Innovation Norway has launched a second call for project proposals within the Green Industry Innovation Programme for Romania. The programme has made €9.5 million available in this round to support green projects and to increase the competitiveness of green enterprises in Romania. Applications must be submitted by 3 pm on 30 September 2014.  The Green Industry Innovation Programme is part of

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A new application round under the NGO Funding Programme is open. More than 9.7 million euro is available to NGO projects in various fields, such as active citizenship, social inclusion, human rights, environmental protection and more. This is the second call for proposals under the programme. The first call was launched in 2013 and made more than 20 million euro available to non-governmental...

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Oslo is gearing up for Oslo Innovation Week on October 13-17, with over 50 different events taking place across the Norwegian capital. Oslo Innovation Week is the largest innovation convention in Europe, making it a significant meeting place to discuss opportunities and practices for growth and innovation every year. Main themes for 2014 are MAKER, STARTUP, DESIGN and TECH – across a number of...

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Photo: Petter Foss/ MFA Norway.

In many Nordic and Western European countries, volunteering is a habit for citizens. Companies see corporate volunteering programs as a resource which contributes to the development of the team, while allowing employees to acquire new skills. The programs also have a positive impact on the company’s financial performance.

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Photo: TIFF.

The Norwegian film industry was represented at this year’s edition of TIFF with several films that were part of different competitions and sections.

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The Bilateral Fund at National Level under the EEA and Norway Grants is a flexible source of funding for various bilateral cooperation initiatives of interest to both Romania and the Donor States (i.e. Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

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The jury of the Ibsen Awards has awarded the Romanian project “Hedda’s sisters. Empowering Women Theatre Artists in Romania and Eastern Europe”, by curator and theatre critic Cristina Modreanu, an International Ibsen Scholarship. The scholarship is of a total of NOK 200.000,- (app 23.700 euro). Modreanu's project places important emphasis on women's situation in contemporary theatre as well as ...

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Photo: EEA Grants.

A new indoor museum, a public entrance facility to the Open Air Museum, and the restoration of a Roma homestead are elements of a new project implemented with EEA Grants at the Astra Museum in Sibiu. The project will bring forward the cultural heritage of minorities to a broader public and it is the result of a cooperation between Astra Museum and the Museum of South Trøndelag, Norway.

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