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RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
SINTEF is committed to developing knowledge and solutions for an inclusive and sustainable employment. In partnership with industry and the public sector, we will create innovative and efficient business that can meet future challenges of global competition.
SmartChain – Automation and Digitalization for Efficient Supply Chains
Norwegian suppliers have had a significant competitiveness and growth potential related to knowledge-based production of highly advanced and innovative products with a high degree of customization. Over the years, we have positioned ourselves in the top of many premium market segments. However, when competition from low-cost competitors intensifies, can we also assert ourselves in the volume segments?
What would you think about harmony between you and the IT systems around you? What do we need in order that we feel the systems around us support us?
HINDCON is an EU-funded project, studying 3D-printing of concrete in the construction sector. SINTEF’s role in the project is to research how the new 3D-printing construction will affect the construction process, in terms of lean manufacturing but also how the new processes affect the construction workers.
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.
Immigrant women ready for work in record time
Poorly educated immigrant women qualify rapidly for a life in work as part of a Norwegian pilot project involving an "all-in-one" language tuition and vocational training programme.