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.



Strategic initiative

Digital Food Quality

Digital Food Quality (short named DigiFoods) is a centre for research-based innovation (SFI) with the purpose of developing smart sensor solutions for food quality assessment.

1. November 2020 – 31. October 2028

Researchers: Jens Petter Wold, Stine Thøring Juul-Dam

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway


We aim to produce tomorrow's food in a smart, sustainable and innovative manner using bioreactors instead of traditional livestock. This is a completely new way of producing food using biotechnology, …

1. April 2018 – 31. March 2021

Researcher: Sissel Rønning

Commissioner: The Research Council of Norway


InnoFoodAfrica is a project that will explore climate-smart African cereal, pulse and root crops in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda and develop and demonstrate optimal solutions for …

1. August 2020 – 31. January 2024

Researchers: Paula Varela-Tomasco, Trond Karsten Løvdal

Commissioner: EU - Horizon 2020


The main goal in Smartbio is to develop novel process analytical technology, which will lead to new product innovations in the Enzymatic protein hydrolysis (EPH).

1. July 2018 – 30. June 2021

Researcher: Nils Kristian Afseth

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM), Foundation for Research Levy on Agricultural Products (FFL)


The project investigates the association between consumption of processed meat (sausage) and colorectal cancer (CRC).

1. January 2018 – 31. December 2021

Researchers: Ida Synnøve Bårvåg Grini, Bente Kirkhus

Commissioner: Agricultural Agreement Research Funds (FJM)