Management interference can block idea development
Only very few companies succeed consistently in developing new ideas. But those that do have one factor in common. The boss doesn’t interfere.
SINTEF to research ammonia as a green shipping fuel
SINTEF will work on solving research hurdles linked to the use of ammonia as a zero-emission fuel for the shipping sector. The Minister of Climate and Environment for Norway, Sveinung Rotevatn, announced at the end of last week that the project Ammonia Fuel Bunkering Network would receive NOK 89 million through the Green Platform Initiative.
NOK 120 million for the green shift in the aquaculture and fishery industry
The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø (V) and the Norwegian Minister of Education and Research Guri Melby (V) were in Trondheim yesterday to present NOK 120 million to the ZeroKyst project. Among other things, ZeroKyst will enable a Norwegian consortium to demonstrate solutions for hydrogen-electric vessels and mobile energy supply for fisheries and aquaculture.
Offshore wind: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea
STAVANGER – The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project (in Norwegian: Havnett) will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme.
Norway well-positioned to supply hydrogen to Europe
The UN Climate Panel wants us to stop using fossil fuels. Hydrogen is an alternative – but not without overcoming some obstacles first.
Measuring brain pressure can become big business
A new invention may be on the verge of replacing a costly cranial surgical procedure currently being performed on some traffic accident victims and other patient groups. The ultrasound-based technology has now been granted CE approval for the European market.
Three pieces of advice for a sustainable green transition in the North Sea
ARENDAL – The North Sea should play a central role in the green transition, according to a new report prepared by four large Norwegian research centres (three of them led by SINTEF). The document was presented this week at Arendalsuka, an important stage for societal debate in Norway.
Measuring the impact of extreme waves on offshore structures
Strong storms can trigger steep, breaking waves that slam into platforms and wind turbines with tremendous force. Scientists at NTNU and SINTEF are studying the behaviour of offshore structures subjected to these kinds of waves. Their goal is to increase safety at sea.