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Institutions

Nordic Council of Ministers' Institutions.
NordForsk
NordForsk is a Nordic research board with responsibility for co-operation on research and researcher training in the Nordic region.
Nordic Centre for Spatial Development
Nordregio is a leading international Nordic research institute in the broad field of regional studies. We undertake strategic research with the aim of producing informed and relevant material for decision-makers at the international, national and regional levels
Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues (NVC)
The Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues aims to improve the quality of social policies in the Nordic countries through education, information, the promotion of research, development work, network building and international co-operation.
Nordic Culture Point
Nordic Culture Point is a strong and innovative Nordic cultural player active throughout the Nordic region. Nordic Culture Point, which began operations in its current form as of 1.1.2012, results from the fusion of The Nordic Institute in Finland (Nifin) and the former Nordic Culture Point. The new institute is a central Nordic meeting point located in Finland. It spreads knowledge of and interest in the Nordic region, and administers the Nordic Council of Ministers’ two cultural funding programmes. Additionally, the institute provides a point of contact for Nordic cultural cooperation and information about that cooperation in the Nordic region and beyond. Nordic Culture Point's director, is Per Voetmann, and the institute has offices in central Helsinki and Suomenlinna. The institute is a Nordic Council of Ministers institution.
Nordic Energy Research
Nordic Energy Research is the funding institution for energy research under the Nordic Council of Ministers – an intergovernmental body between Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland.
Nordic Gene Resource Centre (NordGen)
NordGen – the Nordic Genetic Resource Center – is a Nordic institution for the preservation and sustainable use of plants, farm animals and forests.
Nordic House in the Faroe Islands (FO)
The Nordic House’s aim is to support and promote Nordic and Faroese culture, and to tie closer bonds between cultural life locally and in the Nordic region.
Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research (NORDICOM)
NORDICOM's work aims to spread knowledge in the area of media and communication research, and to develop media studies in the Nordic countries.
Nordic Innovation
Nordic Innovation initiates and finances activities that enhance innovation and co-operates primarily with small and medium sized companies in the Nordic region. The mission is to make it easier to develop and do business in the Nordic region without national barriers.
Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA)
NIVA is a Nordic organisation which provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge in the field of occupational health and safety. NIVA organises various forms of training courses, seminars and workshops.
Nordic Institute of Greenland (NAPA)
NAPA supports, stimulates and contributes to the development of Greenlandic culture life, with its main focus on children and youth culture in Greenland and Greenlandic culture in the rest of the Nordic Region.
Nordic Institute on Åland (NIPÅ)
ThThe Institute’s remit is to strengthen Åland’s cultural life through contacts with other Nordic countries and by working with local cultural figures, and to present Åland’s culture in other parts of the Nordic region.
Nordic Project Fund (Nopef)
Nopef is a funding institution under the Nordic Council of Ministers. Nopef aims to strengthen the international competitiveness of small and medium sized Nordic enterprises by providing co-financing under special conditions for feasibility studies.
The Nordic House in Reykjavik (NOREY)
The overarching goal of the Nordic House in Reykjavik is to stimulate Nordic co-operation and strengthen relations between the Nordic countries. The institution is a Nordic cultural and knowledge centre and a creative meeting place which fosters and supports cultural connections between Iceland and the other Nordic countries.
The Nordic School of Public Health (NHV)
NHV is an institution for higher education and research within the area of public health. The school offers basic, advanced, and research training courses in public health science for personnel in the health care and nursing professions in the Nordic countries and adjacent areas.