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

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4 4 NTNU key figures (2009) 53 departments in 7 faculties NTNU Library Museum of Natural History and Archaeology student applications with NTNU as first choice registered students, 6300 admitted in degrees awarded 259 doctoral degrees awarded (36 % women) person-years employed in education and research; 563 full professors Budget: EUR 590 mill m 2 owned and rented premises FACTS

5 5 NTNU, April 2010 Sources of revenue (EUR million) FACTS

6 6 NTNU, April 2010 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, April 2010 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 cityCelebration of Trondheim’s 250 years as an academic city FACTS

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11 11 NTNU, April 2010 Research – a core activity NTNU’s fundamental strengths: Technology and the natural sciences Broad academic base Interdisciplinary collaboration R & D

12 12 NTNU, April 2010 Research – I 259 doctoral degrees awarded in 2009 More than 2000 research projects 62 EU projects from 2002– projects in the EU’s 7th Framework Programmes More than 300 cooperative agreements with universities globally R & D

13 13 NTNU, April 2010 Research – II 26 % of the academic staff are international (2008) 34 % of PhD candidates are international (2008) NTNU has joined the ”European Charter for Researchers” and ”Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers” R & D

14 14 NTNU, April 2010 PhD programmes at NTNU 2235 PhD candidates in NTNU’s graduate school (2009) 44 doctoral programmes Graduate schools where NTNU is the responsible coordinator: - Educational Governance - 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, April 2010 Cooperation with SINTEF is one of Europe’s largest independent research organizations Gross operating revenue: NOK 2.754m in staff from 60 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, April 2010 Strategic focus R & D Six thematic strategic areas Hosting: Three Centres of Excellence Three Centres of Research-based Innovation Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research Interdisciplinary research activities

17 17 NTNU, April 2010 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, April 2010 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 StatoilHydro Cooperation with Japanese universities in Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy NTNU ranked No.1 in Engineering Education for Sustainability in Europe

19 19 NTNU, April 2010 Globalization Three focus areas: Global Production and Communication War, Conflict and Migration Intercultural Dynamics: Communication, Responsibility and Development R & D

20 20 NTNU, April 2010 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 Duration: 2003–2013 Budget: EUR 11 million annually Funded by the Research Council of Norway, NTNU and industry Nationally selected research groups at NTNU of high international standard that are governed by uniform management principles. R & D

21 21 NTNU, April 2010 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

22 22 NTNU, April 2010 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

23 23 NTNU, April 2010 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.

24 24 NTNU, April 2010 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

25 25 NTNU, April 2010 Medical Imaging (MILab) EUR 30 million for 2007–2014 Partners: –R&D: St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital and SINTEF –Industry: GE Vingmed Ultrasound; FAST; Medistim; Sonowand; Nordic Neurolab; 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

26 26 NTNU, April 2010 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

27 27 NTNU, April 2010 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.

28 28 NTNU, April 2010 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

29 29 NTNU, April 2010 Strategic focus Interdisciplinary research Gas Technology Research & Education Nanotechnology – NTNU Nanolab The Nord-Trøndelag County Health Study (HUNT) Functional Genome Research (FUGE) Industrial Ecology (IndEcol) R & D

30 30 NTNU, April 2010 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

31 31 NTNU, April 2010 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

32 32 NTNU, April 2010 Laboratories – examples R & D Daylight Laboratory 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

33 33 NTNU, April 2010 SINTEF/NTNU laboratories – Tyholt FAKTAR & D Hydrodynamic/marine technology labs (Towing Tank and Ocean Basin Laboratory)

34 34 NTNU, April 2010 Academic output from NTNU in 2009 Scientific papers and review articles2 266 Scientific presentations3 955 Books238 Reports and theses643 Book chapters/reports1 116 Artistic productions and art and museum exhibitions 141 Products37 R & D

35 35 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU, May 2008 EDUCATION

36 36 NTNU, April 2010 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 1 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, EDUCATION 15

37 37 NTNU, April 2010 Education – primary student applicants new students admitted registered students degrees awarded 259 doctoral degrees awarded 150 programmes of study 30 international master’s programmes courses EDUCATION

38 38 NTNU, April 2010 Ten areas of study Architecture Technology Humanities Science Social Sciences Medicine Psychology Fine Art Music Practical-pedagogical Education EDUCATION

39 39 NTNU, April 2010 Degree structure (years of study) EDUCATION Humanities Fine Art Science Social Sciences Technology Architecture Medicine Clinical Psychology Music Teacher education

40 40 NTNU, April 2010 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

41 41 NTNU, April 2010 Degrees awarded in 2009 Lower degreesHigher degrees Technology [not offered] 1146 Social Sciences Humanities Science88117 Architecture [not offered] 75 Medicine [not offered] 141 Psychology [not offered] 53 Fine Art1310 Performing Music3212 Teacher Training Diploma197 [not offered] TOTAL EDUCATION

42 42 NTNU, April 2010 Internationalization – studies (2009) EDUCATION 36 international (English) master’s programmes 4 master’s programmes under Erasmus Mundus 5 NOMA programmes 706 NTNU students studied abroad 967 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)

43 43 NTNU, April 2010 Nordic Five Tech – a strategic alliance EDUCATION

44 44 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU Centre for Continuing and Professional Development (2009) EDUCATION Organizes NTNU’s further and continuing education 7363 participants in further and continuing education 5621 participants at conferences 180 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

45 45 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU Library 11 library units 2.8 million books and periodicals photographs, maps, music scores electronic books, electronic periodicals 166 databases (47 reference, 74 full text and 45 others) Access to 1200 international reference databases 130 staff Budget: NOK 151 million R & D and EDUCATION

46 46 NTNU, April 2010 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

47 47 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU Alumni For NTNU students and graduates Contact with the community at large, business and industry Goal: Networking and knowledge sharing members (March 2010) 268 participating network groups

48 48 NTNU, April 2010 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

49 49 NTNU, April 2010 Innovation – I INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Gløshaugen Innovation Centre (21 companies in-house, April 2010) 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 – a student-run organization for innovation Cooperation agreements with industry Events

50 50 NTNU, April 2010 Innovation – II INNOVATION & INDUSTRY Results business ideas 39 patents registered 4 spin-off companies formed 10 licence contracts

51 51 NTNU, April 2010 Intellectual Property (IP) – Results Over 5 years (2005 – 2009): 600 ideas/disclosures +100 student ideas = 46 commercial deals 233 patent applications filed 20 licence agreements sold 26 spin-off companies formed The spin-off companies have attracted more than €40 mill. in external funding. INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

52 52 NTNU, April 2010 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

53 53 NTNU, April 2010 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

54 54 NTNU, April 2010 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 21 companies (April 2010)

55 55 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU and industry – I Approx. 700 major research projects in cooperation with industry, public sector and various funds EUR 22 mill. to NTNU from industry in Many of NTNU’s 42 adjunct professors are directly connected to industry Extensive offers in continuing and professional development, such as the annual industrial seminars in January NTNU has education and research agreements with: Telenor Aker Jotun AS Statoil Shell Total Rolls Royce Det norske Veritas Elkem INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

56 56 NTNU, April 2010 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 270 alumni groups UTSPRING – provides access for local industry to NTNU and SINTEF INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

57 57 NTNU, April 2010 Norwegian Centres of Expertise (NCE) NTNU participates in six centres: NCE Maritime, Møre NCE Microsystems, Vestfold NCE Systems Engineering, Kongsberg NCE Subsea, Hordaland NCE Raufoss NCE Instrumentation, mid-Norway INNOVATION & INDUSTRY

58 58 NTNU, April 2010 SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

59 59 NTNU, April 2010 Science communication (2009) 100 events for the general public 120 art productions/performances/presentations 280 popular scientific articles 900 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 that mention NTNU Popular periodicals published by NTNU: Gemini and Spor Websites universitetsavisa.no and stories in forskning.no SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

60 60 NTNU, April 2010 R&D and SCIENCE COMMUNICATION The Museum of Natural History and Archaeology at NTNU - 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 - Celebrates "Trondheim - City of knowledge 250 years" and “NTNU 100 years” all through 2010, with a large anniversary exhibit and free admittance

61 61 NTNU, April 2010 Trondheim Science Centre Centre for hands-on experience of science NTNU is a financial contributor visitors annually 200 interactive exhibits Teaching materials as books and models Travelling exhibitions Lectures and courses for teachers –Newton room –Experimental club –Robot laboratory –Inventor’s workshop –Geology workshop SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

62 62 NTNU, April 2010 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 Free subscription Most cited science magazine in Norway Winner of several first prizes as best corporate magazine SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

63 63 NTNU, April 2010 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, April 2010 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

65 65 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU’s vision NTNU’s goal is to be an academic leader that safeguards and develops Norway’s technological expertise. With its strong disciplinary standing and broad academic scope, NTNU will contribute to greater understanding of the interactions between culture, society, nature and technology. OBJECTIVES From NTNU’s strategic document “Constructive, Creative and Critical”

66 66 NTNU, April 2010 Main strategies NTNU will develop its technological and scientific profile. NTNU will be a broadly based, modern university with focus on interdisciplinary development. NTNU will develop its role as an institution for education and research in an active dialogue with society, culture and industry. NTNU will be an attractive and stimulating environment for students and staff. OBJECTIVES From NTNU’s strategic document “Constructive, Creative and Critical”

67 67 NTNU, April 2010 Main objectives Develop and disseminate knowledge by maintaining, creating and spreading knowledge in interaction with society at large. Develop our graduates’ expertise by providing high quality research-based education that has relevance for both the individual and society at large. Contribute to society at large by creating value and better living standards – regionally, nationally and globally OBJECTIVES From NTNU’s strategic document “NTNU2020 – Internationally Outstanding”

68 68 NTNU, April 2010 NTNU in 2020 – Internationally Outstanding International leader in our selected strategic research areas Among the ten leading technological and scientific universities in Europe Among the top 1 % of universities in the world with broad academic scope OBJECTIVES From NTNU’s strategic document “NTNU2020 – Internationally Outstanding”

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