About Future Materials

We believe successful production and development of future materials comes through the enhancement of existing products and processes. Hence production of advanced products requires fundamental understanding of the materials’ composition and properties. Future Materials excel at the development of new materials. And we aim to get even better!

Future Materials is a national development and testing center for materials of the future. The Center aims to bridge the gap between the initial idea phase and pilot scale production in a way that makes it easier to materialize.

The global demand for advanced materials based on micro- and nano particles is growing at a rapid rate and the competition to reach the market is increasing.

Consequently, the industry worldwide needs to produce materials that satisfies demands of both customer and market. Through the enhancement of material properties, a product can be better utilized and reused in a circular perspective.

We offer test facilities, competence and network to address these issues and develop sustainable advanced materials to your company’s existing and future product generations. At our facilities you will be able to develop, test and verify your products on an industrial scale. The material is at the center and together we find the solutions of the future, be it plastic, composites, metals or other materials.

Behind this Catapult Center stands

Advisory board:

  • Christian Rosenkilde, Hydro Aluminium AS
  • Kjetil Larsen, Norner AS
  • Knut Mørk, ReSiTec AS
  • Lars Petter Maltby, EYDE-Klyngen
  • Max Trandem, Stena Recycling AS
  • Petter Helgesen, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
  • Pål Runde, Fiven Norge AS
  • Gaute Moldestad (observatør), SIVA
  • Aslaug Hagestad Nag, Future Materials

About Norwegian Catapult

The Norwegian Catapult Program is a governmental scheme designed to assist the establishment and development of catapult centers, with the purpose of accelerating the process from concept to market launch of the product.

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