About us

NORCE is a new and forward-looking research institute, with expertise in a wide range of fields and strong communities of knowledge. We deliver research and innovation in energy, health care, climate, the environment, society and technology. Our solutions address key challenges for society and contribute to value creation on the local, national and global levels.

NORCE is one of Norway's largest independent research institutes, with more than 750 employees from around the world.


2020 graphic Key figures

NORCE's main office is in Bergen, and the group has a strong presence in Alta, Tromsø, Bardu, Bodø, Haugesund, Randaberg, Stavanger, Kristiansand, Grimstad og Oslo.

The largest stakeholders in NORCE are the University of Bergen, the University of Stavanger, the University of Agder and UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS is the company's legal name.

Certification

NORCE has a management system (MAPS) that is per the requirements given in NS-EN ISO 9001: 2015 and NS-EN ISO 14001: 2015.

The control system is certified by the Kiwa Institute of Technology certification.

Research areas

Drawing on expertise in a wide range of fields, and of high calibre, NORCE is uniquely equipped to deliver new knowledge and innovative solutions.

Klima
Climate
Energi
Energy
Miljo
Environment
Helseikon Blaa
Health
Samfunn
Social Sciences
Teknologi
Technology