The Norwegian arctic island archipelago of Svalbard offers scientists the chance to investigate some of the most intriguing – and perplexing – puzzles facing the high north.
Energy and environment
Mobile phones that bend, self-powered nanodevices, new and improved solar cell technology and windows that generate electricity are but a few of the potential products from the union of semiconductors and graphene.
The population of the world’s cities is growing by 60 million people a year. What can urban planners do?
Extreme winters can be tough on freshwater fish, especially if […]
The Heidrun platform in the Norwegian Sea has 16 tension […]
When plastic components feel good to the touch, these same […]
Industrial activity in the Arctic is expected to increase in […]
The world’s only freshwater seal is found in Lake Baikal […]
What happens when animals in harsh environments are exposed to extreme weather? Scientists found that extreme icing caused widespread die-offs in one arctic animal community. Climate change may cause more such extremes.
With its roots in SINTEF research, Gas-Secure is a company that has […]
SINTEF has recently completed a research project looking into the […]
The northwest coast of Greenland is coming under increased scrutiny […]
Post-Durban, pre-Rio and Qatar – and what about Kyoto? Seemingly […]
Adhesives are used in many timber-based products. Adhesive manufacture starts with […]
The project “Freecats – Doped carbon nanostructures as metal-free catalysts” […]
Carbon capture from fossil fuel-fired power plants is an energy-demanding and […]
Statkraft has assigned a new two-year project to SINTEF to carry out research […]
Researchers at NTNU have patented and are commercializing GaAs nanowires grown on graphene, a hybrid material with competitive properties.
NTNU’s new laboratory for advanced underwater research, called the AUR Lab, […]
The Research Council of Norway is putting NOK 24 million […]
More than 30 years of SINTEF research on fracture mechanics […]
Could European air traffic controllers manage more flights with the […]