A “health centre” for juvenile salmon
The condition of the water in salmon hatcheries can tell us a great deal about when and why outbreaks of disease occur. Now, SINTEF researchers are about to expose the water’s secrets, both to prevent suffering in fish and to save the aquaculture industry a great deal of money.
New project shall provide better understanding of food value chain and network dynamics
To address specific challenges facing the food system and food value chains in Europe, SINTEF Ocean along with 21 international partners from Europe and Asia, have kick started the EU Horizon2020 project VALUMICS in June 2017.
The DataBio project grows and opens-up to its stakeholders
The “Data-driven Bio-economy” – DataBio project, having reached its 10th month of implementation, with high importance developments and findings during this period, held its “1st Stakeholder Workshop” in Rome, on the 25th of September 2017.
Hoping to treat osteoarthritis using artificial cartilage tissue
A Norwegian-Swiss research team has succeeded in growing cartilage tissue cells using algae. Moreover, the new cells can reduce joint inflammation. This news gives hope for people suffering from arthrosis, also known as osteoarthritis.
UN seminar on sustainable energy transport hosted by SINTEF
Innovators from developed and developing countries across the world shared best practices in sustainable energy transport during a two-day seminar in Trondheim, Norway. The seminar was hosted by SINTEF, the winner of UN's Energy Grant 2016.
This ingenious approach not only binds CO2, but also improves the soil
If 4,000 Norwegian farms and nurseries produced biochar and mixed it with the soil, we could halve CO2 emissions from the agricultural sector. This entirely natural approach also produces more robust and healthy plants.
Millions saved when health professionals requisition IT services
Millions are saved and job satisfaction boosted when doctors and nurses are actively involved in selecting the IT systems they need to rationalise their day-to-day routines.
Hydrogen is on a mission to decarbonise the world
It is amazing how fast hydrogen (H2) has been gaining momentum again. The so-called “hydrogen hype” about 10 years ago was based on good intentions and widespread misconceptions.
Small satellites offer major commercial opportunities
Small satellites are used mainly to monitor Norwegian territorial waters. However, the scope of applications will widen in the future, and researchers believe that Norway has the expertise to exploit the commercial opportunities these provide.