Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab.
Scientist Tor-Arne Krakeli at Nofima's BioLab. Photo: Jon-Are Berg-Jacobsen © Nofima


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.




With the use of modern, research-based process technology and expertise, unused or under utilized biomass of marine or terrestrial origin can be used for new, marketable products. We coordinate, …

1. January 2016 – 31. December 2022

Researchers: Ragnhild Dragøy, Nils Kristian Afseth

Commissioner: Nofima


Snow crab is a relatively new species for the Norwegian seafood industry. The aim of this project has been to contribute towards a sustainable crab fishery in the future and to make the best …

18. April 2017 – 1. September 2020

Researchers: Ragnhild Dragøy, Gøril Voldnes

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

Strategic initiative


2. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Dagbjørn Skipnes

Commissioner: Nofima