NordForsk strategy

The current strategy runs from 2023 to 2026.

The Nordic Region will be the most knowledge-driven, sustainable, and integrated region in the world by 2030.

Primary goal:
NordForsk is an effective facilitator of research collaboration that makes an impact, and ensures that the research is of high international quality and delivers Nordic added value.


  1. Facilitate Nordic research collaboration
  2. Enhance the impact of Nordic research collaboration
  3. Ensure the efficient and transparent management of NordForsk’s activities and administration

Strategic mandate

The strategic mandate sets goals that indicate direction and ambition for NordForsk's operations.

Strategic mandate (PDF in Scandinavian)