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Identification number in the register: 78931317267-03
Registration date: 27/11/2011 21:39:19

The information on this entity was last modified on: 14/11/2014 10:02:53
The date of the last annual update was: 14/11/2014 10:02:53

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual


Legal entity

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Stensberggata, 25
Oslo 0170

(+0047) 47614400


    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Gunnel Gustafsson


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Riitta Mustonen

Vice Director

    Goals / remit

NordForsk was established by the Nordic research and education ministers in 2005, as a platform for cross-border cooperation in research, innovation and researcher education in the Nordic region and beyond. Our aim is to contribute to the development of the knowledge society in the Nordic region, and consequently to a globally competitive European Research Area (ERA).



.Signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Commission in July 2012 on partnership to realize the ERA.
. Analysis of issues of relevance to the development of the ERA.
. Creating meeting places for Nordic and European stakeholders to discuss key European research policy issues
. Participating in ERA-net activities (coordinating and ERA-net support action - "NORDERA") and Joint Programming initiatives
. Contributing to the European discussion on the identification of Granc Challenges

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation



    Financial data

01/2010  -  12/2010

25,000,000 €

25,000,000 €



25,000,000 €





50,000  € - 100,000  €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.