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.

 

 

ACCESS

How does climate changes impact Arctic fisheries and aquaculture?

1. March 2011 – 28. February 2015

Researcher: John Roald Isaksen

Commissioner: EU - FP7

Arctic food

The aim of this project is to assess the potential for increased production and added value of food from the Arctic.

1. August 2015 – 30. November 2019

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Nordic Council of Ministers

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

CATCH

CATCH is a visionary project where the objective is to “catch” the maximal sustainable value of wild Atlantic cod based on live storage.

1. April 2014 – 31. October 2018

Researcher: Geir Sogn-Grundvåg

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Clippfish markets

The current focus is on the future competitive situation for Norwegian clipfish. Are the competitive advantages for the Norwegian industry eroding? If so, why?

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2016

Researcher: Ingelinn Eskildsen Pleym

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Coastal planning practices

The aim of the project is to map and identify criteria that affects the duration and quality of coastal zone planning processes.

17. January 2017 – 12. May 2017

Researchers: Patrick Berg Sørdahl, Ann-Magnhild Solås

Commissioner: Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

Coreplan

The coast is prized as a playground in which leisure as well as business activities can be enjoyed. During the Coreplan project we have examined how the authorities can manage our coastal zone …

1. April 2016 – 28. February 2019

Researchers: Ann-Magnhild Solås, Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

CRISP

The goal of the centre is a paradigm shift within fisheries technology.

1. January 2011 – 30. June 2019

Researchers: Torbjørn I Tobiassen, Heidi Nilsen

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

ECCO

ECCO aims to explore the potential and implications of integrating the concept of ecosystem services in impact assessment methodology. The project focuses on knowledge production in impact assessments …

1. April 2016 – 31. December 2018

Researcher: Patrick Berg Sørdahl

Commissioner: Mikon - The Fram Centre

FAIRCoast

The FAIRCoast project aims to facilitate more integrated governance of the coastal zone in Norway.

1. January 2019 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Ingrid Kvalvik

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

FoodIntegrity

The objective is to document fraud and develop methods to prevent fraud and misdescription of food.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2014

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - FP7

MareFrame

MareFrame seeks to remove barriers preventing a more widespread use of an Ecosystem-based Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM).

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2017

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - FP7

Market access

In this project we investigate the obstacles that Norwegian seafood exporters face when trying to enter different markets with different cultures.

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Gøril Voldnes

Commissioner: Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

NPA Smart-Fish

The goal is to develop smart labels produced with print technology. Using this technology fish can be monitored from the moment they are caught until served at the dinner table.

1. May 2015 – 1. January 2018

Researchers: Roy Robertsen, Morgan Lillegård

Commissioner: The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA)

PrimeFish

The overall aim of PrimeFish is to improve the economic sustainability of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

1. March 2015 – 28. February 2019

Researcher: Petter Olsen

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Seafood quality

This project aims to acquire new knowledge on quality challenges in the mackerel and salmon value chains.

1. March 2015 – 28. February 2019

Researcher: Kine Mari Karlsen

Commissioner: Nofima

SocSus

The project provided documentation of the social sustainability in the Norwegian seafood industry.

1. December 2017 – 20. May 2019

Researcher: Bjørg Helen Nøstvold

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Sustainability index for aquaculture

15. May 2016 – 30. September 2018

Researcher: Kine Mari Karlsen

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF