Circular Economy/ Green Value Creation Research Group


The overall goals for this strategic research initiative are to

  • contribute to increased competitiveness and sustainability for industry and public sector by means of circular thinking and environmental value creation
  • actively facilitate collaboration between IØT researchers and external stakeholders to attract further funding to advance research on circular/ green topics

This research focus is closely related to NTNU's strategic research area within Sustainability. 


Current projects


SFI Circular – Value creation in a green economy


Main purpose of SUSPRO is: to develop knowledge, methods and life cycle decision support for sustainable production of advanced ships in an uncertain and highly fluctuating market. 

Previous projects

SISVI – Sustainable innovation and shared value creation in Norwegian industry - aims to develop knowledge that strengthens the Norwegian industry’s long term competitive capabilities in a way consistent with the concept of shared value.

The EU-funded Circular Ocean project will develop, share and test new solutions and opportunities for processing, recycling and repurposing of marine plastic waste. NTNUs contribution to the project is development and application of decision support tools for sustainability assessments.