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Sikt - Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research

Sikt - Kunnskapssektorens tjenesteleverandør


More Open Science and new research possibilities.

Contribution to Open Science

Sikt was established in 2022. It is the result of a merger between NSD (Norwegian Centre for Research Data), Uninett AS and Unit – the Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research.

Goals and objectives

  • Increase the share of open publications
  • Improve access to research data
  • Strengthen research collaborations on a national and international level
  • Member since
Contact Info
Nina Karlstrøm
Head of Section Open Research and Research Information
Sikt develops and provides a wide array of different services for the education and research sector. Covering everything from network and infrastructure, to policy and information. Some examples of Open Science related services are:

  • National and international coordination of Open Science, Open Access and Open Data.
  • Administration and negotiation of journal license agreements for HEI’s and public research institutions.
  • Responsible for the national CRIS and the national publication repository, as well as data publication services.
  • A wide range of data and analytics services.
  • Etc.