Each of the user partners is important for the Centre’s innovation and value creation:
Partners within PUBLIC sector
The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) is a directorate under the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. NVE’s mandate is to ensure an integrated and environmentally sound management of the country's water resources, promote efficient energy markets and cost-effective energy systems and contribute to efficient energy use. The directorate plays a central role in the national flood contingency planning and for the prevention of damage caused by landslides.
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA, Statens vegvesen) is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, in addition to vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing.
Statsbygg is the Norwegian government's key advisor in construction and property affairs, building commissioner, property manager and property developer. Statsbygg provides appropriate, functional premises to public sector enterprises, as well as implementing architectural solution, governmental planning interests, preservation of heritage sites and the environment concerns according to prevailing socio-political objectives.
Trondheim kommune is the third largest municipality in Norway with 190.000 inhabitants. The municipality is responsible for physical planning and public services, and owns public properties and land. In addition it is responsible for the building and maintenance of public buildings and infrastructure in the fields of health, education, culture, sports, transport, waste management and sewerage.