Research Council of Norway


"The Research Council of Norway is a strategic body which identifies areas of special effort, allocates research funds and evaluates the resulting research. The Council is the principal research policy adviser to the government, and it acts as a meeting-place and network-builder for Norwegian research. ...
The mandate of the Council is to promote and support basic and applied research in all areas of science, technology, medicine and the humanities. Important goals include raising the general level of the understanding of research in society as a whole and supporting innovation in all sectors and branches of industry."

Source: Website of the Research Council, as accessed in November 2006.

Contact details
Phone:++47 22 03 70 00
Fax:++47 22 03 70 01
Address: P.O Box 2700 St. Hanshaugen0131 Oslo, 0131 Oslo
Geographical focus
  • International; Other
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Entry created by Elke Dall on August 8, 2006
Modified on August 8, 2006