Horizon 2020 projects


Active participation in the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation is a main priority for the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Partnering with leading academics in European projects strengthens the quality and relevance of NTNU's research.

Projects coordinated by NTNU in Horizon 2020 and the 7th Framework Programme (FP7):


Projects in Horizon 2020


SWARMs – Smart and Networking UnderWAter Robots in Cooperation Meshes
Ingrid Schjølberg


INSULATRONICS – Controlling Electric Signals with Insulating Antiferromagnets and Insulating Ferromagnets
Arne Brataas (coordinator)


COLUMBUS – Monitoring, Managing and Transferring Marine and Maritime Knowledge for Sustainable Blue Growth
Bernt Leira


READEX – Runtime Exploitation of Application Dynamism for Energy-efficient eXascale computing
Per Gunnar Kjeldsberg


FOCUS – Factory of the Future Clusters
Odd Myklebust (coordinator)


CloudLightning – Self-Organising, Self-Managing Heterogeneous Cloud
Anne Cathrine Elster


ECCSEL – European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure
Olav Bolland (coordinator)


ELIXIR-EXCELERATE – Fast-track ELIXIR implementation and drive early user exploitation across the life-sciences
Finn Drabløs


AQUAEXCEL2020 – AQUAculture infrastructures for EXCELlence in European fish research towards 2020
Alexandra Neyts


HYDRALAB-PLUS – Adapting to climate change
Jochen Aberle


DESTinationRAIL – Decision Support Tool for Rail Infrastructure Managers
Elias Kassa


Active implants – Engineering microstructures of functional ceramics for stimulated bone growth
Mari-Ann Einarsrud (coordinator)


SugarOsmoSignalling – Analysis of sugar- and osmo-signalling mechanisms in cell wall integrity maintenance
Thorsten Hamann (coordinator)


AWESOME – Advanced Wind Energy Systems Operation and Maintenance Expertise
Michaerl Muskulus


MarineUAS – Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems for Marine and Coastal Monitoring
Tor Arne Johansen (coordinator)


QoE-Net – innovative Quality Of Experience maNagement in Emerging mulTimedia services
Andrew Perkis


WAVES – Waves and Wave-Based Imaging in Virtual and Experimental Environments
Martin Landrø


DCOMM – Deictic Communication - A Multidisciplinary Training
Mila Vulchanova


WiBEC – Wireless In-Body Environment
Kimmo Kansanen


PRONTO – PROcess NeTwork Optimization for efficient and sustainable operation of Europe’s process industries taking machinery condition and process performance into account
Lars Struen Imsland and Bjarne Foss


ALION – High Specific Energy Aluminium-Ion Rechargeable Decentralized Electricity Generation Sources
Anders H. Strømman


AfricanBioServices – Linking biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services in the Great Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem (GSME) - drivers of change, causalities and sustainable management strategies
Eivin Røskaft (koordinator)


BINGO – Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management – A better future under climate change
Tove M. Muthanna


Projects in the 7th Framework Programme (7FP)



ICAP – Innovative CO2 capture
Hallvard F. Svendsen



REECOVER – Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from magnetic waste in the WEEE recycling industry and tailings from the iron ore industry
Gabriella Tranell


OCEAN-CERTAIN – Ocean Food-web Patrol – Climate Effects: Reducing Targeted Uncertainties with an Interactive Network
Yngvar Olsen



SPACEBRAIN – Space coding in hippocampo-entorhinal neuronal assemblies
Edvard I. Moser


OPTIMEX – Optimizing Exercise Training in Prevention and Treatment of Diastolic Heart Failure
Ulrik Wisløff



MACALO – Magneto Caloritronics
Arne Brataas


PRESIOUS – PREdictive digitization, reStoration and degradatIOn assessment of cultUral heritage objectS Theoharis Theoharis


GRIDMAP – Grid cells: From brains to technical implementation
Edvard I. Moser


INSPIN – Insulator Spintronics
Arne Brataas 


Nano - Materials - Production

FREECATS – Doped carbon nanostructures as metal-free catalysts
Magnus Rønning


IFACOM – Intelligent Fault Correction and self Optimizing Manufacturing systems
Odd Myklebust


MODENA – Modelling of morphology Development of micro- and Nano Structures
Heinz A. Preisig


Research infrastructure

ECCSEL – European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure
Morten Grønli


ECCSEL PP2 – European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure - Preparatory Phase 2
Sverre Quale


Science in society

S-TEAM – Science Teacher Education Advanced Methods
Peter Gray / Peter Van Marion


Marie Curie

CRISP – Collaborative Research in Structure Preservation
Elena Celledoni


CREEP – Creep of Geomaterials
Thomas Benz


LANPERCEPT – Language and Perception
Mila Vulchanova


TEMPO – Training in Embedded Predictive Control and Optimization
Tor Arne Johansen


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