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Centres for Research Based Innovation

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The Norwegian Reseach Council's Centres for Research Based Innovation (SFI) initiative aims to build up and strengthen Norwegian research groups that work in close collaboration with partners from innovative industry and innovative public enterprises.

Big Insight

Big Insight - Statistics for the knowledge economy - develops new statistical methods and tools, for handling and compiling large and complex data sets for the private and public sectors.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2015–2023

CIUS

Center for innovative ultrasound solutions (CIUS) will establish a world-leading center for research and innovation in ultrasound-based imaging for use in three different sectors: health, maritime, oil and gas.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2015–2023

C3

Centre for Connected Care (C3) establishes new innovative service models in the health care sector. The user is involved and given influence and responsibility for own health.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2015–2023

CCI

Center for Cardiological Innovation (CCI) develops new diagnostic methods to detect heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases. The center will develop the next generation of ultrasound-based methodology.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2020–2028

CENSSS

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Centre for Space Sensors and Systems (CENSSS) addresses science and technology challenges and business opportunities within New-Space satellites for Earth Observation and within Space Exploration “to the Moon and Mars".

UiO's role: host
Project duration: 2020–2028

iCSI

industrial Catalysis Science and Innovation (iCSI) increases industrial innovation, competitiveness and efficient low-emission process technology. The Center develops new materials and methods for industrial value creation and the relocation of the research front.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2015–2023

SIRIUS

Centre for Scalable Data Access (SIRIUS) develops new technologies to identify and process relevant information from the large and growing amount of digital data ("big data").

UiO's role: host
Project duration: 2015–2023

SmartForest

SmartForest will position the Norwegian forest sector at the forefront of digitalisation, yielding large efficiency gains and climate benefits in the forest industry.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2020–2028

NorwAI

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Norwegian Research Center for AI Innovation (NorwAI) works with the aim to accelerate the innovation of sustainable and trustworthy artificial intelligence solutions across Norwegian industries.

UiO's role: partner
Project period: 2020–2028

MediaFutures

MediaFutures works to generate innovation and value creation for the Norwegian news media and media technology industry through long-term research on responsible media technologies.

UiO's role: partner
Project duration: 2020–2028

SFI AutoShip

SFI AutoShip will contribute to Norwegian players taking a leading role in the development of autonomous ships for safe and sustainable operations.

UiO's role: partner
Project period: 2020–2028

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