Frank Mohn AS established the Bergen Medical Research Foundation in Articles of association of 22 December 2004. The Bergen Medical Research Foundation supports medical research at the University of Berge and Helse Bergen HF.
Funds may also be granted towards measures to strengthen the recruitment of highly qualified scientists to medical research in Bergen. In cooperation with the University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital the Bergen Research foundation contributes to the recruitment of excellent young researchers to the research community in the Bergen region. During the first 5 years of its existence, the foundation has granted 63 million NOK (approx. 10,8 million USD) towards medical research and research supporting activities.
By the start of 2010 the foundation’s capital totaled 367,4 million NOK (approx. 62,8 million USD).