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

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

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

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

FoodMicro-Pack

The main goal of the strategic research program FoodMicro-Pack is to contribute to production and offering of safe and durable food, optimal packaging concepts and reduced food waste in the Norwegian …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Cathrine Finne Kure

Commissioner: Foundation for Research Levy on Agricultural Products (FFL)

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

Strategic initiative

InnoFood

The main objective of this research program is to contribute to increased and sustainable growth in the food industry through increased innovativeness in the food value chain.

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Antje Gonera

Commissioner: Foundation for Research Levy on Agricultural Products (FFL)

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

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

Strategic initiative

SFI Harvest

The vision of SFI Harvest: Pioneering the lower-trophic fisheries – Innovations to unlock the blue bioeconomic potential.

20. August 2020 – 31. December 2028

Researchers: Bent Magne Dreyer, Ragnhild Dragøy

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

TastyKelp

2. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Dagbjørn Skipnes

Commissioner: Nofima