National research funding agencies

The national research funding agencies shall promote, support and distribute funds for research in their respective fields. The mandate and strategies for their work is available on their websites.

The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council Formas

FORTE: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare



The Research Council of Norway


Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation

Flere råd og utvalg


Academy of Finland



The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannis)

Faroe Islands

Granskingarráðið (The Faroese Research Council)

The Swedish Research Council, The Research Council of Norway, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, Academy of Finland and Rannis are represented in the NordForsk Board.

NordHorcs (Nordic Heads of Research Councils)

NordHorcs is a committee consisting of the Directors of the national research funding agencies in the Nordic countries. The aim of NordHorcs is to further develop Nordic research and research policy through cooperation and knowledge exchange.