SINTEF Technology and Society Inclusive, Innovative and Safe Societies
RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Innovative community utilizes the interaction between different actors in order to create new solutions. We participate in this interaction by making available research results for the benefit of society and the industry. Together with public and private sector we find solutions for better organization, increased sustainability and improved competitiveness of industry and services.
The vision of Sharing Neighbourhoods is digitalization towards a socially inclusive and caring neighbourhood. We will investigate the effects of digital collaborative sharing platforms on the social interactions in neighbourhoods, and the new economic models that these platforms enable in the neighbourhoods.
Learning Flexibility: Complexity, Innovation & Inter-Urban Knowledge Transfer
Learning Flexibility: Complexity, Innovation & Inter-Urban Knowledge Transfer focusses on flexible and sustainable cities by identifying novel lessons and knowledge from cities facing complexity, crisis or limited resources.
GeoHealthAccess - The geography of vulnerability and health service access in southern Africa
The overall objective of the study is to develop a model which can be used to identify the most important barriers to access to health services in poor resource contexts in southern Africa. The tool combines perceived access to health services with measured, geographical access, and individual characteristics.
Illness and injuries at work are costing Norway NOK 30 billion a year
Back pain is the most common ailment affecting quality of life, while crush injuries are the most likely to result in death – and this constitutes the biggest cost to society.
Extreme cold weather clothing
If the Norwegian oil and gas industry is heading into the Arctic, it must be dressed for the occasion. This requires unique specialist technical expertise.