SINTEF sets up production plant for fish-fry feed

11.04.2014Live start-feed, cultivated in Trondheim, has enabled large numbers of lobster and tuna fry to survive in tanks. Now, SINTEF is setting up a production plant that will supply...

This test-tube is full of tiny sand-hoppers that are destined to become feed for fry. Research director Gunvor Øie displays the test-tube, watched by research scientist Andreas Hagemann, investment...

Young motorists lack self control

04.04.2014So now we have it in black and white – the emotional centre in young men's brains overrides the area controlling their ability to make rational decisions. This leads to...

Scandinavian research has shown that the emotional centre in the brains of young motorists develops and matures ahead of the frontal lobe, and that this varies between risk-willing and risk-averse...

Monitoring neighbourhood electricity consumption

04.07.2014With more and more Norwegian households owning one or even two electric cars requiring charging overnight, how will we manage without sacrificing our hot morning shower and...

The system will be tested in two installations in Germany and Italy, and the households involved will participate actively in their design. Photo: ThinkStock.

Premiere for intensive production of Atlantic Bluefin tuna

02.07.2014The start-feed for “baby” tuna now being produced in Trondheim has given a Norwegian aquaculture company complete faith in the possibility of mass-producing one of the world’s...

This fish weighs 200 kilos and is one of the broodstock tuna that have supplied the Norwegian company Fortuna Mare with eggs to start industrial tuna farming in Spain. Photo: SINTEF/Jan Ove Evjemo

Cutting construction time in half

04.04.2014The time between the approval and completion of construction projects is too long. The Speed-Up project aims to address this issue.

Norwegian IT researchers are the best in the world

01.04.2014International IT researchers have limited contact with the industry, and tend to stay in their offices, working on concepts and studies. Norwegian researchers work closely...

What do you know about Lawrence of Rome?

10.03.2014The EU wants people to get more interested in their cultural heritage, and is starting pilot projects in England, Spain and Norway.