Projects Lead by Ahluwalia are :
2016-2017 Chief Technical Officer (Ahluwalia), FORNY project funded by Research Council of Norway
Total Funding: 7 M NOK (2016-2017)
Activity: Developing first entry level prototype of chip based optical nanoscope
2016-2020- Principal Investigator (Ahluwalia) UiT Strategic Funding ( PI: Ahluwalia) “Center for Advanced Nanoscopy to decode sub-cellular biological systems” (2016-2020)
Total Funding: 4 PhDs and 1.25 Million NOK
Research Activity: Application of optical nanoscopy for nanoscale biological systems (Vascular Biology, Infection Biology, Embryology, Fishery Science)
2015-2017: Principle Investigator (Ahluwalia) of Indo-Norwegian Cooperation Programme (INCP- 2014/10024. Total Budget 1.2 M NOK, supports mobility & training of 11 PhDs (6 from India and 5 from Norway) in the field of optical super-resolution imaging and development of novel optical microscopy/nanoscopy. Funded by SIU Norway and UGC India.
2014-2019: Principal Investigator (Ahluwalia) of an ERC Starting Grant 2013 (Nanoscopy) “High-speed chip-based nanoscopy to discover real-time sub-cellular dynamics”. 12 Million NOK supports 2 PhD & 2 Post-Doc.
2014-2015: University Strategy Funding of 8 Million NOK. The project supports 1 Post-doc and State-of-the-art “Structured-illumination microscopy” for imaging of live biological cells.
2015-2016: Principle Investigator (Ahluwalia) of IS-DAAD Program with Germany, Project Title" High-speed optical super-resolution nanoscopy for live-cell imaging".
Total Budget 240,000 NOK , Funded by Research Council of Norway and DAAD Germany.
2011-2012: Principal Investigator (Ahluwalia) for Leiv Eiriksson Grant from The Research Council of Norway, Project No. 209286/F11. Combining optical trapping with super-resolution imaging. The grant was for NOK 40 K € (2011).