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.

 

 

FruktKlima

In the project, competence transfer to the fruit packinghouses is central in order to be able to utilize and implement the results for optimized packinghouse management and control.

1. October 2020 – 30. September 2024

Researcher: Hanne Larsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

HoldbarSjekken

The aim of the project is to develop a test system for choosing the right packaging for fruits, berries and vegetables.

1. January 2020 – 31. March 2022

Researcher: Hanne Larsen

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM), Foundation for Research Levy on Agricultural Products (FFL)

MycoSafeBread

Primary objective in MycoSafeBread is to optimize bread products tailored for young children, with an absolute minimum of the mycotoxin DON.

1. July 2020 – 30. June 2023

Researcher: Ida Rud

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Nano Functional Packaging

The project aims to provide novel solutions for these two major societal challenges; plastic waste (from food packaging) and food waste.

1. July 2020 – 30. June 2024

Researcher: Jawad Sarfraz

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

OptiSalm

The salmon industry aims for producing smoked salmon with reduced levels of salt (NaCl).

1. January 2020 – 30. June 2021

Researcher: Even Heir

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Strategic initiative

PackTech

Packtech aims to develop next generation sustainable packaging solutions through the design of green and optimal packaging solutions that ensure high food quality and reduce the amount of plastic …

1. August 2019 – 1. August 2022

Researcher: Marit Kvalvåg Pettersen

Commissioner: Nofima

PathoSeq

The objective of the «PathoSeq» project is to prepare Norwegian food industry for the challenges and possibilities of using modern DNA sequencing technologies for surveillance and control of …

1. April 2019 – 31. March 2023

Researcher: Annette Fagerlund

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Phagepowder

The project goal is to establish a technology platform for development of next generation phages

1. October 2020 – 30. September 2023

Researcher: Askild Lorentz Holck

Strategic initiative

Precision

Precision will develop enabling technology and knowledge, which will improve and modernize the existing land-based food industry. 

1. January 2021 – 31. December 2025

Researcher: Jens Petter Wold

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

RECY-FOOD-PACK

The project aims to safeguard food safety and quality, while developing innovative plastic packaging systems that increase the use of recycled plastic.

1. April 2021 – 31. December 2023

Researcher: Marit Kvalvåg Pettersen

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

Sustainable postharvest handling of apple

Eple-Handling will facilitate collaboration in the whole value chain of the apple production, with focus on reducing the incidence of physiological disorders and fungal decay of the fruit.

1. October 2020 – 30. September 2023

Researcher: Hanne Larsen

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM)