Norwegian University of Science and Technology
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the primary Norwegian university in engineering and technology. NTNU is, however, a full range university.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the primary Norwegian university in engineering and technology. NTNU is, however, a full range university. More than 400 PhD-degrees are awarded yearly, within the fields of technology, science, arts and humanities, social sciences and medicine. From 1st January 2016, NTNU merged with three regional university colleges, and is Norway’s largest university with about 42 000 students and 7 400 employees. The annual budget of NTNU is around € 933 million, 21% of which is externally funded. Total R&D expenditures amounts to approx. € 200 million. NTNU has a broad range of contacts with industry. These contacts comprise the largest Norwegian companies such as Telenor, DNB, Kongsberg and Equinor as well as SMEs and start-ups in Norway and abroad.
NTNU demonstrates an environment that is highly connected to strategic initiatives at the European level. NTNU is currently a member of 17 out of 41 European Technology Platforms (ETP), for example CESAER, EERA, ERCIM, and ARTEMIS. Furthermore NTNU is a member of at least 16 University alliances that have a specific European focus, to name a few: Athens Network, COPERNICUS, EARMA, ESCO, EFFRA and others. The University is also connected to 3 out of 10 Joint Programming Initiatives, namely JPI Oceans, JPI Urban Europe and JPI Healthy diet for healthy life. Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) is a way to pool Europe’s resources and encourage private investment in research and innovation. NTNU staff is currently active in 5 different PPPs. Finally, NTNU is currently a member of, or affiliated with 8 European research infrastructures which are either an ERIC or an ESFRI.
NTNU is an active participant in the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. NTNU has therefore, over many years, developed a professional administrative project support team to secure a high quality and a smooth implementation of H2020 projects. The H2020 support team consists of an experienced legal senior adviser, a H2020 dedicated group of financial officers headed by a highly competent financial senior adviser, organized at the central level of NTNU.
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