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.

 

 

CMSEdit

Identify and validate candidate genes for CMS resistance in Atlantic salmon through state-of-the-art gene editing.

1. March 2019 – 28. February 2023

Researcher: Binyam Sime Dagnachew

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. With greater control of the production …

1. April 2015 – 31. March 2023

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

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

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

Fishery at 78°

The project aims to prepare Longyearbyen on Svalbard, as the world’s northernmost town, to become a food destination with culinary experiences amongst others based on red king crab and snow crab.

1. April 2021 – 31. December 2023

Researcher: Grete Lorentzen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

FruktKlima

In the project, competence transfer to the fruit packinghouses is central in order to be able to utilize and implement the results for optimized packinghouse management and control.

1. October 2020 – 30. September 2024

Researcher: Hanne Larsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Green technology for plant-based food

A primary goal in “GreenPlantFood” is to contribute to restructuring the farm to fork food systems in Norway towards a more sustainable and “green” value chain.

1. April 2021 – 31. March 2025

Researcher: Svein Halvor Knutsen

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

iFOODnet

The project iFOODnet (Towards a Norway - Japan Innovative Research & Training Network Driving Next-Generation Food Systems) will develop world-class research and education in Norway upon long-term …

1. February 2021 – 31. January 2024

Researcher: Izumi Sone

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: Tone Mari Rode

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

JustFish

The project aims at discussing measures for improving the Norwegian fisheries resource control system and reduce the extent of illegal activities.

1. February 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

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

Nano Functional Packaging

The project aims to provide novel solutions for these two major societal challenges; plastic waste (from food packaging) and food waste.

1. July 2020 – 30. June 2024

Researcher: Jawad Sarfraz

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

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

SeaValue

In this project, we will look into several aspects of Norwegian seaweed production, from harvesting and sorting to conservation and product development.

1. May 2019 – 30. April 2022

Researcher: Izumi Sone

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway