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Centres for Research Based Innovation

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 is a participant.


Center for innovative ultrasound solutions for health care, maritime, and oil & gas industries (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 is a participant.


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 is a participant.


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 is a participant.


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 is a participant.


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 is the host.