Applied research, technology and innovation
Our 2000 employees offer expertise in:
Finding life — and farming minerals — deep under the sea
Japanese researchers have access to the largest scientific vessel ever constructed, one that has a 120 metre tall derrick capable of drilling to 7500 metres below the seafloor. They’re using it to hunt for life deep under the seafloor and explore for mineral deposits at the bottom of the ocean — topics that are of great interest to Norwegian researchers.
Floating cities will soon be a reality
Researchers from Norway and Singapore are working together to build cities floating at sea and underground universities.
Cooled patients are treated differently
What is the best form of first aid for a cold, injured body? Mountain medicine researchers are now co-operating to find the answer. At present there is actually no “best practice” for treating this type of patients.
SINTEF is looking for the next generation of problem solvers. If you want to be involved in creating solutions for the next generation, SINTEF needs you. For more than 60 years our research has developed solutions and innovations both for society and our clients all over the world. As a result, SINTEF has become a world-leading research institute. As one of our valued employees you will enjoy trust, challenging assignments and ample opportunity for professional and personal development. Welcome to SINTEF – Technology for a better society.
SINTEF offers world-leading laboratories within a broad spectre of technology areas. Our advanced laboratories range from development of microelectronics and studies at a nano-level, to one of the world's largest ocean basin laboratories.
Multiphase Flow Laboratory
The laboratory's main activity is flow assurance related research for the petroleum industry. It has contributed significantly to the development of multiphase flow simulators, and this is still an ongoing activity. Development of hydrate cold flow technology and sand transport studies are currently also main topics.
VALUMICS - Understanding food value chain and network dynamics
The overall objective of the VALUMICS project is to provide decision makers throughout food value chains with a comprehensive suite of approaches and tools that will enable them to evaluate the impact of strategic and operational policies to enhance the resilience, integrity and sustainability of food value chains for European countries.
European Welfare Models and Mental Wellbeing in Final Years of Life - EMMY
The EMMY Project is an interdisciplinary and mixed methods comparative study on impact of welfare systems on mental wellbeing among the oldest old in Finland, Italy, Norway and Spain.
PRIBAS – Pricing Balancing Services in the Future Nordic Power Market
The Nordic power market is in transition, both in terms of technologies used for power generation and market structures.
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SINTEF is the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia.
Over the last 60 years, we have created value and innovation through knowledge generation and development of technological solutions that are brought into practical use.
Today, SINTEF is a broadly based, multidisciplinary research institute with international top-level expertise in technology, medicine and the social sciences.
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Technology for a better society