LowEmission Research Centre
The LowEmission Research Centre will develop new technologies and concepts for offshore energy systems, energy efficiency and integration with renewable power production technologies for application on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).
3D-PIEZO – Lead-free piezoelectric devices by additive manufacturing (3D printing and multilayer)
The 3D-PIEZO project aims to develop a manufacturing chain for 3D printing and multilayer lamination of piezoelectric elements for ultrasonics and other applications. The project will apply lead-free (Pb-free) high performance piezoelectric ceramic materials. SINTEF is working closely with two small companies: Ceramic Powder Technology AS, a Norwegian producer of advanced ceramic oxide powders, and Cerhum S.A., a Belgian specialist in 3D printing of ceramics
HEATER - High entropy alloys for thermal, electronic and optical applications
The goal of the HEATER project is to design high-entropy alloys for functional applications using a high-throughput approach based on theoretical, computational and experimental data.
ANSWER - New thermoelectric ANtimonides and Silicides With EntRopy stabilization
The goal of ANSWER is to develop thermoelectric materials with impact on global energy management by stabilizing with entropy new covalent compounds.
CARBIOMEMBEX - Novel biocatalytic membrane technology for the efficient removal of CO2 in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
CO2 removal from process water is an essential component of land-based aquaculture. CARBIOMEMBEX aims at developing novel technology for CO2 separation in aquaculture by combining state-of-the-art membrane technology and biocatalysis into innovative enzyme-membrane contactor systems for efficient CO2 removal from water.
Clean air is a basic necessity for human existence. Poor air quality has accounted for over 4.2 million deaths globally in 2016. As such, there is a need for highly sensitive gas sensors which can be integrated into an early detection system, should air quality fall below predefined thresholds.
CROCODILE - first of a kind commercial Compact system for the efficient Recovery Of CObalt Designed with novel Integrated LEading technologies
Cobalt is used in many applications that support the shift to a low-carbon economy and the demand for cobalt is rapidly increasing. The CROCODILE project aims to drastically reduce the supply risk of cobalt for the European industries by increasing the efficiency of recovery and extraction processes for cobalt, both from primary and secondary sources. CROCODILE strives to achieve this with lower energy costs and environmental impacts, providing solutions with low capital investment costs, as well as maximizing the exploitation of ‘local’ waste.
Reduced CO2 emissions in metal production
The overall aim of “KPN Reduced CO2 emissions in metal production” is to develop the basis for reduced climate effects from the production of Si, FeSi, Mn-alloy and TiO2 slag to obtain 30% lower CO2 emission in 2030 and zero CO2 emission in 2050.
SUPER PV - CoSt redUction and enhanced PERformance of PV systems
SUPER PV is pursuing an ambitious bus realistic goal for innovative PV system cost reduction and consequently significant LCOE reduction (26%-37%) by adopting hybrid approach combining technological innovations and Data Management methods along the PV value chain.