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Newly merged institute – SINTEF Industry

The research institutes SINTEF Materials and Chemistry and SINTEF Petroleum Research have merged from 1 January 2018. The new institute is called SINTEF Industry.

The merger is aimed at strengthening our industrial and cross-disciplinary profile and ensuring that we become an even better R&D partner for our customers.

The name SINTEF Industry underpins our vision "Technology for a better society" and the fact that we, in close collaboration with customers, develop solutions within a range of industries – including the chemical industry, oil and gas, advanced materials, manufacturing and the health care industry.


  • 470 employees
  • Revenues of NOK 900 million
  • Offices in Trondheim, Oslo, Porsgrunn and Bergen

About us

SINTEF Industry performs contract research and delivers solutions and services that create value for customers.

With our cross-disciplinary knowledge base and advanced laboratories as a base, we develop – in close collaboration with our customers – technology and solutions within a broad range of research areas and industries:

  • Advanced materials
  • Oil and gas
  • Applied chemistry and biology
  • Process industry
  • Renewable energy
  • Sustainable transport
  • Metallurgy
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology and nanotechnology
  • Marine resources and technology

Sustainable development and value creation is fundamental to all our activities.

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