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The Research Council of Norway

The Research Council of Norway serves as the chief advisory body for the government authorities on research policy issues, and distributes roughly NOK nine billion to research and innovation activities each year. More


The Research Council is divided into five divisions: Science, Energy, Resources and the Environment, Society and Health, Innovation and Administration. The Executive Board is the Research Council's highest authority.

Where to find us

The Research Council of Norway's main office is located at Drammensveien 288 in Lysaker, seven kilometres west of central Oslo.
The Research Council also has regional offices in various parts of Norway, as well as a liaison office in Brussels.