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The Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology has an extensive list of collaborators in the public sector as well as in the industry.


The activities at SMN constitute basic research, with innovation as the central motivation. This innovative side of the research makes SMN an attractive collaborator for the industry, both nationally and internationally. Some of these partners are:
  • Borealis
  • Equinor
  • Haldor Topsøe
  • Ineos Chlor Vinyls
  • Jara
  • Elkem Solar
  • FESIL Sunergy
  • Innotech Solar
  • NorSun
  • Prediktor
  • REC
Besides actors in the industry, SMN also has research collaborators among universities and research institutions. The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Vestfold University College (VUC/HiVE) are among the university partners, and within the institution sector we collaborate with SINTEF and Institute for Energy Technology (IFE).
Published Feb. 15, 2011 12:37 PM - Last modified May 9, 2022 5:27 PM