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.




1. June 2019 – 31. May 2023

Researcher: Philip John James

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020


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


The overall objective of FutureEUAqua is to effectively promote sustainable growth of resilient to climate changes, environmental friendly organic and conventional aquaculture of major fish species …

1. October 2018 – 30. September 2022

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020


Teaming up with key industry and market players, iNOBox main goal is to integrate in the Norwegian food industry more efficient, profitable and sustainable processing, securing the supply of …

1. April 2018 – 31. March 2022

Researcher: Estefanía Noriega Fernández

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

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


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

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

Strategic initiative


2. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Dagbjørn Skipnes

Commissioner: Nofima

VårMat (personalized food)

We want everyone to be able to eat good, healthy food – no matter what their situation.

1. January 2018 – 1. January 2021

Researchers: Guro Helgesdotter Rognså, Øydis Ueland

Commissioner: Nofima