Apart from the universites´ own financing, NoICE has three financiers:

The Botnia-Atlantica programme is a cross-border cooperation programme intended to co-fund projects within the Botnia-Atlantica area. The programme is one of several European territorial Cooperation programmes, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

The Regional Council of Ostrobothnia is one of the eighteen regional councils in Finland. Their aim is to build up the necessary conditions for balanced development and economic growth and thereby serve the welfare of the Ostrobothnian people. The development efforts are financed both by national and EU resources.

Region Västerbotten is a co-operative body which is responsible of regional development in Västerbotten County. Region Västerbotten is a political organisation which is responsible for regional development issues and regional growth.