11. January 2019
Macro algae is one of the world’s largest renewable biomasses. It’s potential for creating values is underutilized in the Nordic countries. Sustainability is a key concept for Nofima and therefore macro algae is one of the strategic focus areas. In recent years, the strategic focus has been on cultivation, processing and extraction, especially from sugar […]
19. December 2018
Each year around 35,000 tonnes of chicken frames and 72,000 tonnes of cod heads are produced as a result from Norwegian food processing. These by-products contain many valuable components that should be better utilised. Through the Notably project, researchers plan to make this happen.
5. December 2018
The challenges sea lice pose to the salmon industry have been in recent headlines. Can a diet based on microalgae play a role in solving these problems?
8. November 2018
Does stating on the package that the product is eco-friendly help to promote sales? Project Blueshell is testing how products containing residual raw materials such as seafood shells can most easily be introduced into the market.
8. October 2018
The overall aim of BlueShell is to explore different aspects of bioactivity in fermented/hydrolysed shellfish by-products which can serve as a basis for new high-value products aiding a sustainable supply of safe, health promoting foods.
19. June 2017
The Nordic Centre of Excellence for sustainable and resilient aquatic production (SUREAQUA) was established in 2017 to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration across the Nordic bioeconomy community.
30. May 2017
Research on shrimp shells carried out by Nofima more than 10 years ago can now be a commercial success. The Marealis company carried out a large-scale trial production at Nofima’s pilot factory Biotep, with very promising effects. The blood pressure lowering supplement will soon be launched in Canada.
24. January 2017
The overall goal for this project is twofold; the establishment of biovalorization processes to convert unutilized marine raw rest materials into valuable bioproducts on a pilot scale.
19. October 2016
Nofima is strengthening its investment in the bioeconomy by bringing together some of the top researchers at the institute in a multidisciplinary collaboration as part of a strategic research initiative called PepTech.
10. October 2016
To develop a sustainable biorefinery process by using synthetic microbial communities and Moving Bed Technology to transform low cost marine rest raw materials to high value compounds.