Strategic Thematic Area 2014–2023

NTNU Ocean Science and Technology

– "Knowledge for a sustainable ocean space"

Illustration Ocean science and technology.

The strategic thematic area ocean science and technology is an access point to NTNUs expertise in the field.

NTNU Ocean Science and Technology

  • coordinates and initiates new multidisciplinary activities within research, education and innovation
  • contributes to increase the knowledge base in the maritime, oil and gas and aquaculture industry
  • identifies and develops future knowledge needs in shipping, deep ocean and artic exploration, seafood production, marine resources and energy, marine environment and society through basic research and joint projects with the industry.

Research efforts in natural science, marine engineering, humanities and social sciences are combined to create new multidisciplinary solutions supporting a sustainable production of marine resources, energy and minerals.

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– Trondheim, May 4-7, 2015

Join us for the NTNU OCEAN WEEK - a cross-disciplinary meeting place for researchers and representatives from industry and society in the marine sector.

Highlights from the latest developments in maritime transport, deep ocean research, aquaculture, offshore oil and gas, deep sea mining, arctic exploration and the marine environment and society.

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NTNU Ocean Week programme