Aquaculture is a growing global business, which faces many facets of sustainability challenges. The overarching aim of the Programme is to generate knowledge and solutions for sustainable land-based and marine salmonid aquaculture in the Nordic countries.
The Joint Nordic Initiative on Arctic Research has been established to generate new insight into the challenges and new opportunities confronting the Arctic region.
The objective of the Nordic Bioeconomy Programme is to generate new knowledge on how to promote and advance the transition to a bioeconomy-based society in the Nordic countries.
DigitalisationProgrammeDATA SOCIETY TECH
The overarching aim of the programme is to combine and integrate knowledge-based, digital innovation efforts with research on the related effects and impact on society and end-users. This is based on factors that enable and drive digital transformation of public sector, such as emerging technologies, emerging organisational practices, and emerging regulatory frameworks and governance mechanisms.
The aim of the thematic programme Education for Tomorrow is to generate new knowledge about the Nordic educational systems that will better equip them to meet the needs of society – today and in the future.
The Nordic region is the European leader in gender equality, but when it comes to leadership positions in research and innovation, men dominate just as widely here as in the rest of Europe.
Nordic Innovation, NordForsk and Nordic Energy Research have joined forces on this research and innovation programme with the aim of accelerating the transition towards a sustainable Nordic society.
Health and WelfarePROGRAMMEMEDICINESOCIETYWELFARE
The overall goal of the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare is to improve health in the Nordic countries by finding solutions to societal and public health challenges through high-quality research.
The aim of the Programme for Interdisciplinary Research is to promote excellent bottom-up research that combines and integrate skills from multiple disciplines.
International research cooperationCooperationCOOPERATIONINFRASTRUCTURELEARNING
NordForsk has several, ongoing projects on research collaboration outside the Nordic region.
Migration and IntegrationProgrammeMOBILITYSOCIETYWELFARE
The aim of the joint Nordic-UK research programme on Migration and Integration is to generate new knowledge about migration and integration in the Nordics and in the United Kingdom and thereby equip actors both within and outside of academia to address the challenges of increased migration and to capitalise on the opportunities that this brings.
The mission of the Nordic Committee on Bioethics is to foster co-operation between the Nordic countries by bringing together representatives from different backgrounds to discuss and analyse issues in bioethics in order to achieve greater awareness, promote common understanding, improve policy making and present internationally a Nordic perspective on bioethical Challenges.
The Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) facilitates the development of advanced IT tools and services in areas of importance to Nordic researchers.
The objectives of the Nordic Neutron Science Programme are to increase the number of Nordic-region researchers skilled at utilising neutrons in scientific analysis, as well as raise the competency level regarding neutron scattering, particularly among younger researchers and other groups without extensive experience in this field.
NORIA-net on Registries and BiobanksNETWORKCooperationDevelopmentPartnership
The “NORIA-net on Registers and Biobanks” was an expert group with representatives from national and Nordic research funding agencies and the research sector. The task was to identify suitable actions that could increase the use of the unique registers and biobanks in and between the Nordic countries, and thereby strengthening Nordic cooperation on register-based research.
Nordic Research Infrastructure Cooperation CommitteeCommitteeInfrastructureDataServices
The primary objective of The Nordic Research Infrastructure Co-operation Committee is to support joint Nordic research infrastructure efforts and to highlight the potential Nordic added value inherent in such collaboration. The committee serves in an advisory capacity to the NordForsk Board on issues relating to research infrastructure.
Nordic Trial AllianceCooperation MedicineDevelopmentPartnership
The Nordic Trial Alliance is a project with the aim to facilitate Nordic cooperation on clinical research.
Nordics and RussiaProgrammeCOOPERATIONLEARNINGPARTNERSHIP
The Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme in Education and Research supports joint cooperation projects between higher education and research institutions in Russia and the Nordic Countries.
The Joint Committe for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS) shall promote strategic cooperation e.g. through providing research funding to joint Nordic research activities.
NOS-M is a collaborating body for the Nordic research councils that finance medical research. NOS-M aims to promote Nordic cooperation in the medical research area through information exchange, coordination and concrete collaboration projects.
NOS-N is a collaborating body for Nordic research councils that finance research in the natural sciences. The Committee aims to promote natural sciences in the Nordic countries through collaboration and coordination.
The Nordic Societal Security Programme is a multidisciplinary research programme designed to generate new knowledge about what is required to ensure the safety and security of the Nordic countries' inhabitants.
Nordic University Hubs is an initiative aimed at advancing the strategic priorities of Nordic higher education institutions through increased cooperation.
The aim of the interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral programme is to promote cooperation between the knowledge communities in the Nordic countries in order to enhance opportunities and address challenges relating to sustainable urban development and smart cities.
These reasearch programmes are now completed and we are no longer actively working on them.
Nordic cooperation in research allows us to share data, infrastructure and resources across national borders.- Arne Flåøyen