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.

 

 

AQUAEXCEL

AQUAEXCEL will provide the European research community with a platform of top class infrastructures efficiently offering tools to cope with the complex challenges the aquaculture is facing. Nofima's …

1. March 2011 – 28. February 2015

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - FP7

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

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

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

Strategic initiative

FutureFish

The primary objective of FutureFish is to improve the robustness of salmon and lumpfish under a changing climate scenario through investigating the genetics of robustness in salmon to thermal …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Celeste Jacq

Commissioner: Nofima

OrAqua

The overall vision of the OrAqua project is the economic growth of the organic aquaculture sector in Europe, supported by science based regulations, organic principles and consumer confidence.

1. January 2014 – 31. December 2016

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: EU - FP7

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

Strategic initiative

PROGRESS

PROGRESS is a strategic internal project of the institute that aims to investigate the epigenetic programming resulting from low oxygen stress during early development and how this influences …

1. January 2017 – 31. December 2019

Researcher: Erik Burgerhout

Commissioner: Nofima

RENSVEL

1. November 2015 – 15. April 2019

Researcher: Åsa Maria O. Espmark

Commissioner: The Norwegian Seafood Research Fund - FHF