Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab.
Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab. Photo: Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen © Nofima


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.




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


Reducing food waste is high on national and European political agendas. COSUS contributes by targeting the consumer with strategies that will encourage consumers to accept suboptimal foods.

1. June 2014 – 31. May 2017

Commissioner: EU - ERA-Net Cofund

Micro MBT

Micro MBT is a project focused on the conversion of low value biomass to products with higher value.

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2018

Researcher: Ragnhild Dragøy

Commissioner: EU - ERA-Net Cofund


We aim at the development of a sustainable food system from production to consumption, addressing the entire food supply chain for the vegetables tomato and Brassica and their derived products.

14. April 2014 – 13. April 2017

Researcher: Trond Karsten Løvdal

Commissioner: EU - ERA-Net Cofund