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Vision and strategy

The Science Centre of Northern Norway is one of 13 regional science centres i Norway, with responsibilities for Troms and Finnmark and Spitsbergen. The Science Centre is situated in Tromsø and Alta.


We make science fun, while taking science seriously.


  • Creativity, curiosity and love of science in everything we do
  • Varied and interactive school activities
  • Knowledge is at the center of arctic strategy – a touch of north in everything we do
  • Reduce regional differences in knowledge dividend
  • Increase science recruitment by providing experiences making science relevant
  • A meeting place for schools, families and businesses
  • To be an arena for learning, experience and fun – general education

Annual reports and stragey (in Norwegian)