Applied research, technology and innovation
Our 2000 employees offer expertise in:
Exposing fake news on social media
Facebook is an important source of not only genuine, but also fake news. But now a new tool has been developed to expose the fakers.
Norwegian to lead energy research in Europe
Nils Røkke, Director of Sustainability at SINTEF, is the new Chairman of the European Energy Research Alliance.
Honoured for invention in neurosurgical ultrasound
SINTEF’s prize for outstanding research in 2016 has been jointly awarded to ultrasound researcher Tormod Selbekk at SINTEF and neurosurgeon Geirmund Unsgård at St. Olav's Hospital/NTNU.
SINTEF is looking for the next generation of problem solvers. If you want to be involved in creating solutions for the next generation, SINTEF needs you. For more than 60 years our research has developed solutions and innovations both for society and our clients all over the world. As a result, SINTEF has become a world-leading research institute. As one of our valued employees you will enjoy trust, challenging assignments and ample opportunity for professional and personal development. Welcome to SINTEF – Technology for a better society.
SINTEF offers world-leading laboratories within a broad spectre of technology areas. Our advanced laboratories range from development of microelectronics and studies at a nano-level, to one of the world's largest ocean basin laboratories.
Multiphase Flow Laboratory
The laboratory's main activity is flow assurance related research for the petroleum industry. It has contributed significantly to the development of multiphase flow simulators, and this is still an ongoing activity. Development of hydrate cold flow technology and sand transport studies are currently also main topics.
Currently, maintenance planning in the railroad domain is predominantly performed manually and involves: Crew scheduling (assigning maintenance tasks to crews dependent on skill set) and job shop scheduling (assign time slots for vehicles to depot workstations). These activities should be synchronised and coordinated with vehicles revenue generating activity (where the vehicles are scheduled to transporting goods or passengers). Due to the substantial fixed costs involved, improved planning is expected to generate significant cost savings.
We are the research partner in Space Makers innovation project OptiSite where we try to optimise the best use of a large building site while consider a range of constraints and objectives.
VALUMICS - Understanding food value chain and network dynamics
The overall objective of the VALUMICS project is to provide decision makers throughout food value chains with a comprehensive suite of approaches and tools that will enable them to evaluate the impact of strategic and operational policies to enhance the resilience, integrity and sustainability of food value chains for European countries.
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SINTEF is the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia.
Over the last 60 years, we have created value and innovation through knowledge generation and development of technological solutions that are brought into practical use.
Today, SINTEF is a broadly based, multidisciplinary research institute with international top-level expertise in technology, medicine and the social sciences.
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Technology for a better society