Press Releases

  • Press Release: SINTEF and ECN collaboration increase effectiveness in silicon PV R&D (11.04.2012)

    SINTEF Materials & Chemistry and ECN signed an agreement to strengthen their long-standing collaboration in the field of crystalline silicon photovoltaics. With this agreement SINTEF and ECN combine the operation of pilot infrastructure for silicon feedstock production, crystallization, wafering and solar cell manufacturing. The collaboration between SINTEF and ECN will increase the effectiveness of their R&D efforts.

  • Lars Sørum - new head at SINTEF Petroleum Research (01.03.2012)

    Lars Sørum appointed new head at SINTEF Petroleum Research

  • SINTEF records healthy profit in 2010 (30.05.2011)
    SINTEF achieved good financial results in 2010. The group’s operating profit was NOK 139 million, compared with NOK 107 million in 2009. Good earnings over a period of several years have made it possible to invest more than half a billion kroner in laboratories and scientific equipment in the last five years.
  • SINTEF-scientist Anne Kvithyld Winner of Vittorio de Nora Award (25.11.2010)
    Norwegian research scientist Anne Kvithyld was named recipient of the prestigious 2011 Vittorio de Nora Award for Environmental Improvements in Metallurgical Industries by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) for her work on recycling contaminated aluminum scrap.
  • No link between mould growth and development of asthma and allergy (24.11.2010)
    A recent PhD study shows that there is no link between mould-spore concentrations in the indoor air and development of asthma and allergy among children.
  • – The valuation price is practically worthless (30.09.2010)
    A valuation price says very little about the technical condition of a property. Don’t forget this when planning on buying a new home.
  • Petrobras and SINTEF strengthen R&D cooperation (26.08.2010)
    Petrobras and SINTEF have signed a General Research and Development agreement.The agreement was signed on 26th of August, as a part of the Innovation Norway Brazil Day at ONS in Stavanger, Norway.
  • New research center will contribute to improve oil production and provide safer drilling (25.08.2010)
    IRIS and SINTEF together with the universities in Trondheim (NTNU) and Stavanger (UiS) have just established an international Center for Drilling and Wells for Improved Recovery in cooperation with major oil companies. The objectives are to contribute to improve Norwegian oil production and safety levels.
  • Press Release: (08.07.2010)
    New Partnership to Develop Next Generation of Intelligent Hearing Protection and Communication Technology for Offshore Energy Industry
  • Intelligent earplug adapted for offshore use (08.07.2010)
    SINTEF is cooperating with Statoil and the technology company Nacre in the development of next-generation hearing protection and communication technology for the offshore industry.
  • SINTEF signs environmental project agreement with India (01.07.2010)
    In June SINTEF and the Norwegian Embassy in Dehli signed an agreement with aim of reducing India’s waste and environmental problems.
  • Crown Prince Haakon opens new CO2 research lab (29.04.2010)
    His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway on Thursday April 29 opened a new CO2 research and development facility at SINTEF. The new test facility aims to develop more effective carbon capture solvents.
  • Scandinavian fuel cell can reduce CO2 emissions from goods transport (11.08.2009)
    The fuels cell that four Scandinavian industrial companies are developing in collaboration with SINTEF could supply power to trailers and fork-lift trucks.
  • SINTEF agreement in South Africa (06.07.2009)
    SINTEF has signed a memorandum of understanding with Stellenbosch University, which is recognised as one of the four best research-driven universities in South Africa.
  • Oddvar Eide appointed head of MARINTEK (30.06.2009)
    Oddvar Eide has been appointed as SINTEF President for MARINTEK
  • Hanne Rønneberg appointed Executive Vice President of SINTEF Building and Infrastructure (29.06.2009)
    Hanne Rønneberg has been appointed as the new Executive Vice President of SINTEF Building and Infrastructure. Rønneberg has a wide range of experience in several branches of the construction industry, and she is currently Senior Vice President Green in the Skanska Group.
  • Technology for the health challenges of tomorrow (17.06.2009)
    Medical sensors and sensor systems, personal health systems and smart textiles: the pHealth workshop that will be held in Oslo on June 24 – 26 will show off the latest advances on the technology front for home-based healthcare.
  • Revolutionizing the reuse of experience (15.06.2009)
    Using open international standards and new technology will contribute substantially to a sustainable development of the Norwegian construction industry.
  • Rasmus Sunde to be new SINTEF Board chair (27.04.2009)
    Rasmus Sunde (48) has been elected as chair of SINTEF’s Board. He succeeds Jan Erik Korssjøen, who is leaving after six years in the chair.
  • Good results for SINTEF in 2008 (27.04.2009)
    SINTEF produced good scientific and financial results in 2008. The result for the year was NOK 137 million. Our repeatedly good results have enabled us to make new investments in laboratories and scientific research. In 2008, SINTEF invested MNOK 146 in laboratories and scientific equipment.
  • Energy firms join CO2 research programme (30.03.2009)
    The international energy companies E.ON, ScottishPower and Statkraft have underlined their commitment to meeting the climate challenges by joining SOLVit - a pioneering R&D programme into carbon capture technology, led by Aker Clean Carbon, the Norwegian CO2 technology company. The R&D institute SINTEF and the university NTNU are selected research partners.
  • New company will reduce drilling costs (07.11.2008)
    SINTEF Petroleum Research and the Stavanger-based company Hitec Products Drilling AS are setting up a new company that aims to improve the efficiency of offshore drilling and well operations.
  • Ledaflow and Kongsberg Maritime agree on potential co-operation (22.10.2008)
    The following Press Release was distributed by Kongsberg Maritime on Wednesday, October 22, 2008:
  • Major research programme for CO2-capture (14.08.2008)
    A scientific research and development programme worth more than NOK 300 million is being launched in Norway with the aim of generating more cost effective technology for CO2-capture. The project is one of the biggest of its kind to date.
  • SINTEF popular among technology students (29.05.2008)
    SINTEF is the third most popular Norwegian company when technology students choose their ”dream employer”.
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