The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is Norway’s largest University and the primary institution for education in technology and the natural sciences. It has four strategic areas of research: Sustainability, Energy, Oceans, and Health. NTNU’s social mission is to create knowledge for a better world and deliver solutions that can change and improve everyday life.
NTNU’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (MH) social mission is to create knowledge for better health. MH’s own research priorities are Innovation, Global Health, and Health Technology. The faculty is co-located with St. Olav University Hospital with an integrated practice, which provides convenient access to patients and locations for running clinical research studies.
NTNU will contribute by leading stakeholder information and results’ dissemination and exploitation, and will drive public awareness of the Mobilise-D project and engage the community (WP7). NTNU is also a co-lead for the Mobilise-D hip-fracture cohort, and together with St. Olav University Hospital one of the three sites responsible for recruiting hip fracture patients for the clinical validation. In addition, NTNU partners contribute to WP2, WP5 and WP6.