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Profile of registrant


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

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

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: NordForsk
Legal status: Legal entity
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Gunnel Gustafsson
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Riitta Mustonen
Position: Vice Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 25 Stensberggata 
Oslo 0170
Telephone number: (+0047) 47614400
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 30
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

.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

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Education
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 30
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2010 - 12/2010
Total budget: 25,000,000
of which public financing: 25,000,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 25,000,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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