Centres for Research-based Innovation

The SFI scheme promotes innovation by supporting long-term research through close cooperation between R&D intensive companies and prominent research institutions. NTNU is host for four of the centres.

Center for Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry (IO Center) conducts research, innovation and education within the IO field, to promote accelerated production, increased oil recovery, reduced operating costs and enhanced safety and environmental standards.

Medical Imaging Laboratory for Innovative Future Healthcare (MI Lab) facilitates cost efficient health care and improved patient outcome through innovation in medical imaging, and exploits the innovations to create industrial enterprise.

Structural IMpact Laboratory (SIMLAB) works on developing methods and tools for the virtual product development of structures exposed to impact and collisions.

Sustainable Arctic Marine and Coastal Technology (SAMCOT) officially opened its doors on 1 April 2011 and is a national and international centre for the development of robust technology for industry to enable the sustainable exploration and exploitation of the valuable and vulnerable Arctic.