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research, technology and innovation
Video - i4plastics aims to be a forerunner
One century ago, almost no plastic was used by mankind. Today, plastic products have infiltrated nearly all aspects of our private and professional lives. The next important transition will be the use of renewable resources for producing plastics and finding new value for plastics after its end of life. i4plastics aims to be a forerunner in this transition.
SFI Manufacturing's Annual Report 2016
SFI Manufacturing is a cross-disciplinary centre for research based innovations for competitive high value manufacturing in Norway. The research centre has had a successful 2016. – The first full year for SFI Manufacturing was a great one, says centre manager Sverre Gulbrandsen-Dahl.
Building the foundation in Trondheim for the green transition
For the first time, a major European research infrastructure project is being led by a country from outside the EU.
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.
BIGCCS - International CCS Research Centre
Enabling sustainable power generation from fossil fuels based on cost-effektive CO2 capture, and safe transport and underground storage of CO2
ELMO – Real-time environmental monitoring and modelling of drilling discharges in sensitive areas
Supported by Statoil and NFR (Demo2000) SINTEF is developing a real-time decision support application for drilling operations in sensitive areas.
DREAM – Dose-related Risk and Effects Assessment Model
The numerical model DREAM (Dose related Risk and Effect Assessment Model) accounts for releases of complex mixtures of chemicals, such as those associated with produced water and drilling discharges. DREAM is used as a decision support tool for management of operational discharges to the marine environment.
The main focus of the eControl System is to provide automation and control of the drilling machines by real time assistance of advanced modeling of the downhole drilling process. The Integrated Drilling Simulator (IDS) is a central part of the eControl System. The eControl System is designed to be a stand-alone system independent of rig control system and available interfaces.
The main focus of the eDrilling System is to provide real time supervision and decision support during drilling. It enables decision makers to have better insight into the status of the well and thus make better and quicker decisions. The eDrilling System is now being commercialized by the company eDrilling Solutions, partly owned by SINTEF Petroleum Research.