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About us

About us

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SINTEF Industry is a research institute offering high competence within materials technology, biotechnology, petroleum technology, applied chemistry and applied biology.

A Certified Institute

SINTEF Industry (former Materials and Chemistry) always strive to meet our customers' requirements, needs and expectations, and prioritize quality.

The Institute is certified according to NS- EN ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001 and Regulations relating to Systematic Health, Environmental and Safety Activities in Enterprises (Internal Control Regulations). This means that the organization must ensure to deliver products/ services that fulfill the requirements (e.g. customer requirements). The organization must also have implemented an environmental policy and work systematically to ensure a good working environment and safety of our employees.

The certification applies to the implementation and maintenance of management systems.

Board of Directors/Management

Board of Directors SINTEF Industry:
Reidar Bye, Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO, SINTEF
Eli Aamot, Executive Vice President, SINTEF Industry
Jack A. Ødegård, Vice President Research, SINTEF Industry
, Dean, NTNU
, Senior advisor, UiO
, SVP – Head of Technology and Projects, Yara International
Aasgeir Valderhaug, Director R&D - Corporate Specialist Silicon Alloy Production, Elkem AS, Technology
Ida Eir Lauritzen, Knowledge Administrator, SINTEF Industry 
Francesca Lønstad Bleken, Research Scientist, SINTEF Industry

Management SINTEF Industry:
Eli Aamot, Executive Vice President
Jack Arild Ødegård, Vice President, Research
Stein Mortensholm, Communication Director
Marit Elin Johnsen, Financial Manager 
Sissel Løberg, Institute Coordinator
Karen Asbøll, HR manager 
Jon Olav Bjørgum, Quality- and Security Manager
Rune Bredesen, Research Director
Nina Dahl, Research Director
Trond Erling Ellingsen, Research Director
Cornelis Spooren, Research Director
Lars Sørum, Research Director
Duncan Akporiaye, Reseacrch Director

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