Member - SINTEF

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

Type Company
Founded 1950
Company Size 2000
Member Type
Founders Norges tekniske høgskole (NTH)
Headquarters 7034 Trondheim, Norway
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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.
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Headquarters 7034 Trondheim, Norway

SDG’s of application

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Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from SINTEF

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.