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.

 

 

Strategic initiative

BIO4ROBUST

In the BIO4ROBUST project, the focus is on the biology of farmed Atlantic salmon: The aim is a robust fish in a shifting aquaculture industry.

1. January 2020 – 31. December 2022

Researcher: Vasco Mota

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

Coexistence

During this project, the researchers shall gather new, multidisciplinary knowledge about how the marine industries can coexist in a good way along the coast, and develop new methodologies and …

1. January 2019 – 31. January 2021

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

DigitalAqua

How can digitalisation help us assess fish welfare? …

1. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researchers: Lars Erik Solberg, Thomas Larsson, Christopher Noble, Ingrid Måge

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

FarmWELL

The health and welfare of farmed and captured aquatic animals is becoming increasingly important for current and future aquaculture systems. We need to improve our understanding of their health …

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Jelena Kolarevic

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

Fresk

This initiative will help Nofima acquire new knowledge on how to optimally freeze, store and defrost fish.

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020

Researchers: Svein Kristian Stormo, Torstein Skåra

Commissioner: Nofima

Online seafood sales

What opportunities and challenges does e-commerce present for Norwegian seafood businesses, and what requirements apply for products sold online? …

1. January 2019 – 31. January 2021

Researcher: Ingelinn Eskildsen Pleym

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

PackTech

Packtech aims to develop next generation sustainable packaging solutions through the design of green and optimal packaging solutions that ensure high food quality and reduce the amount of plastic …

1. August 2019 – 1. August 2022

Researcher: Marit Kvalvåg Pettersen

Commissioner: Nofima

Peptek

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, …

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2022

Researchers: Ragnhild Dragøy, Nils Kristian Afseth

Commissioner: Nofima

Spectec

Over almost 40 years, Nofima has built up a strong scientific community in the field of spectroscopy - rapid and non-destructive measurements for process optimization. We possess solid expertise …

9. February 2017 – 31. December 2022

Researchers: Karsten Heia, Jens Petter Wold

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

TastyKelp

2. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Dagbjørn Skipnes

Commissioner: Nofima

VårMat (personalized food)

We want everyone to be able to eat good, healthy food – no matter what their situation.

1. January 2018 – 1. January 2021

Researchers: Guro Helgesdotter Rognså, Øydis Ueland

Commissioner: Nofima