Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is an international university offering cutting edge research opportunities. The university’s main objective is to use its scientific profile in technology and the natural sciences, scientific breadth and interdisciplinary competence to help meet the challenges facing Norway and the world.

The university offers a range of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, economics and public and business administration, and aesthetic disciplines. The university is a participant in 105 projects in the European Commission’s 7th framework program. It has 48 departments in 7 faculties. NTNU offers Bachelors and Masters courses to approximately 23,000 students, of which half studies technology and natural sciences, 6000 participants in further education programs, About 4000 bachelor’s and master’s degrees are awarded each year, and the university has about 2600 international students.

SINTEFs close collaboration with the industry has given us a status as a Norwegian Manufacturing Technology Centre (NMTC) in Norway for Industry. This is a training and test Hub on digital solutions for advanced manufacturing and collaborate with other industrial branches and clusters, or manufacturing hubs in Norway.