SINTEF spin-off RESMAN acquired by Nordic Capital
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Nordic Capital has acquired the SINTEF spin-off RESMAN for more than NOK 1 billion. "This sale demonstrates yet again that we deliver world class technologies", says Anders Lian at SINVENT Venture.
SINTEF spin-off sold for 500 million
Friday, March 13, 2015
The German company Dräger has acquired the SINTEF spin-off GasSecure for NOK 500 million.
New Executive Vice-President at SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Eli Aamot is appointed as the new Executive Vice-President at SINTEF Materials and Chemistry.
SINTEF is closing down its research foundation in Brazil
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
SINTEF will carry out a controlled closing down of its research foundation in Brazil. The reason is a debilitating regulatory framework which has made it impossible to do business without financial losses. SINTEF will find other means by which to follow up its clients and research partners in the country.
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.