SINTEF Manufacturing, supports the TRICK project as a leader of Social LCA and circular business model development

Meet the team that is managing the S-LCA and circular business model development in TRICK

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SINTEF is Norway's largest independent research organization. Manufacturing is the institute at SINTEF that conducts world-class applied research within the area of sustainable manufacturing, including on topics such as:

  • Circular business models and value chain management 
  • Circular Economy and Digitalization in manufacturing
  • Digital Lean and Quality Management

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  • Flexible robotics and automation
  • Metal additive manufacturing and hybrid manufacturing
  • Production control systems

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  • Material technology 
  • Forming, machining, and joining
  • Product and process industrialization

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SINTEF Manufacturing's role in the project includes the management of the work package about business model development, and the management of the tasks concerning the development of the roadmap from linear to circular value chains, Social-Life Cycle Assessment service, and exploitation strategy. 

Apart from TRICK, SINTEF is involved in EU projects, such as Data4Zero and Quality (within digitally enhanced Zero-Defect Manufacturing), HARARE (Hydrogen-based metal recovery from waste), Lean 4.0 (digitally enhanced Lean within education), and BIMprove (climate-resilient digital transformation in the construction value chains). SINTEF Manufacturing also leads the Subgroup for Zero-defect Manufacturing for the factories of the future and is a member of the EFFRA network for Factory of the Future. 


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Maria Flavia Mogos