The Norwegian Veterinary Institute is a biomedical research institute, and the national leading centre of expertise in biosecurity in fish and land animals. The aim of the Institute is to become Norway’s centre of preparedness for One Health. 

Facts about the Norwegian Veterinary Institute

  • 334 Employees
  • 135 Employees with PhD
  • 120 Research projects
  • 96 Scientific articles
  • 222469 Analyzed samples
2016 figures

The Management

Map of the organization

The structure of the organization with departments and sections is illustrated here (pdf).


We give research-based advisory support to the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) and other governing authorities in the food-production chain.

Further information