Nordregio is a leading Nordic research institute within the broad fields of regional development and urban planning.
We provide policy relevant knowledge with a Nordic and European comparative perspective for decision-makers at the international, national and regional levels.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.