The Project

PROMOVAX Partnership

The SINTEF Foundation, Norway

SINTEF Technology and Society is an international top-level expertise in technology, medicine and the social sciences. The department of Health Services Research is one of 9 departements in this SINTEF unit.

The SINTEF Group comprises the SINTEF Foundation, plus four limited companies and SINTEF Holding. We are a competitive research group with significant potential to make a positive contribution to the development of society at regional, national and international level. Our aim is to become the most renowned research institution in Europe. SINTEF is a non-commercial organisation. The profits of our contract research projects are invested in new research, scientific equipment and competence development.

Our health-related research focuses on medical technology, health services, preventive healthcare and global health issues. In collaboration with research groups both in SINTEF and elsewhere we generate new knowledge that will improve both health and the quality of life.


• To create value through knowledge generation, research and innovation
- to develop technological solutions that are brought into practical use
- to act as an R & D partner for industry and the public sector
- to develop new industrial companies

• Sustainable development

• Develop and operate research laboratories

• Offer premises for social debate and policy design

Special nature

• We are a multidisciplinary research group with an internationally high level of expertise in a number of chosen areas.

• We collaborate closely with universities, the authorities and industry.

• We have the ability to perceive potential, and to develop and create successful products and services for our clients and partners.

• We successfully unite research and commercial cultures.

• We accept our responsibility vis-à-vis society and maintain a high ethical standard throughout our range of activities.

Contact details:
Marian Ådnanes
Abels gate 5, 7465 Trondheim, Norway
Τel.: +47 91579269, Fax: +47 93270800

The PROMOVAX Project has received funding from the European Union / DG Health and Consumer Protection.
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