NTNU Research

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Four Strategic Research Areas in 2014–2023; Energy, Health, Oceans and Sustainability

Three strategic initiatives in 2011–2020 in the Enabling Technologies Biotechnology, Digital and Nano

Research Excellence; host or partner for 35 large national research centres, participates in 121 Horizon 2020 projects, has 10 ERC grants

Projects, programmes and specialized centres

Innovation and entrepreneurship, where NTNU works in close collaboration with the research institution SINTEF, business and industry


Better together

NTNU is #1 ranking of the universities in the world producing the highest proportion of the research in collaboration with a single partner from industry; SINTEF.

Main partners

Nobel Prize 2014

Moser, cell in glass

Brain researchers May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser at NTNU's Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 together with John O'Keefe of University College London.

Big things happening

Video at YouTube. Trondheim has more than 5000 researchers and 700 technology companies.