Life Science

Products and technology from the fields of life science and biotechnology have proven to be highly beneficial for human society on a global scale. As a result, the focus on research has dramatically increased which in turn has aided agricultural activities and the advancements within the field of medicine. International collaborations are more important than ever to meet the future demands for food and medicine.

Examples of topics that research institutions in Norway and Japan are currently collaborating on:
– Cancer initiation from DNA-repair systems
– Gastric cancer prevention by edible vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and wasabi
– Role of vagus nerve in gastric cancer development

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EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Innovative project concepts for development assistance within health and education are invited in this call for project outlines. The project concepts submitted will help define thematically and financially the subsequent main calls to be issued by the Research Council, Innovation Norway and Norad, respectively, in the first half of 2016. Deadline: 17 February 2016 Who(…)

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant
November 30, 2015

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant

Eligible areas of research:  Areas concerning “substances, materials, production” Areas concerning “biological production and biological environment” Areas concerning “clean and sustainable energy” Target: (1) Individuals who will be of the age of 35 or younger, on April 1, 2016 (however, those 36 or younger may also apply, if there has been a hiatus in their(…)

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