At NTNU, we create knowledge for a better world and solutions that can change everyday life. NTNU has the main responsibility for higher education in technology in Norway, and it is the country’s premier institution for the education of engineers. It is also the largest university in the country with 39 000 students in Trondheim, Ålesund and Gjøvik. NTNU Oceans is one of four strategic areas of research in 2014–2023. Biotechnology, ICT and nanotechnology are NTNU’s strategic initiatives in enabling technologies during the period 2011–2020. Research forms part of the ongoing activities through a variety of projects and programmes in addition to specialized centres. NTNU hosts four Norwegian Centres of Excellence (SFF), seven Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI) and four centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME). NTNU works on research and education in partnership with about 200 universities worldwide. Priority areas are the European Union, the United States, China and Japan.
Education, research and innovation.