SINTEF Technology and Society
SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that is active in the fields of industry, technology and the social sciences.We create knowledge and solutions for private industry and public authorities in the fields of health, care and welfare, oil and gas, safe societies, dignified working conditions, a sustainable working life, efficient and safe transport systems, and climate and the environment.
COPD sufferers prescribed most sedatives
New research has revealed that Norwegian COPD sufferers are prescribed even more sedatives than psychiatric patients. The researchers behind the study believe that this is problematic because the drugs in question are addictive and inhibit lung function.
Intelligent clothing for extreme weather
Norwegian laboratories are developing technical clothing that can "sense" how your body is responding. This will make working under extreme weather conditions safer.
Smart protective solutions for industrial safety and productivity in the cold
Working in cold climates involves various effects on work, health and performance. The degree of cold exposure is essential for the severity and risks associated with the exposure. Cold environment disturbs not only the machinery of industrial processes and vehicles, but is also very crucial factor to reduce worker's comfort, performance and safety.
Biosmart - Transition to a smart bioeconomy
Managing the transition to a smart bioeconomy.
Ordinary ultrasound imaging techniques cannot resolve the blood flow in small vessels properly. By injecting microbubbles into the blood stream, even tiny capillaries will become visible in the ultrasound images. Visualization of abnormal blood flow can help medical doctors detect cancer at an early stage and differentiate between stable and unstable atherosclerotic plaques.
Medical Technology - Laboratories
We are sharing medical technology laboratory facilities in close co-operation with St. Olavs Hospital og NTNU.
Transport Research Laboratories
In a modern society transport of people and goods is a premise and consequence of our mode of living. Our research has a technological approach where the main objective is that all transport should be carried out on a safe, efficient and environmental friendly way. We have a well established and well equipped laboratory, where we can perform studies in both real traffic and in simulated environments
SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that operates in the fields of science and technology. Our strategy is to build social science into the national technology projects. Our strategy is to build social science into the national technology projects. In addition to be a strong technology provider to industry an business, we also provide solutions to social problems within the health care and welfare, dignified working conditions, a sustainable and competitive business environment, transport, climate and environment.