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Centres at a glance



17 Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI-III) were appointed by the Research Council Executive Board in November 2014. Read more here. They started their activities during 2015 and are expected to operate until 2023. 

BIG INSIGHT – Statistics for the knowledge economy (Norwegian Computing Center)
C3 – Centre for Connected Care (Oslo University Hospital)
CASA – Centre for Advanced Structural Analysis (NTNU)
Center for Offshore Mechatronics (University of Agder)
CIRFA - Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic
Operations (UiT – The Arctic University of Norway)
CIUS - Center for innovative ultrasound solutions for health care, maritime,
and oil & gas industries (NTNU)
CtrlAQUA – Centre for Closed-containment Aquaculture (Nofima AS)
EXPOSED – Exposed Aquaculture Operations (SINTEF Ocean AS)
FOODS – Foods of Norway (NMBU)
iCSI - industrial Catalysis Science and Innovation for a competitive and
sustainable process industry (NTNU)
Klima 2050 | Risk reduction through climate adaptation of buildings
and infrastructure (SINTEF)
Manufacturing - Sustainable Innovations for Automated Manufacturing of Multi-Material Products (SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing AS)
Metal Production (NTNU)
MOVE – Marine Operations Center (NTNU)
SIRIUS - Centre for Scalable Data Access (University of Oslo)
Smart Maritime - Norwegian Centre for improved energyefficiency and reduced emissions from the maritime sector (SINTEF Ocean AS)
SUBPRO - Subsea production and processing (NTNU)



Seven Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI-II) were appointed by the Research Council Executive Board in December 2010. They started their activities in the autumn 2011 and are expected to operate until 2019.
The Certus Centre, Simula Research Laboratory
CCI - Center for Cardiological Innovation, Oslo University Hospital
CRISP - Centre for Research-based Innovation in Sustainable fish capture and Processing technology, Institute of Marine Research
CSI - Center for Service Innovation, Norwegian School of Economics NHH 
DrillWell - Drilling and Well Centre for Improved Recovery, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS
SAMCoT - Sustainable Arctic Marine and Coastal Technology, NTNU
Sea Lice Research Centre, UIB


The first 14 Centres for research-based Innovation (SFI-I) were appointed by the Research Council Executive Board in June 2006. The centres started their work in  2007 and were completed during 2015. A final report has been prepared for each of the centres.
CAST - Cancer - Stem Cell Innovation Center, Oslo University Hospital
COIN - Concrete Innovation Centre, SINTEF
CREATE - SFI in Aquaculture Technology, SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture
FACE - Multiphase Flow Assurance Innovation Centre, IFE
IAD - Information Access Disruptions, Microsoft Development Center Norway 
INGAP - Innovative Natural Gas Processes and Products, University of Oslo
IO-CENTER - Center for Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry, NTNU
MABCENT - Marine bioactives & drug discovery, University of Tromsø
The Michelsen Centre - The Michelsen Centre for Industrial Measurement Science and Technology, Christian Michelsen Research
MI Lab - Medical Imaging Laboratory, NTNU
NORMAN - Norwegian Manufacturing Future, SINTEF
SFI2 - Statistics for Innovation, The Norwegian Computing Center
SIMLab - Structural IMpact Laboratory NTNU
TTL - Tromsø Telemedicine Laboratory, Universitetssykehuset i Nord-NorgeUniversity Hospital of North Norway


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