Chair:  Director Leena Paavilainen, Natural Resources Institute (LUKE), Finland

Denmark
Professor Mikael Drewsen, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University
Mads de Wolff, Head of Section, Office of the Danish Council for Independent Research, Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education

Finland
Susan Linko, Director, Natural Sciences and Engineering, Academy of Finland

Iceland
Steinunn S. Jakobsdóttir, Senior Adviser, Division of Science and Innovation, The Icelandic Centre for Research

Norway
Professor Inga Berre, Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen
Øyvind Pettersen, Special Adviser, Department for Medicine, Natural Sciences and Technology, Division for Science, The Research Council of Norway

Sweden
Professor Lars Kloo, Secretary General Natural and Engineering Sciences, the Swedish Research Council