Centres, Projects, and Infrastructure

Centres, Projects, and Infrastructure

Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI)

Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI)

Researcher showing geophysical models on a computer screen. Photo


Centre for Geophysical Forcasting (CGF) aims to develop new geophysical capabilities and improve terrestrial geohazard risk monitoring and early warning applications.

Researchers viewing hacking activity in a lab. Photo


Norwegian Centre for Cybersecurity in Critical Sectors (NORCICS) aims to make Norway the most secure digitalized country in the world.

Ai illustration. Photo


The Norwegian Research Center for AI Innovation (NorwAI) aims to consolidate and strengthen the Scandinavian applied AI communities.

Students building an autonomous ship

SFI AutoShip

Centre for Autonomous ships (SFI AutoShip) focuses on taking a leading role in the development of autonomous ships for safe and sustainable operations.

Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME)

Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME)


Centre for Intelligent Electricity Distribution (CINELDI) develops the electricity grid of the future.

HydroCen photo


Norwegian Research Centre for Hydropower Technology (HydroCen) enables the Norwegian hydropower sector to meet complex challenges and exploit new opportunities through innovative technological solutions.



HYDROGENi is a centre for environment-friendly energy research (FME) dedicated to spearheading research and innovations within hydrogen and ammonia.


Norwegian Research Centre on Wind Energi (NORTHWIND) brings forward outstanding research and innovation to reduce the cost of wind energy, facilitate its sustainable development, create jobs and grow exports.



Norwegian Centre for Energy Transition Strategies (NTRANS) study the role of the energy system in the transition to the zero-emission society.

ZEN illustration


The Research Centre on Zero Energy Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (ZEN Centre) enables the transition to a low carbon society by developing sustainable neighbourhoods with zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Centres of Excellence (SFF)

Centres of Excellence (SFF)

NTNU AMOS. Illustrasjon


Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems (NTNU AMOS) contributes with fundamental and interdisciplinary knowledge in marine hydrodynamics, ocean structures, marine biology, marine archaeology, and control theory.

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Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD) is an interdisciplinary centre for research into changes in time and space of biological diversity at different organismal levels.



Centre for Excellence in Education (SFU)


The Centre of Excellent IT Education (Excited) aims at bringing Norway to the forefront of innovative IT education and provide IT education for a sustainable and digital future.


National Partnerships

National Partnerships


Center for Cyber and Information Security (NTNU CCIS) do research, education, testing, training and competence development within the area of cyber and information security.


Norwegian Open AI Lab (NAIL) is a hub for research, education and innovation within AI.


GEMINI centres

GEMINI centres

Gemini centres is a formalized collaboration between SINTEF and NTNU.

National Infrastructure

National Infrastructure

Smart Grid illustration

Norwegian Smart Grid Laboratory aims to consolidate and strengthen the Scandinavian applied AI communities.

ERC Advanced Grant

ERC Advanced Grant

Kristin Pettersen and a snake robot. photo

Kristin Y. Pettersen receives an ERC Advanced Grant on her first attempt. She gets it for her groundbreaking ideas for lightweight, flexible robots.