About the company


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7034 Trondheim, Norway

Company size

Norges tekniske høgskole (NTH)



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  • Affordable and clean energy

  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure

  • Responsible consumption and production



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SINTEF is a broad, multidisciplinary research organization with international top-level expertise.

SINTEF Group provides research and development services. The Company research on technology, medicine, social science, energy, and petroleum. SINTEF Group operates Worldwide. SINTEF was established in 1950 by the former Norwegian Institute of Technology, which today is a part of NTNU. As a result of its own growth and mergers with other institutes, SINTEF has developed into one of Europe's largest independent research organization. Every year we carry out several thousand projects for customers large and small. We deliver innovation by developing knowledge and technologies that are brought into practical use. SINTEF is a broad, multidisciplinary research organization with international top-level expertise in the fields of technology, the natural sciences, medicine and the social sciences with a total of 2000 employees. We conduct contract R&D as a partner for the private and public sectors. Our vision is Technology for a better society. In 2018, SINTEF carried out 5700 research projects for 4000 customers. Our multidisciplinary approach enables us to create teams with the broad range of expertise our customers and projects often demand. SINTEF is an independent, non-profit organization. None of its owners receive any form of dividend. Profits are invested in scientific equipment, skills and expertise. We offer world-leading laboratory and test facilities in a wide range of technological fields. Our advanced laboratories range from microelectronics and nanoscale technologies, to the world's largest laboratory for the multiphase transport of oil and gas, and the world's largest marine laboratory. SINTEF has a partnership with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. The collaboration between SINTEF and NTNU is a key component of the Norwegian research system, which has produced high levels of innovation for the benefit of Norwegian industry.

Company SINTEF

Labelled solution

Optimising the eco-efficiency in the photovoltaic value chain.

Eco-Solar objective is to maximise the resource productivity and reduce pollution in photovoltaic module production.
Solution Label September 2019 Solution

Applied research, technology and innovation

Offer Applied research, technology and innovation

Technology for a better society. We maintain a high scientific standard and we are world-leading in selected fields.

We integrate engineering, natural science, health and social science. Our strategic focus areas are: renewable energy, climate- and environmental technology, oil and gas, ocean space technology, health and welfare and enabling technologies.

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