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The Norwegian Veterinary Institute is a national biomedical research institute in the fields of animal health, fish health and food safety, whose primary function is supply of independent research based advisory support to the governing authorities.

The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has its central laboratory in Oslo, with regional laboratories located in the cities of Sandnes, Bergen, Trondheim, Harstad and Tromsø and has approximately 350 employees.

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The Norwegian Veterinary Institute emphasises that all users should benefit fram the institutes knowledge and competence. Our services and service profile is developed in close cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Norwegian Research Council and important clients within the aquatic- and agricultural sector.