Metal Production

– Resource efficient metal production from a clean industry

PhD. student pouring coke in the melting lab. Photograph.

Metal Production is an interdisciplinary Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI). During the next decades, the Norwegian metal industry will need to achieve even higher-quality output with more efficient use of resources and energy.

The main goal of Metal Production is to enable industrial innovation and give the industry long term access to world class fundamental competence and candidates. This will enable the industry to maintain its position at the forefront of sustainable innovation.

About Metal Production




Politician visit at SFI Metal Production 

30 Nov, 2018 - Parlamentary politician Sivert Bjørnstad together with his colleagues Tore Kristiansen and Mats Henriksen Persøy visited NTNU and SFI Metal Production on Monday. Read more here.


Autumn Meeting

20 Nov, 2018 - Once again, we have arranged a SFI Metal Production autumn meeting with 70 participants from the SFI-partners. Both industry and academia participants seemed to be satisfied with the program and the interesting lectures. Read more here.

Elkem award to Raghed Saadieh

16 Nov, 2018 - This autumn Raghed Saadieh got Elkem’s forskningsfond (EFF) award. It is an award both for academic performance as well as contributing to the non-academic side of the student life. Read more here.


Welcome to our new PhD’s and Postdoc!

17 Oct, 2018 - Several new faces are now to be seen in the Centre corridors and laboratories this autumn. In August one postdoc and three PhD’s started their work in the Centre. Read about them here! 

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Marianne Lenes


Aud Nina Wærnes, Centre DirectorAud Nina Wærnes

Centre Director


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Annual Report 2017

Newsletter Q3/18

Newsletter Q3, front page


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