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Co-operation bodies

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 Committee on Social Security Statistics (NOSOSKO)
NOSOSKO is responsible for the co-ordination of social statistics in the Nordic countries and for undertaking comparative analyses and descriptions of the scope and the substance of social security measures.
Nordic Council for Reindeer Husbandry Research (NOR)
NOR is an organisation which aims to improve co-operation among Nordic scientists working in the fields of reindeer/caribou and reindeer husbandry and for establishing connections for information sharing between reindeer research, husbandry and management.
Nordic Culture Fund
The aim of the Nordic Culture Fund is to support a broad spectrum of cultural cooperations between the Nordic countries.
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 Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO)
NEFCO is a joint Nordic financial institution whose primarily purpose is to generate positive environmental effects of interest to the Nordic region by funding projects in Central and Eastern Europe countries.
Nordic Film & TV Fund
The Fund's primary purpose is to promote film and TV productions of high quality in the five Nordic countries by providing support for top-up financing of feature films, TV-fiction / series and creative documentaries.
Nordic Forest Research Co-operation Committee (SNS)
SNS is a co-operative body financed with Nordic funds under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The overall objective is to promote research into the diverse functions of the forests in sustainable forestry, as well as to advice the Nordic Council of Ministers on questions concerning forests and forestry research.
Nordic Game Program
The main mission of the Nordic Game Program is to ensure access to quality Nordic computer games for children and young people.
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 Information on Gender (NIKK)
Nordic Information on Gender's (NIKK) assignment is to gather and disseminate national research, policy and practice in the area of gender equality in a Nordic perspective to a broad group of interested parties. Comparative information on current equality and gender research in the whole Region will be communicated. The aim is that the knowledge shared will serve as a basis for policy discussions in the Nordic countries and internationally.
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 for Theoretical Physics
NORDITA is the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics. Its purpose is to carry out research and strengthen the Nordic collaboration within the basic areas of theoretical physics.
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS)
NIAS aims, through joint Nordic ventures, to optimise the use of research facilities and competencies in Asia.