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.

 

 

AQUAEXCEL2020

The overall aim with AQUAEXCEL2020 is to integrate the most successful research facilities within aquaculture in Europe. The project shall provide access to easily accessible high quality infrastructures, …

1. October 2015 – 30. September 2020

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

AquaVitae

1. June 2019 – 31. May 2023

Researcher: Philip John James

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020

Strategic initiative

BALANCE

In BALANCE we will increase the basic understanding of how nutrients in the feed, in combination with genetic background, affect the occurrence of metabolically induced health and quality problems …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Bente Ruyter

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

Coexistence

During this project, the researchers shall gather new, multidisciplinary knowledge about how the marine industries can coexist in a good way along the coast, and develop new methodologies and …

1. January 2019 – 31. January 2021

Researcher: Roy Robertsen

Commissioner: Nofima

Strategic initiative

CtrlAQUA

CtrlAQUA is a Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI) that will lay the foundation for the development of closed-containment concepts of the future.

1. April 2015 – 31. March 2023

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway

Strategic initiative

FarmWELL

The health and welfare of farmed and captured aquatic animals is becoming increasingly important for current and future aquaculture systems. We need to improve our understanding of their health …

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Jelena Kolarevic

Commissioner: Nofima

FutureEUAqua

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

PERAGILL

This project will explore an alternative strategy to treat amoebic gill disease (AGD), a serious problem in Atlantic salmon aquaculture.

15. January 2018 – 15. January 2021

Researcher: Carlo C. Lazado

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF

Strategic initiative

Predictive

The overall aim of the project is to expand the knowledge on how the environment affects the biology of farmed fish and develop robust systems that may be used to screen and evaluate the impacts …

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020

Researcher: Elisabeth Ytteborg

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

TastyKelp

2. January 2019 – 31. December 2021

Researcher: Dagbjørn Skipnes

Commissioner: Nofima