Land-based checks of offshore machinery
SINTEF is in the process of developing a sensor that is capable of registering abnormal vibration patterns in machinery on board offshore platforms.
Norwegian idea leads to Sino-European partnership
Following an initiative taken by SINTEF, the EU and China are launching a project with the aim of cutting global emissions of greenhouse gases. The cooperative effort will give Europe emission quotas for CO2 – and “green” coal-fired power stations to China.
First meeting of the European Aquaculture Technology Platform to be held on March 22, 2007
SINTEF has, together with a group of industrialists and other academic institutions, taken the initiative to establish a Technology Platform for aquaculture – the European Aquaculture Technology Platform.
SINTEF cooperates with South African research centres on health research topics
On December 6, 2006, SINTEF Health Research and Stellenbosch University organised a workshop on the subject of cooperation in health research between South Africa and SINTEF.
Norwegian aid provides new jobs in Bosnia
The innovation centre that SINTEF helped to establish in Bosnia and Herzegovina has given young people new opportunities in the city of Tuzla. Fifty work-places for highly trained people seeking work have been created in the course of the past year, and there will be yet more by the end of 2006.
Honoured for contributions to intelligent transport systems
The transport sector’s national prize for efforts in the field of intelligent transport systems and services has been awarded to chief scientist Trond Foss (58) of SINTEF Technology and Society.
Success for “sensible trawl”
In the search for a new and improved trawl net, Ulrik Jes Hansen had a brainwave: “What if we turn the net 90 degrees?” This has certainly proved to be a good idea.
One part electricity becomes three to four parts heat
A heat pump is an invention that dates back more than 150 years.
Good bosses enjoy chaos
In the restructuring process, good bosses clear up chaotic situations and create relaxed working conditions for their employees. Even when time is scarce, they don’t get stressed.
Driverless transport in big cities
SINTEF is the only Scandinavian partner in the new EU project CityMobil, in which €40 million will help to develop more efficient transport in European cities.
Thunderstorm data as quick as lightning
SINTEF Energy Research can tell you when and where lightning has struck. And the data come straight to your pocket.
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Due to upgrading to version 7.3 on the eRoom-server, this service will be unavailable for all users during upgrade, which is from Friday June 30 at 19:00 hrs to Monday July 3 at 07.00 hrs (GMT+1). We apologize for the inconvenience.
EU in the starting box with green fossil energy
On Tuesday March 7, the starter’s pistol goes off in Oslo for EU’s efforts to generate fossil-based electricity and hydrogen incorporating CO2 treatment. SINTEF has been given responsibility for coordinating the first phase of the project. In this launch phase, which has been given the name of Dynam...
May Britt Myhr to be SINTEF’s new head of petroleum research
May Britt Myhr (45) has been appointed President of SINTEF Petroleum Research AS.
Operating with millimetre precision
On June 24, 2004, Røros woman Gunhild Sollie received the gift of life for the second time. A life-threatening tumour of the cerebellum was already the size of a plum. Utilising a completely new operating method, doctors were able to do the “impossible”. The tumour was removed during a 14-hour long ...
SINTEF’s nanotechnology research introduced in new strategy doocument
SINTEF is involved in a wide range of applications of nanotechnology, and now presents its research in the form of a strategy document.
SINTEF goes to ground in New York
Samples of rock from the subsurface of Manhattan are being sent to Trondheim on a regular basis. New York is extending its subway system and renewing its water supply - and both projects are getting help from SINTEF.
Ecological effects of coastal sea cage farms
SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture, NINA, Norwegian Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research and the University of Alicante, Spain have a new project to look into the ecological effects of coastal sea cage farms on wild fish
World CO2 expertise gathers in Trondheim
This summer, Trondheim will host the world’s biggest ever conference on greenhouse gas control technologies.
Experienced industrial manager to lead SINTEF Building and Infrastructrure
Bjørn Svensvik (59) has been appointed President of SINTEF Byggforsk (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure).
Norwegian oil-spill protection expertise sent to Murmansk
SINTEF is to build up a special oil analysis section in Russia’s federal control and test laboratory in Murmansk.
SINTEF expertise on Brazil’s continental shelf
SINTEF Petroleum Research has really got its foot in the door of Brazil’s petroleum industry. The state oil company Petrobras is the client for eight of the Institute’s projects, in which Brazilian interests are investing a total of NOK 15 million.
Avoiding disappointments in exploration of the Barents Sea
A great deal of oil may have leaked out of Barents Sea reservoirs 30 to 40 million years ago and during the more recent Ice Ages. A new report from SINTEF tells us which parts of the basin may have been emptied of their petroleum resources.
Statskonsult moves in with SINTEF Macedonia
In Skopje, Macedonia, SINTEF has established with a local office with four employees. The cooperation with other organizations is now expanded with new tenants.
Scientists evaluate water mists to combat fires in sheltered housing
One person died in a fire in a sheltered housing apartment in Trondheim recently. But the authorities and SINTEF are already looking at new ways of saving lives when fires break out in this type of apartment and in the homes of elderly people who live alone.