Unni Steinsmo will be resigning her position in 2016 and SINTEF has started the process of finding a new CEO
Monday, February 23, 2015
Unni Steinsmo has notified the SINTEF Board that she wishes to resign her position as CEO on reaching her 62nd birthday in 2016.
Norway’s Storting (Parliament) backs the Ocean Space Centre
Friday, January 30, 2015
On January 27, 2015, the Ocean Space Centre passed yet another political milestone. The background to this landmark event is that in October 2014, Norway's Minister of Education and Research Røe Isaksen laid a key research policy document, the Long-term Plan for Research and Higher Education before the Storting. In this document, the government determined that two R & D buildings will be allocated the highest priority in the immediate future: the Life Sciences Building at the University of Oslo and an upgrading of the Marine Technology Centre in Trondheim to become the Ocean Space Centre.
More electricity from the sun
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Ultra-efficient solar cells, based on cheap materials, could be here in a few years.
Award for best energy idea
Thursday, August 21, 2014
SINTEF's Tor Haakon Bakken has won an award today that makes him NOK 50,000 richer – for an idea to exploit the energy in household waste hot water.
SINTEF sets up production plant for fish-fry feed
Friday, April 11, 2014
Live start-feed, cultivated in Trondheim, has enabled large numbers of lobster and tuna fry to survive in tanks. Now, SINTEF is setting up a production plant that will supply the world market with the feed.
Young motorists lack self control
Friday, April 4, 2014
So now we have it in black and white – the emotional centre in young men's brains overrides the area controlling their ability to make rational decisions. This leads to accidents among risk-seeking motorists.
Cutting construction time in half
Friday, April 4, 2014
The time between the approval and completion of construction projects is too long. The Speed-Up project aims to address this issue.
Norwegian IT researchers are the best in the world
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
International IT researchers have limited contact with the industry, and tend to stay in their offices, working on concepts and studies. Norwegian researchers work closely with companies – and win awards.