Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) is an independent research foundation located in Norway at Kjeller and in Halden. IFE is in the forefront of several fields within international energy research, safety, environmental-, petroleum- and nuclear technology. IFE develops new technological solutions for the industry and public sector in more than 30 countries. IFE's Isotope Laboratories have an extensive activity in the field of nuclear medicine and development of new radiopharmaceuticals. IFE is also the host of the International OECD Halden Reactor Project.
IFE was founded in 1948, and is today an independent foundation. The annual turnover is approximately NOK 1 billion, and IFE has about 600 employees. IFE’s vision is to be an internationally leading energy research institute.
IFE’s main tasks:
IFE’s research aims at contributing to the advancement of Norwegian technological expertise. IFE is the Norwegian centre of expertise on nuclear technology.
The Halden Reactor Project, administered by IFE, is an international research cooperation on reactor safety.
IFE also cooperates with “Lillestrøm Centre of Expertise” (Kunnskapsbyen Lillestrøm). The Centre has sprung out from the large number of technology- and science institutions at Kjeller, and is an interest organisation for knowledge enterprises in the region Nedre Romerike. More information at www.kunnskapsbyen.no