Published May 21, 2014
SINTEF has launched a new NOK 209m seed investment fund to enable the development of new, viable technology-driven SME. The fund is established with support from the European Investment Fund (EIF) and SpareBank1 SMN who both join SINTEF as investors in the fund.
Long pipelines crammed with electronics are being tested in the waters of Orkanger harbour. They are the first in the world able to report their technical condition to personnel onshore.
For the first time, a car manufacturer has opened the way for Norwegian research scientists to log data directly from the innermost systems of cars. If this practice becomes widespread, the transport industry will have a tool enabling vital decision-making at a national level.
SINTEF Energy Research will play a key role in a European Union project that aims to ensure that captured CO2 can be transported safely and cost-effectively by pipeline from the capture site to the storage site.
A sensor developed in Norway gives microphones hyper-acute hearing and a sense of direction.
SINTEF's South American spin-off, the Brazilian research foundation Instituto SINTEF do Brasil, has brought into harbour its first three contracts worth NOK 28 million (USD 4.8 million).