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

BALANCE

In BALANCE we will increase the basic understanding of how nutrients in the feed, in combination with genetic background, affect the occurrence of metabolically induced health and quality problems …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Bente Ruyter

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

CtrlAQUA

CtrlAQUA is a Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI) that will lay the foundation for the development of closed-containment concepts of the future.

1. April 2015 – 31. March 2023

Researchers: Kasper Thøring Juul-Dam, Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

Digital Food Quality

Digital Food Quality (short named DigiFoods) is a centre for research-based innovation (SFI) with the purpose of developing smart sensor solutions for food quality assessment.

1. November 2020 – 31. October 2028

Researchers: Jens Petter Wold, Stine Thøring Juul-Dam

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

EcoSorb

In the EcoSorb project, a novel and more environmentally friendly liquid absorber pad for fresh food products is developed.

1. June 2016 – 30. September 2020

Researcher: Julie Nilsen-Nygaard

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

EthiCatch

During this project, we will be identifying how the use of various types of commercial fishing gear affect the physiology and mortality of cod and thus their welfare and quality. We will also …

1. January 2020 – 20. December 2022

Researchers: Silje Kristoffersen, Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

FoodProFuture

FoodProFuture aims to develop the necessary knowledge platform for optimal production and utilization of Norwegian plant resources into tasty, healthy and attractive plant-based food products …

1. March 2017 – 28. April 2021

Researcher: Svein Halvor Knutsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

GrowPro

We aim to produce tomorrow's food in a smart, sustainable and innovative manner using bioreactors instead of traditional livestock. This is a completely new way of producing food using biotechnology, …

1. April 2018 – 31. March 2021

Researcher: Sissel Rønning

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

H2Salar

In H2Salar the scientists aim to create knowledge and advance our understanding of the risks and impacts of H2S to the physiology of Atlantic salmon in RAS.

1. April 2020 – 31. March 2024

Researcher: Carlo C. Lazado

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Innotørk

Through better drying methods and good knowledge dissemination, research will contribute to more new and nutritious dried food products.

1. February 2019 – 1. February 2022

Researcher: Jan Thomas Rosnes

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

iNOBox

Teaming up with key industry and market players, iNOBox main goal is to integrate in the Norwegian food industry more efficient, profitable and sustainable processing, securing the supply of …

1. April 2018 – 31. March 2022

Researcher: Estefanía Noriega Fernández

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

MycoSafeBread

Primary objective in MycoSafeBread is to optimize bread products tailored for young children, with an absolute minimum of the mycotoxin DON.

1. July 2020 – 30. June 2023

Researcher: Ida Rud

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

PathoSeq

The objective of the «PathoSeq» project is to prepare Norwegian food industry for the challenges and possibilities of using modern DNA sequencing technologies for surveillance and control of …

1. April 2019 – 31. March 2023

Researcher: Annette Fagerlund

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

PepFishing

The main goal of the project is to develope a technology that enables facilitated discovery of health promoting peptides from protein-rich industrial byproducts.

1. July 2018 – 7. September 2020

Researcher: Sileshi Gizachew Wubshet

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

Predictive

The overall aim of the project is to expand the knowledge on how the environment affects the biology of farmed fish and develop robust systems that may be used to screen and evaluate the impacts …

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Elisabeth Ytteborg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Qualidiff

Can we increase the value of salmon by emphasizing salmon quality in different ways? …

1. March 2018 – 28. February 2022

Researcher: Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

RASHealth

A major technological shift in a 344 million annual production of Atlantic salmon smolt is occurring in Norway.

15. January 2020 – 15. February 2023

Researcher: Vasco Mota

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

SnowMap

Snow crab is a relatively new species for the Norwegian seafood industry. The aim of this project has been to contribute towards a sustainable crab fishery in the future and to make the best …

18. April 2017 – 1. September 2020

Researchers: Ragnhild Dragøy, Gøril Voldnes

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

The Norwegian Seaweed Biorefinery Platform

The main goal of the platform will be to serve as a hub for research, knowledge, methodology and stakeholders for development of economically and environmentally sustainable biorefinery processes.

1. May 2019 – 30. April 2024

Researcher: Svein Halvor Knutsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway