline before the summer is 28 June.

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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.

Apply before 28 June to be evaluated in the last RDI meeting before the summer.

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 visit our project funding web pages.

Project Funding Results

So far, we have succeeded in helping cluster companies in securing more than 1.35 Billion NOK in external funded project owned and run by cluster companies.

The projects funded so far in 2020 are:

All three projects received a high score on all our evaluation criteria. They are collaborating with strong R&D partners and aim to establish larger RDI project during the year.

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

Contact Information

Jon O. Hellevang

Senior Ocean Technology Innovator

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 run and owned by the cluster companies.

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