Centres of Excellence
- COAST – SFU
USN heads the Centre of Excellence in Maritime Simulator Training and Assessment (COAST) . SFU COAST´s vision is to become world leading in simulator training for the maritime education. COAST has a project period from 2020-2024. The center is led by professor Salman Nazir and coordinator Inger Johanne Lurås.
- CCSE- SFU
USN is partner in SFU’en Center for Computing in Science Education (CCSE) led by the University of Oslo. The goal of CCSE is to integrate computing as a natural tool in basic educations, to make the education research near and to prepare students for an interdisciplinary workplace.
Centres for Research-based Innovation SFI
- CIUS - SFI
USN is partner in Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions (CIUS), lead by NTNU. In this SFI, academia together with the industry, are working towards developing a new advanced utrasound technology. Lars Hoff participate from USN.
- CtrlAQUA - SFI
USN is partner in Centre for Closed-containment Aquaculture (CtrlAQUA), lead by Norfirm. The main goal is to develop technological and biological innovations that will make closed systems a reliable and economically viable technology. Yngvar Berg and Frank Karlsen participate from USN.
Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research
- HydroCen - FME
USN is partner in Norwegian Research Centre for Hydropower Technology (HydroCen), lead by NTNU.
- MoZEES - FME
USN is partner in Mobility Zero Emission Energy Systems (MoZEES), lead by the Institute for Energy Technology.
- Bio4Fuels - FME
USN is partner in Norwegian Centre for Sustainable Bio-based Fuels and Energy (Bio4Fuels) by NMBU.