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News and events at IMT in 2015
News and events at IMT in 2015
Photo (Ole Martin Wold, Adresseavisen): Norway's Minister of Fisheries Elisabeth Aspaker (from the left) inspects Salmar's aquaculture model when being shown around the Marine Technology Centre by Bård Wathne Tveiten (Marintek), Harald Ellingsen (IMT/NTNU) and Atle Minsaas (Marintek). (1 December 2015)
Photo (Higraff/KonTiki2): The KonTiki2 expedition crew at the beginning of their journey. (1 November 2015)
Photo (Matej Krpan): Breaking the Surface 2015 participants. (8 October 2015)
Photo (Martin Ludvigsen, NTNU): the research crew. (September 2015)
Picture: Poster from the "Kon-Tiki" film from 2012.
Photo (Renate Karoliussen, NTNU): Some staff of the sporty department. (5 September 2015)
Researchers from marine technology at NTNU have founded the spin-off company Blueye Robotics.
They will develop an underwater drone that will be so affordable and easy to use that everyone will be able to explore the sea ground with them.
Photo (Asgeir J. Sørensen, NTNU): Prof. Larsen with some of his PhD candidates. (21 August 2015)
The Discovery Channel Canada feature the bomber that was found by NTNU's marine technology students last year in their show Daily Planet which was watched by 8 million people.
Adresseavisen made a video about the visit: Discovery Channel på besøk hos NTNU (30 June 2015)
They also wrote an article about the event: TV-kanalen Discovery viser krigsfly i Trondheimsfjorden til 8 millioner seere (2 July 2015)
Photo (Anette Marcelle Hallquist, Ringerikes Blad): From the left: Karina Lager Bjerke, Martine Karlengen, Christine Skilbrigt og Thyra Benita Jacobsen with their model boat «Arctic princess». (16 June 2015)
NTNU and Marintek renewed their research collaboration with Rolls-Royce on 12 May 2015 during a ceremony at the ocean basin of the Marine Technology Centre in Trondheim. Therewith, they secured 130 mio. NOK in financing over the next 10 years.
Professor Sverre Steen who leads the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Trondheim was interviewed about the topic by the Norwegian newspaper Adresseavisen: "Rolls-Royce vil forske mer i Trondheim"
Three international panels have evaluated 64 Norwegian technology clusters. Two of them receive the label “world leading”: SIMLab and the marine structures research group at the Department of Marine Technology.
Read more on gemini.no: “To NTNU-miljøer får internasjonal toppkarakter” (7 May 2015)
Find also more information on the website of the Research Council of Norway: "Rom for forbetring for teknologifaga" (6 May 2015)
Marintek and NTNU have built a laboratory in Trondheim to develop hybrid ship motors, "hybridlab".
Read more about the new lab at petro.no: Marintek åpner lab for hybride skipsmotorer
as well as at trondheimhavn.no: Hele verden ser til norsk sjøtransport
and at sintef.no: Hybridskip snart på markedet
Photo (NTNU): Deep sea mining. (5 May 2015)
Photo (Jo Stein Moen/Marintek): The Norwegian Minister of Education and Research visits the MC-lab during NTNU Ocean Week which took place 4-6 May 2015. From the left: Master student Jostein Follestad and Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen.
This year's conference's topic is the Arctic as a maritime innovation driver.
It takes places 26 February 2015 at the Marine Technology Centre in Trondheim.
Teknisk Ukeblad reported from the event: Mannhullets Skipsfartskonferanse - Arktis er et veldig aktuelt tema
Dagens Næringsliv covered the event as well: Ser store muligheter i Arktis
Photo (Jo Stein Moen, Marintek): Norwegian head of government Erna Solberg and foreign secretary Børge Brende visited the Marine Technology Centre on 14 February 2015.