The main building

The 2.000 m2 large main building was inaugurated in 1998 and contains the facilities necessary for the Institute’s  activities: offices, laboratories, deep-freeze rooms, storage rooms, conference and meeting rooms.

Pinngortitaleriffik, the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, is situated in Nuuk in a building beautifully placed between the airport and the suburb Nuussuaq. Photo: C. Egevang

Research facilities at the Institute

The Institute has an annex with a large multi-room, which is used for meetings and seminars. Furthermore, the annex contains 5 flats and 8 rooms for visiting researchers, as well as a garage. The house 850 m2 large annex was inaugurated in 2000.

The building is important to facilitates guests and visiting researchers within the Institute’s research areas.

As the main building the annex is fully financed by the Aage V. Jensen Charity Foundations. The 850 m2 two-story building is designed as a smaller-scale copy of the main building.

Read more about the main building here.

The annex was inaugurated November 2000. Photo: C. Egevang

In addition, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources controls the “Biologist Station” in Nuuk. The Biologist Station used to function as laboratory, storage room, and housing for biologists stationed from the Greenland Fisheries Research. Today, it serves as official residence for the Director of the Institute, and it contains furnished guest rooms for students and visiting biologists.

Read about our boats here and how to charter

Booking – rooms, dingeys etc

The biologist station.