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SINTEF Technology and Society will be integrated into other SINTEF institutes from 1 July 2018.

We re-organise the research activities to achieve closer integration of social science and technology research, as well as strengthening research areas such as, health, transport, technology management, safety and security, digital transformation and working life.

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Work Physiology Laboratory

Work Physiology Laboratory

The laboratory is fully equipped for physiological measurements of heart rate, temperature, metabolism and lung function. The same measurements are also carried out in the field or in the office with use of lightweight portable equipment.

Work Physiology Laboratorium
Work Physiology Laboratorium
  • Climate chamber with the ability to regulate temperature (-30 °C - +40 °C) and humidity. Simulation of wind, sea spray and rain.
  • Pool with the ability to regulate the water temperature down to 0 °C
  • Thermal mannequin for measurement of thermal insulation in clothing

SINTEF offers standardised testing of immersion suits, personal flotation devices (lifejackets etc.) and cold weather protective clothing.

Published 19 November 2014
Senior Research Scientist


Contact person:
Øystein Wiggen

Visiting Address:
Klæbuveien 153, Ground floor
NO-7037 Trondheim

Postal Address:
SINTEF Digital
Dept. of Health Research
P.O. Box 4760 Torgarden
NO-7465 Trondheim