Hoping to treat osteoarthritis using artificial cartilage tissue
A Norwegian-Swiss research team has succeeded in growing cartilage tissue cells using algae. Moreover, the new cells can reduce joint inflammation. This news gives hope for people suffering from arthrosis, also known as osteoarthritis.
UN seminar on sustainable energy transport hosted by SINTEF
Innovators from developed and developing countries across the world shared best practices in sustainable energy transport during a two-day seminar in Trondheim, Norway. The seminar was hosted by SINTEF, the winner of UN's Energy Grant 2016.
This ingenious approach not only binds CO2, but also improves the soil
If 4,000 Norwegian farms and nurseries produced biochar and mixed it with the soil, we could halve CO2 emissions from the agricultural sector. This entirely natural approach also produces more robust and healthy plants.
Millions saved when health professionals requisition IT services
Millions are saved and job satisfaction boosted when doctors and nurses are actively involved in selecting the IT systems they need to rationalise their day-to-day routines.
Hydrogen is on a mission to decarbonise the world
It is amazing how fast hydrogen (H2) has been gaining momentum again. The so-called “hydrogen hype” about 10 years ago was based on good intentions and widespread misconceptions.
Small satellites offer major commercial opportunities
Small satellites are used mainly to monitor Norwegian territorial waters. However, the scope of applications will widen in the future, and researchers believe that Norway has the expertise to exploit the commercial opportunities these provide.
Algae can outcompete soya and become big business
Establishment of the Norwegian Centre for Plankton Technology has yet to be completed, but there has nevertheless been high levels of interest from both industry and research.
Scientists: - Gas will make metal production greener
The Norwegian metal industry must incorporate gas into its processes, if the industry is to reach its target of zero emissions by 2050, scientists at SINTEF and NTNU claim.