The Intpart project KIFEE 2016-2018

Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE)

The Intpart project KIFEE 2016-2018


KIFEE has recently received funds through the program INTPART (INTernational PARTnership for outstanding education and research) from the The Research Council of Norway and Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku).

Key project information

Project name: KIFEE 2016-2018
Project number (Research Council of Norway): 249797
Project owner: NTNU Department of Biotechnology
Project manager: Prof. Bjørn E. Christensen

Collaborating institutions


  • NTNU
  • University of Oslo
  • SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
  • SINTEF Energy
  • Institute of Energy Technology (IFE)

Contract partner: Doshisha University, Kyoto

Other collaborating institutions Japan: Se LG-J

Project goal

The goal of the project is to increase the institutional cooperation in the KIFEE network within research and education through the following actions:

  1. Grants for increased researcher and student mobility (More information here)
  2. Ensure Norwegian participation at the KIFEE-9 symposium in Japan, March 2017
  3. Organize the KIFEE-10 symposium in Norway, September 2018
  4. Collaborate with Japanese partners towards double degree programs

Scientific and educational collaboration is divided in the following areas:

  • EIAM: Electrolysis and Inorganic Advanced Materials
  • PE: Process Engineering
  • ABM: Advanced Biological Materials
  • Edu: Education in Energy and Environment

Contact information

Contact information

Leader group, Japan (LG-J)

Koji Amezawa, Tohoku University (Chair)

Takuya Goto, Doshisha University, (Secretary)

Leader group, Norway (LG-N)

Bjørn E. Christensen, NTNU (Chair)

Geir Martin Haarberg, NTNU (Co-chair/Secretary)

Complete list of KIFEE leader groups

13 Jan 2020