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.

 

 

ACCESS

How does climate changes impact Arctic fisheries and aquaculture?

1. March 2011 – 28. February 2015

Researcher: John Roald Isaksen

Commissioner: EU - FP7

ActiBioSafe

Romanian and Norwegian scientists join forces to develop new innovative food packaging biomaterials with antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2017

Researcher: Morten Sivertsvik

Commissioner: EEA Grants

Aquaculture Management 2030

A new research project will investigate and analyse relevant management models for aquaculture in the future.

15. November 2017 – 30. June 2020

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

AQUAEXCEL

AQUAEXCEL will provide the European research community with a platform of top class infrastructures efficiently offering tools to cope with the complex challenges the aquaculture is facing. Nofima's …

1. March 2011 – 28. February 2015

Commissioner: EU - FP7

AQUAEXCEL2020

The overall aim with AQUAEXCEL2020 is to integrate the most successful research facilities within aquaculture in Europe. The project shall provide access to easily accessible high quality infrastructures, …

1. October 2015 – 30. September 2020

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Arctic food

The aim of the “Arctic food” project has been to assess the potential for increased production and value creation of food produced in the Arctic areas of Norway.

1. August 2015 – 30. November 2019

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Nordic Council of Ministers

Authent-Net

The goal is to facilitate sustainable cooperation between national and international research funding bodies in the area of food authenticity, to improve the competitiveness of the food supply …

1. April 2016 – 31. March 2018

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

BACCHUS

The main objective of the BACCHUS project is to develop tools and resources that will facilitate the generation of robust and exploitable scientific evidence that can be used to support claims …

1. October 2012 – 31. December 2016

Researcher: Kjersti Aaby

Commissioner: EU - FP7

Biofresh

The project aimed 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

Blueshell

The overall aim of BlueShell is to explore different aspects of bioactivity in fermented/hydrolysed shellfish by-products which can serve as a basis for new high-value products.

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Runar Gjerp Solstad

Commissioner: EU - ERA-Net Cofund

CabbageTaste

The consumption of vegetables has increased over the last years, but the sales of cruciferous vegetables (Brassica, cabbages) has been stagnant. Increased awareness of taste can increase sale of cabba

1. January 2016 – 30. April 2020

Researcher: Grethe Iren Andersen Borge

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM)

CATCH

CATCH is a visionary project where the objective is to “catch” the maximal sustainable value of wild Atlantic cod based on live storage.

1. April 2014 – 31. October 2018

Researcher: Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Children and taste

There is a large potential for a better health in the population by improving diet and dietary behavior. It's particularly important to facilitate a healthy and varied diet for children and teenagers.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2017

Researchers: Paula Varela-Tomasco, Valérie Lengard Almli

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

ClimeFish

Climate changes are happening right now and they are threatening sustainable growth in aquaculture and fisheries worldwide. ClimeFish wants to draw the focus to the necessity of change, both …

1. April 2016 – 31. March 2020

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Clipfish to Angola

The project will recommend market strategies for Norwegian bacalhau in Angola.

1. December 2014 – 1. May 2015

Researcher: Ingelinn Eskildsen Pleym

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Clipfish to Brazil

In this project we will study market changes and potential for Norwegian bacalhau in Brazil.

1. January 2014 – 1. June 2015

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Clippfish markets

The current focus is on the future competitive situation for Norwegian clipfish. Are the competitive advantages for the Norwegian industry eroding? If so, why?

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2016

Researcher: Ingelinn Eskildsen Pleym

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Coastal planning practices

The aim of the project is to map and identify criteria that affects the duration and quality of coastal zone planning processes.

17. January 2017 – 12. May 2017

Researchers: Patrick Berg Sørdahl, Ann-Magnhild Solås

Commissioner: Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation