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.

 

 

AQUABIOPRO-FIT

AQUABIOPRO-FIT will take residual by-products and convert them into high-quality, functional ingredients using efficient and sustainable processing methods.

1. April 2018 – 31. March 2022

Researcher: Aikaterina Kousoulaki

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

AquaIMPACT

AquaIMPACT is a EU-funded research project that integrates breeding and nutrition to increase the competitiveness of the EU's aquaculture of Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, gilthead sebream and …

1. January 2019 – 31. December 2022

Researcher: Anna Kristina Sonesson

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

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

CrispResist

Do Pacific salmon species carry a secret they could share with Atlantic salmon? What is it in the genes that make these relatives of Atlantic salmon less susceptible to lice? Researchers will …

1. January 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researcher: Nicholas Andrew Robinson

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

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

FutureEUAqua

The overall objective of FutureEUAqua is to effectively promote sustainable growth of resilient to climate changes, environmental friendly organic and conventional aquaculture of major fish species …

1. October 2018 – 30. September 2022

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

NewTechAqua

NewTechAqua is a EU-funded project will test and develop new solutions for European aquaculture.

1. February 2020 – 31. January 2024

Researcher: Anna Kristina Sonesson

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

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

SUREAQUA Nordic Centre of Excellence

The Nordic Centre of Excellence for sustainable and resilient aquatic production (SUREAQUA) was established in 2017 to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration across the Nordic bioeconomy …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2021

Commissioner: Nordforsk