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

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

EAT4AGE

EAT4AGE will prevent undernutrition and avoid impaired muscle function by investigating how age-related changes can be overcome.

1. April 2021 – 31. March 2024

Researchers: Paula Varela-Tomasco, Øydis Ueland, Bente Kirkhus

Commissioner: EU - JPI

Edulia

Edulia responds to the urgent need of the EU society to find new ways to tackle the escalating issue of obesity, through promoting healthier eating from childhood, within the context of choice.

1. February 2018 – 31. December 2022

Researcher: Paula Varela-Tomasco

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Strategic initiative

FoodForFuture

The main objective of this research program is to contribute to research-driven innovation in the Norwegian food industry in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

1. January 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researchers: Antje Gonera, Paula Varela-Tomasco

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

Hydroprot

Processing through EPH provides new and better opportunities than current technologies for re-cycling proteins into foods.

1. July 2017 – 30. June 2021

Researchers: Mari Øvrum Gaarder, Diana Lindberg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

InnoFoodAfrica

InnoFoodAfrica is a project that will explore climate-smart African cereal, pulse and root crops in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda and develop and demonstrate optimal solutions for …

1. August 2020 – 31. January 2024

Researchers: Paula Varela-Tomasco, Trond Karsten Løvdal

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

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: Tone Mari Rode

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

NORSKVegetar

The project NORSKVegetar will work with key challenges to increase the production of Norwegian food products in the vegetarian segment, based on Norwegian plant-based raw materials.

1. October 2020 – 30. September 2023

Researcher: Grethe Iren Andersen Borge

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM)

SafeConsume

The overall objective of SafeConsume is to Reduce health burden from foodborne illnesses. The ambition is to initiate a new and broader approach in future research, innovation, education and …

1. May 2017 – 30. April 2022

Researcher: Solveig Langsrud

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Strategic initiative

SusHealth

The main aim in SusHealth is to contribute to sustainable food production and innovative value-creation for Norwegian primary producers and food industry.

1. January 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researcher: Kjersti Aaby

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