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

Projects

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 sustainability indicators

A web portal with indicators on the sustainability of Norwegian aquaculture has been developed.

15. May 2016 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Eirik Mikkelsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

CrispResist

Do Pacific salmon species carry a secret they could share with Atlantic salmon? What is it in the genes that make these relatives of Atlantic salmon less susceptible to lice? Researchers will …

1. January 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researcher: Nicholas Andrew Robinson

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Economic and environmental consequences of catch regulations

How do catch regulations affect catch efficiency, quality and fuel consumption? And how should the authorities avoid goal conflicts when more and more goals are to be achieved through catch regulation

1. December 2019 – 31. January 2021

Researcher: Bent Magne Dreyer

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

OptiSalm

The salmon industry aims for producing smoked salmon with reduced levels of salt (NaCl).

1. January 2020 – 30. June 2021

Researcher: Even Heir

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

PERAGILL

This project will explore an alternative strategy to treat amoebic gill disease (AGD), a serious problem in Atlantic salmon aquaculture.

15. January 2018 – 15. January 2021

Researcher: Carlo C. Lazado

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Ripple effect analysis of the Norwegian seafood 2020-2022

Ripple effect analysis of the Norwegian seafood sector based on public and private data input.

16. March 2020 – 30. September 2022

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF