The Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) is a learned society. Founded in 1955, the academy has around 550 elected members. NTVA is a member of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) and of the European Council of Applied Sciences and Engineering (Euro-CASE).

NTVA’s objectives are:

  • To promote research, education and development within the fields of technology and the natural sciences,
  • Stimulate international cooperation within these fields,
  • Promote the understanding of technology and natural sciences to the government and to the public, to the benefit of the Norwegian society and industrial development in Norway.


The European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE) is an independent non-profit organisation of national academies from 23 European countries. Euro-CASE acts as a permanent forum for exchange and consultation between European institutions,industry and research.

Through its member academies, Euro-CASE has access to top expertise (around 6,000 experts) and provides impartial, independent and balanced advice on technological issues with a clear European dimension to European Institutions, national Governments, companies and organisations.