NKJ Announces a Call for Networking Activities

The aim of the NKJ network call is to:

  • increase North European regional synergy within agriculture and food research
  • establish better contact between the agriculture and food research communities in the Nordic countries
  • strengthen North European agriculture and food research(*) and networking.

Special scope for this call

This call has a special interest in funding networks that aim to through networking among Nordic researchers and institutions, apply for funding from larger funds like e.g. Horizon 2020 or similar activities.


Call for joint NKJ-SNS networks is open


Brown cows on pasture. Photo.


The network call is announced jointly by the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) and Nordic Forest Research (SNS).

The aim of the joint call is to promote Nordic cross-sectorial collaboration among researchers and stakeholders from the forest and agricultural sectors by networking activities. See link below.


SNS and NKJ Matchmaking Day

Sign up for SNS and NKJ Matchmaking Day!

Date: 15th of September, 2016
Location: Vantaa, Finland
Register: Sign up before 15th of August
Sign up here: http://simplesignup.se/private_event/79496/387840286f
Registration and participation is free of charge but you will have to pay for your own travel and accommodation costs.

Why this Matchmaking Day?

The purpose of this day is to make researchers, governmental officials and industry stakeholders meet in an inspiring atmosphere. It is about networking, strengthening networks and to spark brilliant ideas for future networks and research projects that can be applied for at SNS and NKJ.

Read more:

SNS and NKJ Matchmaking Day 2016 (PDF)

Call for proposals on workshops, seminars or conferences

The Joint Nordic Committee of Agriculture and Food Research (NKJ) launches a call to promote Nordic research and innovation efforts in the agricultural and food sector through the support of activities such as workshops, seminars or conferences with high scientific quality assured by a scientific advisory group or equivalent.

The planned activities must be in line with the strategic goals of the NKJ as stated in the NKJ strategy 2015-2018 and the aims of the Nordic Bioeconomy Initiative 2013–2018, and clearly demonstrate Nordic added value.

Deadline for submission of applications is May 27 2016, 24:00 CET

Full call text (link no longer available)