N. Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FECIAR UrB RAS) is the state-owned research institution conducting the comprehensive basic, exploratory and applied research to facilitate and ensure the development of the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation.

FCIARctic ̕ mission is to promote the competitive scientific and technological foundations for balanced socio-economic development, improving the quality of life in the region, preserving the natural environment, biological and genetic diversity in the Arctic.

We are over 250 employees divided between main office in Arkhangelsk and offices in the Primorskiy district (Arkhangelsk region) and Naryan-Mar (Nenets autonomous okrug) which are the parts of the Russian Arctic Zone.