SNF is part of the NHH-Group, dedicated to the task of initiating and undertaking contract research.
We conduct research and research based studies for central decision makers in private and public sectors.
SNF is owned by NHH - Norwegian School of Economics (85%) and the SNF Foundation (15%).
SNF is one of Norway's leading research environment when it comes to applied research in economics and business administration, and has developed strong connections to other research institutions in Norway and abroad. The research is conducted by SNF’s own staff and in close collaboration with faculty members at NHH.
The research staff of SNF consists of 15-20 full time researchers. In addition, we engage more than 100 researchers from the scientific staff of the NHH and other research institutions in Norway and abroad. This means that SNF has a broad competence base at its disposal, of which almost all have a PhDs or equivalent academic qualifications.
SNF has an annual turnover of approximately NOK 65-70 mill. Altogether SNF conducts roughly 35 man years of research on an annual basis.
SNF is co-owner of the Center for Economic Research AS (SØF) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).