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NORDIC CCS Competence Centre

  • Published 31/01/2012
The main objective of NORDICCS is to boost the deployment of CCS in the Nordic countries by creating a durable network of excellence integrating R&D capacities and relevant industry .

The project is operating under the Top-level Research Initiative (TRI). NORDICCS is the Nordic CCS platform involving the major CCS stakeholders in the five Nordic countries.



  • Provide Nordic industry-driven leadership within CCS innovation and realization  
  • Demonstrate how CCS can contribute to the Nordic portfolio of climate change mitigation options  
  • Enable the Nordic countries to join forces to become pioneers in large-scale implementation of CCS  
  • Multi-contextual focus to utilize Nordic differences for broad stakeholder and global relevance  
  • Strengthen the competitive power of the region by combining complementary capacities of the Nordic countries 



VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Sweden

GEUS, Denmark

University of Iceland, Iceland

SINTEF Petroleum Research, Norway

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Tel-Tek, Norway

University of Oslo, Norway

SINTEF Energy Research, Norway

Sveriges Geologiska Undersøkning, Sweden


User/industry partners:


Reykjavik Energy, Iceland

Statoil Petroleum AS, Norway

Gassco, Norway

Norcem, Norway