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

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 2019

Researcher: Bente Ruyter

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

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

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.

1. April 2015 – 31. March 2023

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

FarmWELL

The health and welfare of farmed and captured aquatic animals is becoming increasingly important for current and future aquaculture systems. We need to improve our understanding of their health …

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Jelena Kolarevic

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

FeedMod

Fish health and growth are affected by gastrointestinal processes. This includes feed intake regulation, digestion and absorption of nutrients, barrier function and gut microbiota.

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Andre Sture Bogevik

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

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

PERAGILL

This project will explore an alternative strategy to treat amoebic gill disease (AGD), a serious problem in Atlantic salmon aquaculture.

15. January 2018 – 15. January 2021

Researcher: Carlo C. Lazado

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

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

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

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

Researchers: Jelena Kolarevic, Hilde Toften, Pirjo Honkanen

Commissioner: Nordforsk