Strategic Research Area 2014–2023

Sustainability

— Sustainable societal development

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Main research topics:

Goals and institutional framework

Conditions for sustainable politics and practices.

Sustainable urban development

Sustainable buildings, urban design and transport solutions in cites.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services

Understanding relationships between human activities and sustainable use of natural resources.

Environmental and sustainability analysis

Analytical tools that quantifies the environmental impacts at the community level, product level and business level.


Cross-cutting initiatives:

ICT as an enabling technology

Ethical perspectives

Sustainable design and business models

 


Contact

Address:
Strategic research area Sustainability
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management
NTNU, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway

Visiting address: 
Sem Sælandsvei 5, office 156, Gløshaugen campus

Email: annik.fet@ntnu.no

Telephone:
Office: +47 73 59 35 09
Mobile: +47 922 96 890

People

Director: 
Professor Annik Magerholm Fet

Leaders main research topics: 
Ragnar Torvik:
Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Rolee Aranya:
Sustainable urban development
Gunnar Austrheim and Bente Graae:
Goals and institutional framework
Helge Brattebø:
Environmental and sustainability analysis

Leaders cross-cutting:
John Krogstie:
ICT as an enabling technology
May Thorset:
Ethical perspectives
Annik Magerholm Fet:
Sustainable design and business models

Coordinator: