Award for best energy idea

21.08.2014SINTEF's Tor Haakon Bakken has won an award today that makes him NOK 50,000 richer – for an idea to exploit the energy in household waste hot water.

The award-winner, Tor Haakon Bakken, wants to utilise the energy in all the hot water that you and I pour straight into the sewage system.

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...

Where am I and where am I going?

28.08.2014People can easily find their way around a room or in the outdoors – but a robot has no idea.

Johannes Tjønnås (left) and Sigurd Fjerdingen at SINTEF ICT are working with robots and their positioning indoors. They want to produce a more complete system designed for small companies. Here they...

Capturing false hormones

27.08.2014They damage our ability to reproduce, and they pollute the natural environment. Yet chemicals known as hormone mimics can be found in consumer goods. Eventually they end up in...

"We know that hormone mimics are harmful to us, and that they don’t break down naturally, says Per Stenstad at SINTEF. They accumulate in waste water and soil". Photo: Thor Nielsen.