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 2019

Researcher: Bente Ruyter

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Biofresh

The project aims at producing fresh, healthy greenhouse vegetables of high quality in Norway all year round without using fossil fuels and chemical pesticides and without producing waste.

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Jorunn Sofie Hansen

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

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

FAIRCoast

The FAIRCoast project aims to facilitate more integrated governance of the coastal zone in Norway.

1. January 2019 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

FeedMod

Fish health and growth are affected by gastrointestinal processes. This includes feed intake regulation, digestion and absorption of nutrients, barrier function and gut microbiota.

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Andre Sture Bogevik

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

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

Matlyst

The project aims at developing innovative products and solutions to make it easier for elderly people to achieve a healthy diet.

1. April 2017 – 31. March 2020

Researchers: Øydis Ueland, Ida Synnøve Bårvåg Grini

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

NewPolySea

2. January 2017 – 27. December 2019

Researcher: Ragnhild Dragøy Whitaker

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

VegMeatCRC

The project investigates the association between consumption of processed meat (sausage) and colorectal cancer (CRC).

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researchers: Bente Kirkhus, Ida Synnøve Bårvåg Grini

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Wildberries

The aim of WILDBERRIES is to increase predictability and value creation of Norwegian wild berries.

1. January 2019 – 31. December 2022

Researchers: Kjersti Aaby, Mathias Rudolf Amundsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway