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Biography Wenche Aale Hægermark
My job is to help communicate Nofima’s research results to the public. I work with communication of research within various aspects of food. I develop communication strategies and I am work package leder for dissemination and communication in some projects. I have master degree in business and administration and a bachelor degree in scientific writing. My former work was as freelance journalist for several magazines, I’ve been running a publishing house and written travel books for children, worked as a marketing manager for Libro Publishing and as a product manager/project leder at Dun & Bradstreet International.
1. November 2020 – 31. October 2028
Digital Food Quality (short named DigiFoods) is a centre for research-based innovation (SFI) with the purpose of developing smart sensor solutions for food quality assessment directly in the processing lines, throughout the food value chains. The obtained food quality information will be used for optimization of both processes and value chains and make the food industry more efficient and sustainable.
1. February 2018 – 31. December 2022
Edulia responds to the urgent need of the EU society to find new ways to tackle the escalating issue of obesity, through promoting healthier eating from childhood, within the context of choice. Based on the relations between sensory perception, pleasure, food choice and food behaviour, the project will look for new approaches to drive children to like and actively choose healthy foods, developing healthier dietary habits.
1. January 2016 – 31. December 2022
With the use of modern, research-based process technology and expertise, unused or under utilized biomass of marine or terrestrial origin can be used for new, marketable products. We coordinate, develop and increase Nofima’s total expertise related to the future of sustainable protein production. Peptek is a strategic research initiative focused on sustainability, total utilization, food safety and future food security.