The research activities in SFI Manufacturing are organised in three research areas:
- Multi-Material Products and Processes – To develop the ability to optimize material choice, multi materials geometry and processes simultaneously. The work is lead by Einar Hinrichsen in SINTEF Materials and Chemistry. Read more here.
- Robust and Flexible Automation – To further develop and link novel technologies and methodologies within automation to support innovation processes and advanced work systems in the manufacturing industries. The work is lead by Lars Tore Gellein in SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing. Read more here.
- Innovative and Sustainable Organizations – To develop advanced work systems that are enabled to utilize new technology and flexible and automated processes to manufacture sustainable multi-material product solutions. The work is lead by Kjersti Øverbø Schulte in NTNU IØT. Read more here.