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SINTEF Technology and Society will be integrated into other SINTEF institutes from 1 July 2018.

We re-organise the research activities to achieve closer integration of social science and technology research, as well as strengthening research areas such as, health, transport, technology management, safety and security, digital transformation and working life.

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In SmartWear teams SINTEF researchers within ICT, materials science, physiology and product work across the boundaries between their respective disciplines to develop products with new functionalities and features. Smart Wear is intelligent textiles and clothing with built-in technology.
  • Clothing with integrated instrumentation, i.e. clothing with integrated sensors and communications equipment.
  • Clothing made of functional materials, i.e. clothing with materials which provide the product's new properties by temperature changes or other changes in the environment that the user is staying in.

Research Areas

Senior Research Scientist