NFRF 2024 NordForsk-led International Joint Initiative on Sustainable Development of the Arctic (Registration)


This international joint initiative represents a collaboration among research funders from Canada, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States. A minimum of three Nordic Countries must be represented on the research team. 

Through interdisciplinary research projects that include Indigenous perspectives, this call will leverage expertise across Arctic countries to explore approaches to sustainable development in the Arctic, considering aspects such as security, natural resources and societal changes.

NFRF will only fund Indigenous co-developed co-led projects. All projects are required to partner with a participating community or communities in the co-creation, implementation and ownership of the research and outcomes, and to develop approaches related to knowledge mobilization and community uptake.

Registration deadline for Canadian research teams (mandatory): May 30, 2024
Application deadline for Canadian research teams: Fall 2024

Applications must be received in the Office of Research and Innovation a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation via ROMEO. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Funding Description

Contact Information

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer - Natural Sciences and Engineering
Phone: 250-960-6357


Sharleen Balogh, Research Project Officer - Social Sciences and Humanities
Phone: 250-960-5629


Crystal Carpenter, Research Project Officer - Health
Phone: 250-960-5686