VOR Reykjavik Energy Research Fund

The role of Reykjavik Energy’s Research Fund (VOR) is to support scientific research related to Reykjavik Energy’s field of work, with an emphasis on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals that are a priority at any given time in accordance with the company's policy.

Today, Reykjavik Energy focuses on the following Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Clean water and sanitation
  • Affordable and clean energy
  • Climate action
  • Responsible consumption and production
  • Gender equality

Applications for funding from VOR are advertised in two categories, study grants (master's and doctoral students) and project grants. Applicants submit a description of their research project, explain the timeline and costs, and justify how the project relates to Reykjavik Energy's field of work and the Sustainable Development Goals that the company emphasizes.

An application form with instructions can be found here. The application deadline for the year 2022 has passed. Applications for the year 2023 will be announced later.

Inquiries can be sent to vor@or.is. All applications will be answered and treated as confidential. A confirmation email will be sent upon the receipt of the application.

Application forms and other documents

Allocation rules


Application form

Pricacy and information for applicants here