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The web site is run by Foreningen for drift av, a non-profit organization which has 65 research institutions as members. Articles are submitted by the research institutes and then edited by staff before being published. In addition, the newspaper has its own journalists and uses freelance journalists.[1]

The site was launched in 2002 after initiative from The Research Council of Norway. The site's initial editor was Erik Tunstad and first managing director was Steinar Q. Andersen.[2]


  1. ^ "Om" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Snart". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 13 January 2002. p. 34.