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Invitation and funding opportunities for Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders

News   •   Sep 12, 2016 16:27 CEST

The Emerging Leader program is linked to the topic of Arctic Frontiers 2017 "White Space – Blue Future"

Emerging Leaders will take place from 18th to 24th January 2017.

Thirty selected candidates, under the age of 35, from different countries will participate in a blend of technical, social and cultural events accompanied by mentors from business, politics and academia.

Emerging Leaders enrols a mixture of PhD students/post docs and young professionals from the public and business sectors. The program fee is NOK 37.500 (including VAT)  per participant.

PhD students/post docs affiliated with Norwegian university colleges, universities and research institutes may apply for a grant from the Research Council of Norway. PhD students/post docs at research institutions abroad who has a scientific focus relevant for Emerging Leaders 2017 could also be considered.

For questions concerning Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders or how to apply for funding for young scientists made available by the Research Council of Norway, please contact project manager Laura Johanne Olsen (email: or phone: +47 90 75 12 75).

Please note that registration is open until November 1st.

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