SINTEF Technology and Society Health, Demography and Welfare
RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Our research is aimed at health challenges in all parts of society and every aspect of life. We have a broad expertise in the technology, health sciences, sociology, social science, economics and safety research. In collaboration with national and international clients and scientists we develop new knowledge and solutions that will improve the health quality of life for all.
The Digital Worker ERA will focus on exposure, physical and organisational factors for workers in the petroleum industry. We will build new knowledge on real-time exposure assessment of chemical, physiological strain and the human factors elements of using such assessments in-situ.
Advanced ex vivo analyses and multi-frequency ultrasound technology for improved evaluation and diagnosis of coronary plaque.
The vision of Sharing Neighbourhoods is digitalization towards a socially inclusive and caring neighbourhood. We will investigate the effects of digital collaborative sharing platforms on the social interactions in neighbourhoods, and the new economic models that these platforms enable in the neighbourhoods.
How can we best help vulnerable young people?
According to new research, the recipe for success relies on three ingredients being permanently in place.
Hoping to treat osteoarthritis using artificial cartilage tissue
A Norwegian-Swiss research team has succeeded in growing cartilage tissue cells using algae. Moreover, the new cells can reduce joint inflammation. This news gives hope for people suffering from arthrosis, also known as osteoarthritis.