SINTEF Technology and Society
SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that is active in the fields of industry, technology and the social sciences.We create knowledge and solutions for private industry and public authorities in the fields of health, care and welfare, oil and gas, safe societies, dignified working conditions, a sustainable working life, efficient and safe transport systems, and climate and the environment.
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.
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?
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.
SET-Nav – Navigating the Roadmap for Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy Innovation
SET-Nav's objective is to support strategic decision making in Europe’s energy sector, to facilitate the development of optimal technology portfolios by market actors. The project is based on three pillars: a broad and technically-advanced modelling portfolio; specific evaluation of the technology pathways; and active stakeholder dialogue and dissemination.
Medical Technology - Laboratories
We are sharing medical technology laboratory facilities in close co-operation with St. Olavs Hospital og NTNU.
SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that operates in the fields of science and technology. Our strategy is to build social science into the national technology projects. In addition to be a strong technology provider to industry an business, we also provide solutions to social problems within the health care and welfare, dignified working conditions, a sustainable and competitive business environment, transport, climate and environment.