Think tank

NOVA is a research institute under the auspices of the Norwegian Ministry of Education, Research and Church Affairs. The institute's aim is to conduct research and development with a view to promoting knowledge of social conditions and processes of change. It focuses on life-course, level-of-living and life-quality issues, and on the programs and services provided by the welfare society. NOVA has a particular responsibility to conduct research on social problems, public services and transfer schemes; to carry out and develop research on the family, children and young people and the conditions in which they grow up; to promote research, pilot and development programs with particular emphasis on vulnerable groups and child welfare services; and to work to develop gerontological research and related research, including gerontology as an interdisciplinary science.


Contact details

Website: www.nova.no/

Organisational details

Institutional affiliations:
Government
Year founded:
1996
Age (years):

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory


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