Preventing hurricanes using air bubbles
Many people have tried to find ways of preventing hurricanes before they make landfall, resulting in the loss of human lives. Norwegian researchers believe that the answer lies in cold bubbles.
A “health centre” for juvenile salmon
The condition of the water in salmon hatcheries can tell us a great deal about when and why outbreaks of disease occur. Now, SINTEF researchers are about to expose the water’s secrets, both to prevent suffering in fish and to save the aquaculture industry a great deal of money.
Jellyfish: Disgusting? Useful!
NTNU and SINTEF Ocean participate in a European research project on the use of jellyfish blooms as solutions for producing new products.
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.
Looking into how salmon lice are spread between fish farms
Chile’s problems with salmon lice in its fish farms are so great that the country is seeking help from its competitor, Norway.
Maritime Communication for Autonomous Vessels
The interest in autonomous ship technology is still increasing rapidly in Norway.
Autonomous vessels may become major priority in Norway
On 4 October, the Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, will open the launching conference of Norsk Forum for Autonome skip (Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships, NFAS) in Oslo. Technology related to unmanned vessels may become a major priority for the Norwegian technology industry.
The world's first ship tunnel tested under harsh weather conditions
The sea around Stad is one of the most exposed and dangerous areas along the Norwegian coastline. Heavy waves come from different directions at the same time, creating critical situations. In order to ease ship traffic and increase safety, the Norwegian Coastal Administration intends to build a ship tunnel, the first of its kind in the world.