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Do you have a research result that cries out to be taken further? Are you unsure how good your idea is, or what the result can be used for and lacking money to check it out?

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The construction industry is one of the climate evils. Today, it accounts for 40 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and 40 percent of energy consumption.

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Extracting large objects


Experiences from the Department of Gastric Surgery at St. Olav’s Hospital led surgeons Ystgaard, Storli and Rekstad to develop a new instrument that makes it easier to extract knives, forks and other large objects patients have swallowed.

Removing large objects from the stomach is no easy feat. Instruments available today are not well-suited, and it can take a long time to get the foreign body out.

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A small boat is quietly flitting around Trondheim’s harbour basin. The world’s first self-driving bike and passenger ferry is currently being tested.

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Want to teach the world to speak

Sounds Good is now Capeesh and takes aim to become the preferred digital language learning tool, tailored to its users’ unique needs. In 2015, we wrote about two language researchers at NTNU, Professor Jacques Koreman and Associate Professor Olaf Husby, who used a database (CALST) as the starting point for a digital tool designed to help users improve their listening and pronunciation proficiency based on the user’s native language. 

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A journey with Blueye

When she was a little girl, Christine Spiten used to stick her head under water to explore all the fantastic life she found down there. At an early age, she dreamed of giving people “eyes” under water. And now she has, with her team in Blueye Robotics!  With Blueye, an underwater drone, the ocean becomes more accessible to us. She developed the drone with, among others, CEO and co-founder Erik Dyrkoren and Professor Martin Ludvigsen, in close collaboration with NTNU’s automation communities.

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