Our Partners

The ZEN Research Centre’s partners cover the entire value chain and include representatives from municipal and regional governments, property owners, developers, consultants and architects, ICT companies, contractors, energy companies, manufacturers of materials and products and governmental organisations.
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is the host and leads the Centre together with SINTEF Community and SINTEF Energy.


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Our partners


"Sustainable neighbourhoods with zero greenhouse gas emissions"


Personnel at the ZEN Research Centre

Postal address:

The Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (FME ZEN)

NTNU, Faculty of Architecture and Design
NO-7491 Trondheim

About the Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research

The Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) scheme develops expertise and promotes innovation by supporting long-term research on environment-friendly energy and carbon capture and storage in collaborations between leading research groups and users. The centres are selected via a detailed process administered by the Research Council of Norway.