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1 1 NTNU, May 2011Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), April 2010 – Research – Education – Innovation – Dissemination – Organization – Objectives

2 2 NTNU, May 2011

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4 4 NTNU key figures (2010) 52 departments in 7 faculties NTNU University Library NTNU Museum of Natural History and Archaeology student applications with NTNU as first choice registered students, 6726 admitted in degrees awarded 260 doctoral degrees awarded (32 % women) person-years employed in education and research; 596 full professors Budget: EUR 640 mill m 2 owned and rented premises FACTS

5 5 NTNU, May 2011 Sources of revenue (EUR million) FACTS

6 6 NTNU, May 2011 Gender issues FACTS Type of position – % women Professor Associate professor Doctoral candidate Post doctoral fellow Operation and maintenance Administrative Administrative head Administrative middle management Other

7 7 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU in Trondheim FACTS

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9 9 Trondheim’s academic history 1217 Schola Cathedralis Nidarosiensis 1760 Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters 1910 Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH) 1922 Norwegian Teacher Training College 1950 SINTEF (The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology) 1955 The Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) (Trondheim) 1968 University of Trondheim 1973 Music Conservatory in Trondheim 1974 Section for Medicine (From 1984: Faculty of Medicine) 1979 Trondheim Academy of Fine Art 1984 College of Arts and Science 1996 Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) 2010 Celebration of Trondheim’s 250 years as an academic city FACTS

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11 11 NTNU, May 2011 Research – a core activity NTNU’s fundamental strengths: Technology and the natural sciences Broad academic base Interdisciplinary collaboration R & D

12 12 NTNU, May 2011 Research – I 260 doctoral degrees awarded in 2010 More than 2000 research projects 64 projects in the EU’s 7th Framework Programme 62 EU projects from 2002–2006 More than 300 cooperative agreements with universities globally R & D

13 13 NTNU, May 2011 Research – II 26 % of the academic staff are international (2008) 34 % of PhD candidates are international (2008) Joined the ”European Charter for Researchers” and ”Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers” Scientific positions on Euraxess Jobs since 2004 Center for reception of international employees: ”International Researcher Support” (Euraxess Services) R & D

14 14 NTNU, May 2011 PhD programmes at NTNU 2267 PhD candidates in NTNU’s graduate school (2010) 50 doctoral programmes Graduate schools where NTNU is the responsible coordinator: - Biosystematics - Teacher Education - Medical Imaging - Text – Picture – Sound – Space - Language and Linguistics - Nordic Graduate School in Gender Studies - Georg Brandes School - Nanotechnology for Microsystems R & D

15 15 NTNU, May 2011 Cooperation with SINTEF is one of Europe’s largest independent research organizations Gross operating revenue in 2010: EUR 350 mill staff from 67 different countries Contract research in technology, natural sciences, medicine and social sciences Joint strategy with NTNU Cooperates with NTNU in terms of staff, equipment, laboratories and science communication 20 Gemini Centres for joint NTNU–SINTEF R&D R & D

16 16 NTNU, May 2011 Strategic focus R & D Six thematic strategic areas Hosting: Three Centres of Excellence Four Centres of Research-based Innovation Two Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research Interdisciplinary research activities

17 17 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU’s six strategic areas R & D Energy and Petroleum – Resources and Environment Medical Technology Materials Technology Marine and Maritime Technology Information and Communication Technology Globalization Budget: Seed funding (EUR 0.5–1.5 million per area) Funding for PhD candidates

18 18 NTNU, May 2011 Energy and environment R & D Centre for Renewable Energy, with SINTEF Energy. 200 researchers and 55 PhD candidates NTNU coordinator of ESFRI on Infrastructure CCS, ECCSEL Bilateral agreement with MIT on Energy R&D, supported by Statoil Cooperation with Japanese universities in Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy NTNU ranked No.1 in Engineering Education for Sustainability in Europe (2008)

19 19 NTNU, May 2011 Globalization Four focus areas: Global Production and Communication War, Conflict and Migration Intercultural Dynamics: Communication, Responsibility and Development Global Economic Flows, Governance and Stability R & D

20 20 NTNU, May 2011 Centres of Excellence - Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems – Q2S - Centre for the Biology of Memory – CBM - Centre for Ships and Ocean Structures – CESOS -Partner in International Centre for Geohazards and Centre for the Study of Civil War Duration: 2003–2013. Budget: EUR 11 million annually -Funded by the Research Council of Norway, NTNU and industry New in 2011: Sustainable Arctic Coastal and Marine Technology (SACME) Duration: 2011–2019. Nationally selected research groups at NTNU of high international standard that are governed by uniform management principles. R & D

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22 22 NTNU, May 2011 Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems (Q2S) Audio over IP Networks Multimedia over IP Networks Interdomain and Overlay Networks Intradomain Networks Trustworthy Multiparty Interactions in Dynamic Networking Environments A total of 35 professors, postdocs and PhD candidates. Financed by the Research Council of Norway, NTNU and UNINETT. Supported by Telenor R&D FAKTAR & D

23 23 NTNU, May 2011 Centre for the Biology of Memory Research on the brain and memory Neural mapping of the spatial environment Named Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience (2007) One of 15 Kavli Institutes in the world. Others at Harvard, Yale, MiT, Stanford and Cambridge Close to 50 scientific personnel; including professors, visiting professors, postdocs, graduate students, and associated researchers. Co-funded by NTNU and the Research Council of Norway. FAKTAR & D

24 24 NTNU, May 2011 CeSOS – Centre for Ships and Ocean Structures The Centre conducts internationally recognized research to improve the design of ships and ocean structures, and the planning of marine operations. Researchers use theoretical and experimental methods in: Marine hydrodynamics Structural mechanics Automatic control. FAKTAR & D 6 key staff, 10 post-docs/researchers, 50 PhDs in progress. A total of 40 research person-years, including visiting professors and associated personnel. Co-funded by NTNU and the Research Council of Norway Highly interdisciplinary approach to respond to the growing demand for new knowledge about ships, ocean structures, and increasingly about ocean renewable facilities.

25 25 NTNU, May 2011 Centres for Research-based Innovation Medical Imaging Laboratory for Innovative Future Healthcare (MI Lab) Structural Impact Laboratory (SIMLab) Centre for Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry (CIO) Duration: 2007–2015. Budget: Min. EUR 7.5 mill. annually. Funded by the Research Council, NTNU and industry. R & D Research-intensive enterprises allied with prominent research groups at NTNU

26 26 NTNU, May 2011 Medical Imaging (MILab) EUR 30 million for 2007–2014 Partners: –R&D: Helse Midt-Norge; Trondheim University Hospital and SINTEF –Industry: GE Vingmed Ultrasound; FAST; Medistim; Sonowand; Nordic Neurolab; NordicimagingLab; CorTechs Labs; Arctic Silicon Devices Patients: Improved quality of life Healthcare: Cost efficient solutions Industry: New products and applications Society: Halting the increase in health care expenses Intra operative assessment by ultrasound in cardiovascular surgery R & D

27 27 NTNU, May 2011 SIMLab – Structural Impact Laboratory Computer simulation of how aluminium structures behave in collisions Goal for safer and lighter cars: 100 kg of aluminium to replace 200 kg of steel. In the USA this would save 18 bn litres of petrol/year Key SIMLab partners: SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Audi AG, Hydro Aluminium, Renault, SSAB Swedish Steel, Statoil, The Norwegian Public Roads Adm. (NPRA), The Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA). At present: 40 million people injured and 1.2 million killed globally on the roads each year. R & D

28 28 NTNU, May 2011 Centre for Integrated Operations in the Petroleum Industry FAKTAR & D Every 1% of extra oil recovered on the NCS = USD 50 billion p.a. Partners: Shell, Total, Statoil, Conoco- Phillips, Stanford U., Delft Technical U., SINTEF, Research Council of Norway Onshore operation and control room.

29 29 NTNU, May 2011 Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) Top-level R&D groups cooperating with innovative industries Established by the Research Council of Norway (2009) FME Centre hosted by NTNU: -Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings – ZEB FME Centres with NTNU as active partner: -BIGCCS – International CCS Research Centre -Centre for Environmental Design of Renewable Energy (CEDREN) -Bioenergy Innovation Centre (CenBio) -Research Centre for Offshore Wind Technology -The Norwegian Research Centre for Solar Cell Technology Duration: 2009–2017, based on evaluations R & D

30 30 NTNU, May 2011 Strategic focus Interdisciplinary research Gas Technology Center Nanotechnology – NTNU Nanolab The Nord-Trøndelag County Health Study (HUNT) Functional Genome Research (FUGE) Industrial Ecology (IndEcol) R & D

31 31 NTNU, May 2011 International research networks NTNU is an attractive partner for the global academic community Research and education cooperation with universities worldwide. NTNU is represented in key international research organizations. Member of Nordic Five Tech – Strategic alliance of the leading Nordic technical universities R & D

32 32 NTNU, May 2011 Major laboratories R & D NTNU and SINTEF share more than 100 research laboratories: Hydrodynamic/marine technology laboratories (Towing Tank and Ocean Basin Laboratory) Machine Tools Laboratory Materials and Engineering Laboratories Laboratories for semiconductor materials NTNU Nanolab – Nanotechnology

33 33 NTNU, May 2011 Laboratories – examples R & D ECCSEL (European CO2 Capture and Storage Lab.) Phonetics Laboratory Marine Cybernetics Laboratory Norwegian Biopolymer Laboratory Ultrasound Laboratory Magnetic Resonance Centre Structural Impact Laboratory Energy and Indoor Environment Laboratory ENGAS Lab. (Gas Technology Centre) Waterpower Laboratory Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering Lab. Trondheim Marine Systems Research Infrastructure Ugelstad Laboratory

34 34 NTNU, May 2011 SINTEF/NTNU laboratories – Tyholt FAKTAR & D Hydrodynamic/marine technology labs (Towing Tank and Ocean Basin Laboratory)

35 35 NTNU, May 2011 Academic output from NTNU in 2009 Scientific papers and review articles2 385 Scientific presentations4 139 Books225 Reports and theses642 Book chapters/reports1 189 Artistic productions and art and museum exhibitions 185 Products44 R & D

36 36 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU, May 2008 EDUCATION

37 37 NTNU, May 2011 University-level institutions in Norway 1) NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2) Norwegian University of Life Sciences 3) University of Oslo 4) Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 5) Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education 6) The Oslo School of Architecture and Design 7) The Norwegian Academy of Music 8) The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science 9) UniK – University Graduate Centre, Kjeller 10) The Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology 11) University of Stavanger 12) University of Bergen 13) University of Tromsø 14) The University Centre on Svalbard 15) University of Agder 16) University of Nordland 1 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, EDUCATION 15 16

38 38 NTNU, May 2011 Education – primary student applicants new students admitted registered students degrees awarded 260 doctoral degrees awarded 150 programmes of study 40 international master’s programmes courses EDUCATION

39 39 NTNU, May 2011 Ten areas of study Architecture Technology Humanities Science Social Sciences Medicine Psychology Fine Art Music Practical-pedagogical Education EDUCATION

40 40 NTNU, May 2011 Degree structure (years of study) EDUCATION Humanities Fine Art Science Social Sciences Technology Architecture Medicine Clinical Psychology Music Teacher education

41 41 NTNU, May 2011 Education for international students  No tuition fees All students must cover all living expenses in Norway with a minimum of NOK per academic year Categories of international students at NTNU: Exchange students Degree-seeking students (undergraduate and graduate) International master's programme students Visiting/non-degree students NUFU students PhD candidates EDUCATION

42 42 NTNU, May 2011 Degrees awarded in 2010 Master’s degrees Technology1132 Social Sciences327 Humanities161 Medicine148 Science134 Architecture82 Psychology44 Integrated 5 yr teacher programme43 Performing Music10 Fine Art9 TOTAL2097 EDUCATION

43 43 NTNU, May 2011 Internationalization – studies (2009) EDUCATION 36 international (English) master’s programmes 4 master’s programmes under Erasmus Mundus 5 NOMA programmes 918 NTNU students studied abroad 1251 students from abroad to NTNU Joined the Erasmus Mundus – External Cooperation Window Study centres in Caen, York, Kiel, St. Petersburg and Fudan IAESTE and BEST (student programmes)

44 44 NTNU, May 2011 Nordic Five Tech – a strategic alliance EDUCATION

45 45 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU Centre for Continuing and Professional Development (2010) EDUCATION Organizes NTNU’s further and continuing education 9450 participants in further and continuing education 5385 participants at conferences 213 credit-based courses completed Flexible post-experience master’s programmes Tailored courses and programmes to meet industry’s needs Provides NTNU with valuable expertise and industrial contacts

46 46 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU University Library 11 library units 2.1 million books and periodicals photographs, maps, music scores electronic books, electronic periodicals 253 databases (56 reference, 144 full text and 53 others) Access to 600 international reference databases 124 staff Budget: NOK 150 million R & D and EDUCATION

47 47 NTNU, May 2011 Student town No. 1 in Norway One in five inhabitants in Trondheim is a student The Student Union (Studentersamfundet) has members and operates its own building UKA, the student week, is Norway’s largest cultural festival ISFiT = International Student Festival in Trondheim NTNUI is Norway’s largest sports association with members EDUCATION

48 48 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU Alumni For NTNU students and graduates Contact with the community at large, business and industry Goal: Networking and knowledge sharing members (March 2011) 300 participating network groups

49 49 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU – Innovation and Creativity R&D  new knowledge TEACHING  expertise Dissemination of knowledge, expertise and R&D results. Contributes to improving the business community and society at large. Education for academic and professional purposes.Training. Developing new technology. International cooperation. INNOVATION AND INDUSTRY DISSEMINATION  innovation

50 50 NTNU, May 2011 Innovation – I INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Gløshaugen Innovation Centre (18 companies in-house, April 2011) Several courses related to entrepreneurship Centre for Entrepreneurship NTNU Technology Transfer Office AS –Help and support for people with business ideas –Search for business ideas among academic groups Start NTNU – a student-run organization for innovation Cooperation agreements with industry Events

51 51 NTNU, May 2011 Innovation – II INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Results business ideas 46 patents registered 5 spin-off companies formed 8 licence contracts Established NTNU Discovery to fund the development of R&D results with a commercial potential

52 52 NTNU, May 2011 Commersialization of technology NTNU Technology Transfer AS harness new knowledge as it emerges from the university and transforming inventions into new business opportunities in the marketplace. Registered a total of 729 ideas from students and faculty. Submitted 284 patent applications. Commersialized 60 ideas by establishing 31 companies and 29 technology licenses. INNOVATION AND INDUSTRY

53 53 NTNU, May 2011 Wholly owned subsidiary of NTNU. Creates business activities from research at NTNU and St. Olav University Hospital. Establishes spin-off companies and licenses new technology. Win-win cooperation among scientists, companies and investors. NTNU Technology Transfer AS INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

54 54 NTNU, May 2011 Innovation and business development Innovation and renewal require interaction between: Investors, who finance new projects. Entrepreneurs, who generate ideas. Business and industry, as owner and customer. The universities, with an active role in the development of new business activities. INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Investors Universities BusinessesEntrepreneurs

55 55 NTNU, May 2011 Gløshaugen Innovation Center NÆRINGSLIV OG NYSKAPING INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Norway’s first on-campus incubator for innovation in business and industry Incubator for companies from NTNU and SINTEF 18 companies (April 2011)

56 56 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU and industry – I Approx. 700 major research projects in cooperation with industry, public sector and various funds EUR 27 mill. to NTNU from industry in Many of NTNU’s 222 adjunct professors (20 % positions) are connected to industry Extensive offers in continuing and professional development, such as the annual industrial seminars at NTNU in January NTNU has education and research agreements with: Telenor Aker Jotun AS Statoil Shell Total Rolls Royce Det norske Veritas Elkem INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

57 57 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU and industry – II International placement projects through IAESTE and EC programmes Formal agreements among NTNU’s faculties, businesses and industry to stimulate cooperation NTNU Alumni (network for former students) has members and about 300 alumni groups INNOVATION & INDUSTRY


59 59 NTNU, May 2011 Science communication (2009) 80 events for the general public 110 art productions/performances/presentations 220 popular scientific articles 840 popular scientific lectures contributions from NTNU faculty in the media visitors to the annual Science Festival and Researcher’s Night articles in Norwegian and international media mention NTNU Popular periodicals published by NTNU: Gemini and Spor Websites and stories in SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

60 60 NTNU, May 2011 R&D and SCIENCE COMMUNICATION The NTNU Museum of Natural History and Archaeology - A university museum that conducts research, resource management and science communication in natural and cultural history - Scientific collections of national and international importance in natural and cultural history - Two botanical gardens - More than visitors annually - Celebrated "Trondheim - City of knowledge 250 years" and “NTNU 100 years” all through 2010, with a large anniversary exhibit and free admittance

61 61 NTNU, May 2011 Trondheim Science Centre Centre for hands-on experience of science NTNU is a financial contributor More than visitors annually 200 interactive exhibits Teaching materials as books and models Travelling exhibitions and school extensions Lectures and courses for teachers –Experimental club –Planetarium –Newton Energy Room –Robot laboratory –Inventor’s workshop –Camera Obscura SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

62 62 NTNU, May 2011 GEMINI science magazine Co-produced by NTNU and SINTEF NTNU’s largest science communication effort Six issues per year (4 in Norwegian, 2 in English) Circulation: approx (English); approx (Norwegian) Free subscription Most cited science magazine in Norway Winner of several first prizes as best corporate magazine SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

63 63 NTNU, May 2011 Faculties Organization FACTS Board Architecture and Fine Art Rector Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Eng. Engineering Science and Technology Medicine Director Organization and Information Director Finance and Property Innovation and External Relations Prorectors Research and Innovation Education and Quality of Learning Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Social Sciences and Technology Management

64 64 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU organization

65 65 NTNU, May 2011 The Board – NTNU’s ruling body Marit Arnstad (Chair) Karin Röding (external) Ådne Cappelen (external) Morten Loktu (external) Bjarne Foss (academic staff) Anne K. Børresen (academic staff) Helge Holden (academic staff) Kristin Dæhli (techn. adm. staff) Alexander Olsen (acad./res.staff without tenure) Marianne Årvik (student) Jone Rivrud Rygg (student) Torbjørn Digernes (Rector) FACTS

66 66 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU’s vision: Knowledge for a better world Set standards for knowledge development Create value: Economic, cultural and social Use NTNU’s main scientific profile in technology and the natural sciences, scientific breadth and interdisciplinary competence to meet the challenges Norway and the world are facing STRATEGY From NTNU’s strategic document.

67 67 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU’s values Creative Constructive Critical Respectful and caring STRATEGY

68 68 NTNU, May 2011 NTNU’s mission in society In general Carry out R&D; offer education based on own research; disseminate knowledge; be a cultural force; contribute to innovation. In particular Develop the technological basis for future society. For democracy and solidarity Participate in public debate; engage in finding solutions to global challenges; promote human rights and intercultural dialogue. STRATEGY From NTNU’s strategic document.

69 69 NTNU, May 2011 Main objectives Activities at an international level, with several research groups of international top-class. First-class laboratories and infrastructure. Attract the best students and staff. Students and employees who are proud of being connected with NTNU. STRATEGY

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