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Centre for Digital Life Norway at NTNU

Centre for Digital Life Norway (DLN) is a national center for biotechnology training, research and innovation.
DNL is a response to the strategic initiative “Digital Life – convergence for innovation” funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NRC). DLN is a virtual center, currently involving twelve major research projects, and managed by a joint leadership network from NTNU, UiB and UiO.

 

Research projects led from NTNU

  • 3D Life
    The project works on simulated and experimental 3D tissue models.
    Project leader: Berit Løkensgard Strand, Department of Biotechnology and Food Science.
     
  • Auromega
    The project works on microbial production of omega-3 fatty acids.
    Project leader: Per Bruheim, Department of Biotechnology and Food Science.
  • Lab-on-a-chip
    The project works on making an accurate, inexpensive and quick diagnostic tool for liquid patient samples.
    Project leader: Astrid Aksnes, Department of Electronic Systems.

NTNU is also well represented in several of the other research projects within DLN.

 

Centre for Digital Life Norway Research School

NTNU leads the national Centre for Digital Life Research School where Per Bruheim – Department of Biotechnology and Food Science and Heidrun Åm – Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture serves on the research school board.

 

Centre management (networking Project):

 

DLN board

NTNU is represented in the DLN board by Tor Grande – Vice Dean for Research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences.