Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)



NTNU) is a university has its headquarters in Trondheim and campuses in Ålesund and Gjøvik. NTNU’s main profile is in science and technology, offering a variety of programmes of professional study, and great academic breadth that also includes the humanities, social sciences, economics, medicine, health sciences, educational science, architecture, entrepreneurship, art disciplines and artistic activities. NTNU has eight faculties, the University Museum and University Library, more than 40,000 students and 7,100 employees. NTNU is committed to innovative education, especially increased use of learning methods with active student involvement and digitization. NTNU has four strategic areas of research in 2014–2023: sustainability, energy, oceans, and health. The university is also the host or partner for 35 large research centres. Some 9% of NTNU’s students are international and we have a wide international network. NTNU has offices in Japan and Brussels (together with the University of Bergen and SINTEF).

NTNU participates in the project through the Department of Information Security and Communication Technology (IIK), which hosts the Centre for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS). CCIS is a partner-based centre with 25 participating institutions, including governmental departments and law enforcement agencies, national infrastructure operators in the public and private sectors and security industry business. IIK and CCIS share research and training resources and several research groups, including the Critical Infrastructures Security and Resilience Group. IIK also leads the National Research School on Information Security (COINS), which has a current roster of 50 PhD students.

The NTNU team provides its expertise in cybersecurity, education and security awareness to the project. NTNU contributes in areas related to open tools and infrastructure for certification and validation, as well as activities related to dissemination and spreading of excellence and policy recommendations. NTNU also participates in common framework design as well as the roadmap for maritime transport industrial challenge.