Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab.
Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab. Photo: Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen © Nofima


Nofima is involved at any moment in several hundred projects, from long-term industrially targeted fundamental research to short innovation projects, where the results are immediately put to use. A few of our projects are presented here. Could you benefit from Nofima’s expertise? Contact us to find out.



Aquaculture Management 2030

A new research project will investigate and analyse relevant management models for aquaculture in the future.

15. November 2017 – 30. June 2020

Researcher: Roy Robertsen
Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF


The overall aim with AQUAEXCEL2020 is to integrate the most successful research facilities within aquaculture in Europe. The project shall provide access to easily accessible high quality infrastructures, …

1. October 2015 – 30. September 2020

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark
Commissioner: EU


The goal is to facilitate sustainable cooperation between national and international research funding bodies in the area of food authenticity, to improve the competitiveness of the food supply …

1. April 2016 – 31. March 2018

Researcher: Petter Olsen


The project aims at producing fresh, healthy greenhouse vegetables of high quality in Norway all year round without using fossil fuels and chemical pesticides and without producing waste.

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Jorunn Sofie Hansen


The consumption of vegetables has increased over the last years, but the sales of cruciferous vegetables (Brassica, cabbages) has been stagnant. Increased awareness of taste can increase sale of cabba

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2019

Researchers: Grethe Iren Andersen Borge, Margrethe Hersleth


CATCH is a visionary project where the objective is to “catch” the maximal sustainable value of wild Atlantic cod based on live storage.

1. April 2014 – 31. March 2018

Researcher: Geir Sogn-Grundvåg