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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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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.

The Department of Health Research goes to SINTEF Digital.
Contact Research Director Jon Harald Kaspersen

The Department of Safety and Mobility Research splits.

  • The Mobility and Transport Research groups go to SINTEF Building and Infrastructure.
  • The Safety and Reliability Research group goes to SINTEF Digital.

Contact Research Director Roar Norvik

The Department of Economics and Technology Management splits.

  • The Operations Research group goes to SINTEF Industry.
  • The Economics Research group goes to SINTEF Building and Infrastructure.
  • The three Technology Management Research groups go SINTEF Digital.

Contact acting Research Director Lisbeth Øyum

SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that is active in the fields of industry, technology and the social sciences.We create knowledge and solutions for private industry and public authorities in the fields of health, care and welfare, oil and gas, safe societies, dignified working conditions, a sustainable working life, efficient and safe transport systems, and climate and the environment.

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SINTEF Technology and Society is a multidisciplinary research institute that operates in the fields of science and technology. Our strategy is to build social science into the national technology projects. In addition to be a strong technology provider to industry an business, we also provide solutions to social problems within the health care and welfare, dignified working conditions, a sustainable and competitive business environment, transport, climate and environment.