Infrastructure, Materials, Structural Engineering

Infrastructure, Materials, Structural Engineering

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Two of Norut Narvik’s scientists have recently presented their Doctoral dissertations on degradation of concrete constructions.

It looks like a maritime cluster will be established in the north after 60 participants from the maritime industry gathered in Narvik on September 15.

Norut Narvik is participating in a new Nordic research project with the objective of developing energy efficient buildings for cold climate.

How can North Norwegian companies get major construction contracts in the north? They are concentrating on collaboration, competence and Arctic technology.

Narvik's research community has considerable experience in cold climate research. Norut Narvik and Narvik University College are now establishing a joint centre.

A quarter of the world's undiscovered petroleum resources can be located in the Arctic, which provides good reason to specialise in Arctic Technology.

A centre for cold climate research in Narvik is closer to becoming a reality with the decision that NOK 5.4 million will be spent over the next two years.

Product development covers all activities between idea and production. Modern computing technology makes it possible to develop virtual prototypes where the products can be visualised and their strength calculated, allowing optimisation and testing before the physical prototypes are produced. This results in reductions in development time and costs.

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