The board of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst) has distributed financial resources to new research projects for 2014. Of the in total 553 incoming applications 115 new projects were granted support. The competition was especially hard in the category "open project support", where 12 projects got full backing.
A substantial amount of the resources are given to young researchers. Support is given to 57 doctoral and 42 post doctoral stipendiates, as well as to four researcher grants and five career grants. the latter category is for young outstandig researchers planning to establish an independent research group.
Photo: John Torgils Vaage, Director Research and Innovation, Helse Sør-Øst.
Oslo University Hospital stands for about 75% of the research in the region.
From the home page of South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (in Norwegian):
Forskningsmidler 2014 fordelt
Overview - projects given support