For the first time, a major European research infrastructure project is being led by a country from outside the EU. Trondheim has now become the EU capital of carbon management research, and we have no qualms about emitting just a few grammes of sparkling CO2 in celebration. Starting in June 2017, more than 50 laboratories in five European countries will be coordinated from Trondheim.
Drying as preservation method can be used on everything from fruits or berries to medical powders and to pet food. At NTNU we have designed and built a single stage heat pump dryer with carbon dioxide that is more efficient and more environmentally friendly than any other dryer. I work