Singapore is considering moving its power stations, water reservoirs, harbour warehouses and waste combustion plants below ground. Scientists from Trondheim are helping to shape the first systematic use of underground area in the world.
Latest news from SINTEF: Archive 2008
Fire researchers are sounding the alarm: without innovative thinking on the fire prevention front, more and more old people will die in house fires.
This powder has the colour of our cold northern nights. But it is hot news for everyone who wants to extract more electricity from sunshine.
Scientists from Trondheim are helping Singapore to move its infrastructure underground.
SINTEF Petroleum Research and the Stavanger-based company Hitec Products Drilling AS are setting up a new company that aims to improve the efficiency of offshore drilling and well operations.
The following Press Release was distributed by Kongsberg Maritime on Wednesday, October 22, 2008:
Embedding sperm cells in a gel for artificial insemination increases the fertilisation period for cattle and pigs and give more babies.
The world’s first induction heater with super conductors is based on a Trondheim invention. This technology can generate large savings for the aluminium industry.
Research scientists at SINTEF have developed a control dashboard for the pharmaceuticals industry. This enables all pharmacies, wholesalers and manufacturers to check where products are in the supply chain, availability, what stocks the neighbouring...
In rich countries the conditions for immigration and citizenship are […]
Today’s materials are not like they were before. We now give them properties to safeguard against rust, repel graffiti and store or emit heat.
Embedding sperm cells in a gel for artificial insemination increases the fertilization period for cattle and pigs and means more offspring.
In Scandinavia, the State guarantees welfare and health services for all citizens. However, the actual disparities in health are greater than the rest of Europe.
The world’s first induction heater with superconductors is based on a Trondheim invention. This technology can bring large savings to the aluminium industry.
There is to be a change of management at SINTEF Building Research
- Invitation to international conference on waste and biomass combustion
A scientific research and development programme worth more than NOK 300 million is being launched in Norway with the aim of generating more cost effective technology for CO2-capture. The project is one of the biggest of its kind to date.
During the 1980s, the world began to realise that chemicals created by man and used in heat pumps and refrigeration systems were having a negative effect on the environment.
A dark blue Audi with green technology under its bonnet aroused a great deal of attention in Trondheim in May 2006. At the head of the queue of eager sightseers was Børge Brende, the UN’s former “minister of the environment”.
Petroleum activities and marine transport in the Arctic demand a high level of know-how and efficient contingency planning. Around twenty international scientists spent the month of May in finding out how an oil spill behaves, and how it can be...
A robot that can move forward and inspect complicated pipe systems is currently under development. The robot can twist its way vertically up pipe walls.
Norwegian scientists will remove sulphur compounds from Indian petrol utilising custom made, porous materials in the refineries.
Based on an initiative from SINTEF Marine Environmental Technology, StatoilHydro has entered into and financed the construction of an oil spill laboratory in Murmansk.
If something hits you on the head while you are wearing this safety helmet, its soft flexible inner layer will instantly turn into a rock-hard shock-absorbent material.
No matter how you try, it’s impossible to protect your identity online. Researchers have found a major gaping security hole. The post Stolen identity appeared first on Geminiresearchnews.com .
A robot that can move forward and inspect complicated pipe systems is currently under development. The robot can twist its way vertically up pipe walls. The post The robot that climbs pipe walls appeared first on Geminiresearchnews.com .
SINTEF is the third most popular Norwegian company when technology students choose their ”dream employer”.
A model of the Oseberg ship – the oldest and most beautiful Viking ship in the world – has just been tested in Ship Model Tank at Marintek, SINTEF.
Unni Steinsmo, President of the SINTEF Group, has been elected to membership of the European Research Area Board (ERAB).
SINTEF obtained good academic and financial results in 2007, with a profit of NOK 254 million, the best ever made by the Group. None of the owners of the Group can draw a dividend form SINTEF’s profits, and the result thus enables us to make new...
The most elaborate travel-wear in Norway keeps the body cool in hot helicopter cabins, but will turn into a heat-retaining suit if the helicopter should fall into the sea.
The leading research organizations TNO (the Netherlands) and SINTEF (Norway) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and market their joint services on a number of fields of technology.
The building industry has not taken on board the idea of adapting to local climatic conditions, and is mainly supplying identically designed houses all over the country.
We have reached the limits of the sea’s ability to sustain fisheries. We have to change our aquaculture practises.
Curtains of air bubbles are turning out to be a new method of fighting oil spills. The post Fighting oil spills with bubbles appeared first on Geminiresearchnews.com .
SINTEF scientists are currently helping two major US cities to manage “buried treasure” worth billions of dollars. It may sound like “The Sopranos”, but in this case, they are the “good guys”, who are making water supplies cheaper for everyone.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and SINTEF of Norway have agreed to launch a joint collaborative to develop and offer services to international clients in the field of Building Technology and Civil Engineering. Areas of particular interest...
(Oslo/Trondheim, 9 January, 2008) SINTEF Venture III AS – a SINTEF investment company—and Ignis ASA has entered into an agreement in which SINTEF Venture III acquires 8 million of Ignis ASA’s 25 million shares in poLight AS (formerly Ignis Display AS...