Improved results for SINTEF in 2016
SINTEF made a pre-tax profit of NOK 97 million in 2016. This is an increase of NOK 37 million compared to the previous year.
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.
Super microscopes help make greener batteries
Researchers rely on super microscopes to develop more efficient next-generation batteries.
Air could be the world’s next battery
Storing compressed air in sealed tunnels and mines could be a way of storing energy in the future – if an EU project in which Norway is a partner is successful.
Finnish delegation visits SINTEF Energy Lab
On Monday 13. March, a delegation of Rectors from The Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences and members of Finnish UAS Rectors Conference, together with Academic Trade Union Leaders and representatives from the Ministry of Education and Culture, visited SINTEF Energy Lab.
Top marks to NTNU and SINTEF for cooperative research
The close relationship between SINTEF and NTNU has catapulted the university to a number one ranking among the world’s universities when it comes to publishing in partnership with a single industry collaborator.