Stiftelsen SINTEF (The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology) is within the SINTEF Group one of the largest research groups in Europe.
Stiftelsen SINTEF has more than 1200 employees with international top-level expertise in science and technology and the annual turnover of 1600 million NOK (~ 200 M€) originating from industrial research contracts as well as European and National research projects. SINTEF is an independent and non-commercial corporation. The profit from our contract research is invested in new research, scientific equipment and competence.
In the present project, the Materials and Chemistry (MC) division of SINTEF will be involved. SINTEF Materials and Chemistry is a contract-based institute offering high levels of expertise in the fields of materials technology, advanced materials and nanotechnology, applied chemistry and biotechnology.
SINTEF MC works closely with global players in the oil and gas, green energy and process industry sectors and has around 420 employees, with about 90% being scientists and technicians. The Material and Chemistry division has extensive activities in the fields CO2 capture and transport and experience from several national and European R&D programs within FP5, FP6 and FP7 as coordinator and core partner.