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Published Mar. 7, 2017 1:51 PM

Experience from the oil and gas industry gave Norway an advantage in the development of offshore wind farms. However, this industry has also made it difficult to achieve continuity in the development of offshore wind power, according to a recent doctorate.

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Published May 18, 2015 12:28 PM

Pessimism prevails about the future of carbon capture and storage in both the USA and EU. This is despite the fine promises that it was precisely this technology that would save the oil and gas industry.

Instead of focusing on stopping crimes in progress, patrols will be able to be there before it happens, and thus hopefully prevent the crime from occurring at all.
Published Apr. 24, 2015 1:55 PM

Did you think Big Data was just a buzzword? American researchers have developed algorithms for predicting crime before it happens.

Published Dec. 9, 2014 4:21 PM

With the rise of new technologies, organic waste has started a journey from costly by-product to valuable resource. But why does only 3% go on to become biogas and fertilizer? How can we increase the percentage?

Published July 3, 2014 12:52 PM

A world unique event has occurred in Sweden: Agreement between municipalities and the responsible nuclear company on how to handle nuclear waste.

Published June 4, 2014 3:54 PM

The responsibility for kitchen hygiene has been delegated to ready meals and kitchen equipment.

Published Dec. 4, 2013 11:24 AM

Innovation as the intersection between hospital, industry and university. What works and what doesn’t when collaborating in life sciences? Find out 13th December.

Published Sep. 20, 2013 12:13 PM

A recently published paper written by TIK-researcher Taran Thune and Asgeir Skålholt (at NIFU) analyzes the role clusters can play in coping with the impacts of economic crises, specifically by addressing how the Norwegian cluster organizations have acted to meet the challenges following the economic crises in Norway in the period 2008–2010.

Published Oct. 24, 2012 2:55 PM

What do we do when the questions are too great for all of us? What do we do when we are so detached from nature that we no longer feel responsible for the man-made changes on the Earth?

Published Apr. 30, 2012 8:32 AM

Telenor has just signed an agreement with the University in Oslo to establish a joint research and innovation programme that will lasts three years. The initiative is an example of how Telenor team up with external partners to do open innovation.