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.




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


The project iFOODnet (Towards a Norway - Japan Innovative Research & Training Network Driving Next-Generation Food Systems) will develop world-class research and education in Norway upon long-term …

1. February 2021 – 31. January 2024

Researcher: Izumi Sone

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway


Through better drying methods and good knowledge dissemination, research will contribute to more new and nutritious dried food products.

1. February 2019 – 1. February 2022

Researcher: Jan Thomas Rosnes

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway


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: Tone Mari Rode

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway


The project will increase consumers’ access to safe, healthy and convenient food through novel energy efficient processing techniques and improve utilization of raw material, by-products and …

1. April 2018 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Trond Karsten Løvdal

Commissioner: EU - ERA-Net Cofund


In this project, we will look into several aspects of Norwegian seaweed production, from harvesting and sorting to conservation and product development.

1. May 2019 – 30. April 2022

Researcher: Izumi Sone

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

Commissioner: Nofima