Annual reports

FME NCCS – Annual report 2021

A Year of Reflection and Aspiration

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About NCCS

The Norwegian CCS Research Centre (NCCS) is a Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME).

NCCS aims to fast-track CCS deployment by working closely with industry on research topics designed to address major barriers to implementing CCS in Norway, Europe and the world.

Key highlights

Midway Evaluation

After months of preparation, NCCS underwent its midway evaluation in May 2021. In June, we found out that the Centre had successfully passed the evaluation, and was deemed a "successful and impressive FME."

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In June 2021, the eyes of the world fell on Norway for the 11th Trondheim CCS Conference (TCCS-11). More than 350 researchers, industry professionals and students gathered online to discuss the latest research findings and upcoming scientific challenges related to scaling CCS technologies.

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NCCS Consortium Days 2021

In November 2021, the NCCS consortium was able to meet in person for the first time in two years for its annual Consortium Days event.

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2021 by numbers


NCCS publications



Through innovations, NCCS contributes to emissions reduction, economic activity (increased value creation, saved costs), improved decision making, saved energy, and industrial potential.

In 2021, NCCS identified and described the 30 innovations being developed by the Centre so far as part of its work with developing an innovations catalogue. This catalogue will be published in 2022.

An overview of the NCCS innovations, sorted by TRL level.

Looking forward

Preparing for our midway evaluation has enabled us to reflect on everything this Centre has achieved in its five years of life so far. Now that we’re past the midway point, we are looking forward to everything that NCCS is yet to achieve.

Full Annual Report 2021

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Past annual reports

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