About NOVO

The NOVO network is a Nordic non-governmental professional association whose aims are to foster the scientific progress, knowledge and development of the working environment within Healthcare as an integrated part of production system development. The vision is a “Nordic Model for Sustainable Systems” in the healthcare sector. It was founded in 2006 in Copenhagen and has since 2007 been financially supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers

Board Members (national contacts)


Kasper Edwards (Chairman)
Production and Service Management
Department of Management Engineering
Technical University of Denmark
Bygning 424
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
Phone: 0045 4525 6010

Peter Hasle and Thim Prætorius
Aalborg University
Center for Industrial Production, Ballerup


Marjukka Laine
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health 
PL 40 
FI-00251 Helsinki, 
Phone: +358 30 4747537 

Timo Sinervo (deputy)
THL National Institute for Health and Welfare PALO/PAAR,
P.O. Box 30, 00271 Helsinki,
Phone: +358 20 610 72 31     
e-mail: firstname.lastname@thl.fi (suppleant)


Sigrún Gunnarsdóttir
University of Iceland, Faculty of Nursing,
Eiriksgata 34, IS-101 Reykjavik,
Tel: (+354) 525 4919       
e-mail: sigrungu@hi.is

Helga Bragadóttir
University of Iceland
Faculty of Nursing


Beate André

Høgskolen i Sør-Trøndelag
Avdeling for sykepleie 
Endre Sjøvold



Lotta Dellve 
Dept of Sociology and Work Science, Gothenburg University 
School of Technology and Health, KTH
Academy of Health, Work and Wellfare, Borås University
Phone: (+46) (0)31 786 4018       
e-mail: lotta.dellve@gu.se

Ewa Wikstrom
Göteborgs universitet, Inst. För Arbets- och miljömedicin,
Box 414, SE-405 30 Göteborg,
Phone: (+46) (0)31 786 31 58
e-mail: ewa.wikstrom@handels.gu.se (suppleant)


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