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EU projects

EU projects

The institute has many projects in cooperation with international participants through EU grants.

SINTEF Industry as coordinator in the EU Horizon 2020 programme

SINTEF as a partner

AutoRe - AUTomotive deRivative Energy system Thijs Peters
BIG-MAPBattery Interface Genome – Materials Acceleration Platform Simon Clark
B-Smart - Brain-Specific, Modular and Active RNA Therapeutics Sven Even Borgos
BRISK IIBiofuels Research Infrastructure for Sharing Knowledge II Bernd Wittgens
CABRISS - Implementation of a CirculAr economy Based on Recycled, reused and recovered Indium, Silicon and Silver materials for photovoltaic and other applications Alexander G. Ulyashin
CARMOF new process for efficient CO2 capture by innovative adsorbents based on modified carbon nanotubes and mof materials Richard Blom
CHEERS -  Chinese-European Emission-Reducing Solutions Yngve Larring
CROCODILE -  first of a kind commercial Compact system for the efficient Recovery Of CObalt Designed with novel Integrated LEading technologies Karen Sende Osen
DAFIA - Biomacromolecules from municipal solid bio-waste fractions and fish waste for high added value applications Inga Marie Aasen
DESCRAMBLElogging tool Roar Nybø
ECCSEL - European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure Magnus Skinlo Thomassen
eForFuelsFuels from CO2 and Electricity Edel Sheridan
EMMC-CSA - European Materials Modelling Council Torbjørn Pettersen
EriforeResearch Infrastructure for Circular Forest Bioeconomy Roman Tschentscher
EUNCL - European Nanomedicine Characterization Laboratory Ruth Schmid-Baumberger
GENESIS -  Christian Rone Simon
HYDRAITE -  Hydrogen Delivery Risk Assessment and Impurity Tolerance Evaluation Anders Ødegård
HyLAW -  Identification of legal rules and administrative processes applicable to Fuel Cell and Hydrogen technologies' deployment, identification of legal barriers and advocacy towards their removal. Steffen Møller-Holst
INFINITE-CELL -  Alexander G. Ulyashin
MarketPlace -  Shahriar Amini
METAFLUIDICS - Advanced toolbox for rapid and cost-effective functional metagenomic screening - microbiology meets microfluidics Alexander Wentzel
NEW_InnoNet: The Near-zero European Waste Innovation Network Casper Van der Eijk
OntoCommons - Ontology Commons Ecosystem Toolkit Jesper Friis
OntoTrans - Ontology driven Open Translation Environment Jesper Friis
Oxigen -  Marie-Laure Fontaine
PlastisircleImprovement of the plastic packaging waste chain from a circular economy approach Åge Gellein Larsen
Platirus - PLATInum group metals Recovery Using Secondary raw materials Ana Maria Martinez
Pulp and FuelPulp and Paper Industry Wastes to Fuel Bjørn Christian Enger
PVadapt -  Martin Bellmann
REFINTE -  Ruth Schmid-Baumberger
REMOTE -  Anders Ødegård
RemovAL - 
Casper Van der Eijk
RICAS2020 - Design Study for the European Underground Research Infra-structure related to Advanced Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage  Einar Louis Hinrichsen
Platirus - PLATInum group metals Recovery Using Secondary raw materials Ana Maria Martinez
SCALEProduction of Scandium compounds and Scandium Aluminum alloys from European metallurgical by- products Ana Maria Martinez
SECURE -  Pierre Rolf Cerasi
SET-Nav -  Adrian Tobias Werner


SINTEF Industry's (Materials and Chemistry) EU projects in the 7th framework programme

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ACESS - Arctic Climate Change , Economy and Society Tove Strøm
AccMet - Accelerated Metallurgy – the accelerated discovery of allay formulations using combinatorial principles Duncan Akporiaye

AFORE - Forest biorefineries: Added-value from chemicals and polymers by new integrated separation, fractionation and upgrading technologies

Michael Wilhelm Stöcker


Richard Blom
BRISK – The European Research Infrastructure for Thermochemical Biomass Conversion Rune Lødeng
BUONAPART-E - Better Upscaling and Optimization of Nanoparticle and Nanostructure Production by Means of Electrical Discharges Christelle Denonville
ByeFoulingLow-toxic cost-efficient environment-friendly antifouling materials Christian Rone Simon
CACHET-II - Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrogen Production with Membranes Thijs Peters
CAESAR - Carbon-free Electricity by SEWGS: Advanced Materials, Reactor- and process design Partow Pakdel Henriksen
CARENA - Catalytic Membrane Reactors based on New mAterials for C1 – C4 valorization Duncan Akporiaye
CESAR - CO2 Enhanced Separation and Recovery Thor Mejdell
ChemWater - Coordinating European Strategies on Sustainable Material, Processes and Emerging Technologies Development in Chemical Process and Water Industry across Technology Platforms Michael Wilhelm Stöcker
CRM_INNONET - Critical Raw Materials Innovation Network Towards an integrated community driving innovation in the field of critical raw material substitution for the benefit of EU industry Casper Van der Eijk
CyclicCO2R - Production of Cyclic Carbonates from CO2 using Renewable Feedstocks Richard H Heyn
DECARBit "Decarbonise it" Rune Bredesen
DemoClock - Demonstration of a cost effective medium size chemical looping combustion through packed beds using solid hydrocarbons as fuel for power production with CO2 capture Shahriar Amini
ECCSEL – European Carbin Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure – Rune Bredesen / Duncan Akporiaye Rune Bredesen
Effipro - Efficient and robust fuel cell with novel ceramic proton conducting electrolyte Marie-Laure Fontaine
ELECTRA -  Marie-Laure Fontaine
ENVISION - ENVIronmental Services Infrastructure with ONtologies Nils Rune Bodsberg
EUROBIOREF - European multilevel integrated biorefinery design for sustainable biorefinery processing - Collaborative project FP7 Morten Frøseth
ExPerl - Efficient exploitation of EU perlite resources for the development of a new generation of innovative and high added value micro-perlite based materials for the Chemical, Construction and Manufacturing industry. Spyridon Diplas
FastcardFAST industrialisation by CAtalysts Research and Development Duncan Akporiaye

GRAIL - Glycerol Biorefinery Approach for the Production of High Quality Products of Industrial Value

Bernd Wittgens
H2FC - Integrating European Infrastructure to support science and development of Hydrogen- and Fuel Cell Technologies towards European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Paul Inge Dahl
HETMOC – Highly Efficient Tubular Membranes for Oxy-Combustion Marie-Laure Fontaine
HiperCap - High Performance Capture Hanne Marie Kvamsdal
HiperSol - Modelling of interface for high performance solar cell materials Jesper Friis
HyLIFT – DEMO – European dem onstration of hudrogen powered fuel cell forklifts - FCH Steffen Møller-Holst
ICAP - Innovative CO2 Capture Partow Pakdel Henriksen
INTERACT Edel Sheridan
MATESAAdvanced Materials and Electric Swing Adsorption Process for CO2 Capture Carlos Adolfo Grande
MUST - Multiprotect Christian Rone Simon
Nanobarrier - Extended shelf-life biopolymers for sustainable and multifunctional food packaging solutions Åge Gellein Larsen
NANOMED2020 - Enabling the European Nanomedicine Area until 2020 Ruth Schmid-Baumberger
NanoReg - A common European approach to the regulatory testing of nanomaterials Andrew Booth
NanoMOF - Nanoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks for production  Richard Blom
NanoPV - Nanomaterials and nanotechnology for advanced photovoltaics Alexander G. Ulyashin
NanoSim - A Multi-scale Simulation-Based Design Platform for Cost-Effective CO2 Capture Processes using Nano-Structured Materials (NanoSim) Shahriar Amini
NAREBNanotherapeutics for antibiotic resistant emerging bacterial pathogens Ruth Schmid-Baumberger
NEXT-GTL - Innovative Catalytic Technologies & Materials for Next Gas to Liquid Prosesses Michael Wilhelm Stöcker
NEXPEL - Next generation PEM electrolyser for sustainable production Magnus Skinlo Thomassen
NOVEL - Novel materials and system designs for low cost, efficient and durable PEM electrolysers Magnus Skinlo Thomassen
OCMOL - Oxidative Coupling of Methane followed by Oligomerization to Liquids Duncan Akporiaye
OCTAVIUS - Optimisation of CO2 Capture Technology Allowing Verification and Implementation at Utility Scale Hanne Marie Kvamsdal
PI - The Piezo institute- European expertise centre for multifunctional and Integrated Piezoelectric Devices Johan Henrik Ræder
Piezo Volume - High volume piezoelectric thin film production process for microsystems Frode Tyholdt
Prepar-H2 – Preparing socio and economic evaluations of future H2 lighthouse projects Steffen Møller-Holst
Promicrobe - Microbes as positive actors for more sustainable aquaculture Inga Marie Aasen
Promyse - Products from methanol by synthetic cell factories Trygve Brautaset
R2M-Si - Roll to Module processed Crystalline Silicon Thin-Films for higher than 20% efficient modules Tanja Pettersen
RAMSES – Robust Advanced Materials for Metal Support SOFC Marit Synnøve Sæverud Stange
ReecoverRecovery of Rare Earth Elements from magnetic waste in the WEEE recycling industry and tailings from the iron ore industry Ana Maria Martinez
Second Act  
Skin Treat - Develpoment of customized skin treatment and services
SOPHIA – Photo Voltaic European Research Infrastructure Tanja Pettersen
STAMPEM STAble and low cost Manufactured bipolar plates for PEM Fuel Cells (STAMPEM) is a FCH JU funded project (contract no 303449) aiming at developing coatings for metallic bipolar plates for PEM fuel cells. Anders Ødegård
STAYERS – Stationary PEM fuel cells with lifetimes beyond five years Anders Ødegård
SUCCESS Yngve Larring
SustainComp - Development of Sustainable Composite Materials
ThinSi - Thin Si film based hybrid solar cells on low-cost substrates Alexander G. Ulyashin


Other programs outside FP7





  Thor Mejdell

ECLAIR - Emission Free Chemical Looping Coal Combustion Process

Research Fund for Coal and Steel

Yngve Larring

NEXPEL - Next-Generation PEM Electrolyser for Sustainable Hydrogen Production

JU Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

Magnus Skinlo Thomassen

KEEPEMALIVE - Knowledge to Enhance the Endurance of PEM fuel cells by Accelerated LIfetime Verification Experiments

JU Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

Ann Mari Svensson

Te-Rene-Res - Development of nanostructured microreactor-based reaction technologies for the continuous in situ production of food and drug intermediates from renewable resources. Case studies of synthesis of gluconic acid and enantiopure components of natural flavors

EEA Grants

Terje Didriksen

NANOREP II - Multifunctional surface coatings and highly scratch resistant plastic parts


Bente Gilbu Tilset

reforCELL - Advanced Multi-Fuel Reformer for Fuel Cell CHP Systems


Marit Synnøve Sæverud Stange