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.




Romanian and Norwegian scientists join forces to develop new innovative food packaging biomaterials with antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2017

Researcher: Morten Sivertsvik


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

Children and taste

There is a large potential for a better health in the population by improving diet and dietary behavior. It's particularly important to facilitate a healthy and varied diet for children and teenagers.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2017

Researchers: Valérie Lengard Almli, Paula A.Tomasco Varela, Frida Felicia Vennerød


Climate changes are happening right now and they are threatening sustainable growth in aquaculture and fisheries worldwide. ClimeFish wants to draw the focus to the necessity of change, both …

1. April 2016 – 31. March 2020

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Coastal planning practices

The aim of the project is to map and identify criteria that affects the duration and quality of coastal zone planning processes.

17. January 2017 – 12. May 2017

Researchers: Patrick Berg Sørdahl, Ann-Magnhild Solås
Commissioner: Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation


Reducing food waste is high on national and European political agendas. COSUS contributes by targeting the consumer with strategies that will encourage consumers to accept suboptimal foods.

1. June 2014 – 31. May 2017

Researcher: Valérie Lengard Almli