Beneficiaries of the main project grants in 2022.

New application deadline for main project 2024


You can now apply for funding for a main project of up to NOK 1,000,000 for employees and NOK 300,000 for students. The first application deadline in 2024 is 15. March.

Support to carry out a main project in NTNU Discovery is a great opportunity to further develop your idea. Some prerequisites for applying for support to further develop your idea through a main project:

  • You must be employed at NTNU or Helse Midt-Norge or be an active degree student at NTNU.
  • Employees must have reported their idea to NTNU Technology Transfer and received an intellectual property rights (IPR) report from them.
  • Students should have completed a pre-project at NTNU Discovery, and students studying in Trondheim must have received funding from
  • Trønderenergy contribution through SPARK*.
  • The project cannot be associated with an already formed company.

Read more about how you can apply for support as an employee or as a student.

Other news

NTNU Discovery awards millions to innovative researchers

New revolutionary ultrasound technology. A smart sensor that automatically monitors the condition of electrical machines. Thursday November 9th, NTNU Discovery awarded NOK one million each to two promising innovation projects developed by researchers and employees at NTNU and Helse Midt-Norge.

Millions to NTNU inventors

A potential breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer's and a method for earlier diagnosing CP in infants were two of the inventions that received NOK 1,000,000 from NTNU Discovery today.


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