Foto: Truls Tiller



Welcome to the Tromsø Research Foundation (TFS)

The foundation aims to provide funding and support for long-term research and research-promoting activities, including research-based recruitment at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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  • TFS Nyhetsbrev 01/24

    I TFS nyhetsbrev 01/24 kan du lese om: Status angående TFS Starting Grant 2024 Oran Young mottok Mohnprisen 2024...

  • Congratulations to Mohammed M. Ezat

    TFS Starting Grant candidate Mohammed M. Ezat recently was awarded UiTs prize for young researcher. Mohammed M. Eza...

  • Oran Young har mottatt Mohnprisen 2024

    Oran Young fikk overrakt Mohnprisen av statsminister Jonas Gahr Støre under Arctic Frontiers. Donator Trond Mohn v...


Since 2016, TFS has utilized yearly calls made by the TFS Starting Grant to help recruit outstanding young scientists from around the world to UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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Foto: Truls Tiller

Thematic Priorities

The Tromsø Research Foundation contributes to several different thematic initiatives. The most recent initiatives are within the fields of pure mathematics, nuclear medicine, and Arctic research (the Mohn Prize).

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MNOK awarded so far


TFS Starting Grant Holders


Projects supported so far