Nofima is a business oriented research organisation that aims to increase competitiveness of the aquaculture, fisheries and food industries. The organisation was established through a merger between the research institutions Akvaforsk, Fiskeriforskning, Matforsk and Norconserv, and has approximately 450 employees. The organisation is divided into four research divisions; Marine, Food, Ingredients and Market. Nofima Marine engages in R&D, along with innovation and knowledge transfer for the national and international fisheries and aquaculture industries. Our primary areas of research are breeding and genetics, fish health, feed and nutrition, efficient and sustainable production as well as capture, seafood, process and product development. The head office of Nofima is located in Tromsø with divisions in Bergen, Ås, Stavanger, Sunndalsøra and Averøy.
Research & Education