Nofima is the fusion of several Norwegian food research institutes and covers all food sectors and links in the value chain. With 360 employees at 6 locations and a turnover of more than 60 MEUR Nofima is one of Europe’s largest institutes for applied research within the fields of food, fisheries and aquaculture, all three of Nofima research groups are involved in AquaVitae.
Scientists from the ‘’Aquaculture’’ division have extensive experience with aquaculture of a variety of marine species from multiple trophic levels. This includes relevant national and international projects in the areas of production biology, feed manufacturing and optimal use, invertebrate aquaculture and fish aquaculture.
Scientists from the “Industrial economics and strategic management” group have extensive international experience from relevant projects in the food sector, and carries out RTD, method development and standardisation processes related to value-chain analysis, industrial economics, profitability, cost-benefit analysis and decision support tools. Scientists from the
“Consumer and marketing research” group have extensive experience related to consumer and buying behavior, marketing strategies, market segmentation, sustainability, and food labelling.