Norut develops technologies adapted to meet challenges in the Arctic climate. Drift ice, icing, pressure ridges and winter storms make strict demands on off-shore constructions. Several industrial operations in northern and Arctic areas demand new thinking on the use of materials, surveillance, emergency response and security. Norut’s unmanned aircraft systems are utilized in an increasing number of areas. The combination of extreme track force in a steep landscape with high precipitation is being tested by the Ofoten Line. We engage in research on Arctic technology because the action is occurring in the north.
Norut and SINTEF have gazed into the future and on September 8 they will present scenarios for industrial development in the north 20 years into the future.
The Research Initiative for Northern Norway is becoming a great research initiative for Norut. Norut is participating in all five major initiatives for the next five years.
The snow satellite CoReH2O is competing to be the European Space Agency's next Earth Explorer satellite. Norut Tromsø has been involved in the satellite's design.
Norut's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is back in the air to map the ice around the South Pole.
Narvik's research community has considerable experience in cold climate research. Norut Narvik and Narvik University College are now establishing a joint centre.
A fresh report by Norut Alta-Áltá draws attention to the major energy challenges in Finnmark and the need for new gridlines.
Norut Alta has prepared an impact assessment report about the impact that development of the Goliat oil field in the Barents Sea may have on Saami conditions in the region.
A quarter of the world's undiscovered petroleum resources can be located in the Arctic, which provides good reason to specialise in Arctic Technology.