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.

 

 

Aquaculture sustainability indicators

A web portal with indicators on the sustainability of Norwegian aquaculture has been developed.

15. May 2016 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Eirik Mikkelsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

AquaVitae

AquaVitae aims to develop solutions for increasing the cultivation of low-trophic species, such as seaweed and sea urchins.

1. June 2019 – 31. May 2023

Researcher: Philip John James

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

ArcticHub

Increasing global competition for natural resources poses major challenges to the Arctic region.

1. August 2020 – 1. August 2024

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Authent-Net

The goal is to facilitate sustainable cooperation between national and international research funding bodies in the area of food authenticity, to improve the competitiveness of the food supply …

1. April 2016 – 31. March 2018

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Coexistence and ripple effects of fish farming, fisheries and fishing tourism in Finnmark

1. February 2019 – 30. June 2022

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: Regional Research Fund Northern Norway RFF

EthiCatch

During this project, we will be identifying how the use of various types of commercial fishing gear affect the physiology and mortality of cod and thus their welfare and quality. We will also …

1. January 2020 – 20. December 2022

Researchers: Silje Kristoffersen, Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

EU-China-Safe

In this project, we work to improve food safety and deter food fraud within the EU and China.

1. September 2017 – 31. August 2021

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

FarFish

One fifth of EU catches originate from non-EU waters. These fisheries are often poorly regulated, management decisions are sometimes based on limited knowledge and enforcement capabilities, compliance …

1. June 2017 – 31. May 2021

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

JustFish

The project aims at discussing measures for improving the Norwegian fisheries resource control system and reduce the extent of illegal activities.

1. February 2021 – 31. December 2024

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Qualidiff

Can we increase the value of salmon by emphasizing salmon quality in different ways? …

1. March 2018 – 28. February 2022

Researcher: Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Ripple effect analysis of the Norwegian seafood 2020-2022

Ripple effect analysis of the Norwegian seafood sector based on public and private data input.

16. March 2020 – 30. September 2022

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Strategic initiative

SFI Harvest

The vision of SFI Harvest: Pioneering the lower-trophic fisheries – Innovations to unlock the blue bioeconomic potential.

20. August 2020 – 31. December 2028

Researchers: Bent Magne Dreyer, Ragnhild Dragøy

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