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.

 

 

FISHBOOST

The European research project FISHBOOST will advance European aquaculture to the next level. Nofima is coordinating this FP7 project.

1. February 2014 – 31. January 2019

Researcher: Anna Kristina Sonesson

Commissioner: EU - FP7

Strategic initiative

FutureFish

The primary objective of FutureFish is to improve the robustness of salmon and lumpfish under a changing climate scenario through investigating the genetics of robustness in salmon to thermal …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Celeste Jacq

Commissioner: Nofima

Genetics for amoebic gill disease resistance in Atlantic salmon

The main objective for this project is to identify the best approach for increasing AGD-resistance in Atlantic salmon by selective breeding.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2015

Researcher: Bjarne Gjerde

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

OrAqua

The overall vision of the OrAqua project is the economic growth of the organic aquaculture sector in Europe, supported by science based regulations, organic principles and consumer confidence.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2016

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - FP7

Strategic initiative

PROGRESS

PROGRESS is a strategic internal project of the institute that aims to investigate the epigenetic programming resulting from low oxygen stress during early development and how this influences …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Erik Burgerhout

Commissioner: Nofima

QuantEscape

This project combines expertise from four central research institutions that study interactions between escaped farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from different perspectives: population …

1. January 2012 – 31. December 2015

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

QuantEscape2

The successful cooperation in QuantEscape between four leading research institutions that study interactions between escaped farmed and wild Atlantic Salmon led to a second project, QuantEscape2.

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2018

Researcher: Celeste Jacq

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway