About us RISE Fire Research is your science partner and we offer fire technical expert services. News Employees RISE Fire Research AS is a limited company, partly owned by RISE - Research Institutes of Sweden (70 %) and SINTEF (30 %). We are located south of Trondheim, Norway, and we are Norway's fire technical competence centre. Together with our Swedish division, RISE Safety and Transport - Fire Research in Borås, we constitute one of the world's largest research organizations on fire. RISE Fire Research was founded in 1934, and for over 85 years we have worked for increased fire safety in the society.