Nordic Number Centre (NNC)

The administration of the Vnr system is under responsibility of the Nordic Number Centre (NNC) [1], located at Pharmaca Health Intelligence Oy (Lääketietokeskus Oy), Helsinki, Finland.

Each manufacturer with products on the Nordic pharmaceutical market is responsible for informing NNC/PIC of any changes regarding Nordic Article Numbers.

Routines for information and cooperation between manufacturers and NNC are specified by NNC, and available through the Vnr service ( and e-mail

[1] On behalf of the Nordic country organisations Signum Life Science ApS in Denmark, Pharmaca Health Intelligence Oy in Finland, The Icelandic Federation of Trade, Legemiddelindustriforeningen in Norway, and Läkemedelsindustriföreningens Service AB, LIF, in Sweden.