SINTEF Ocean Aquaculture
Department of Aquaculture Technology performs research projects in the entire farmed fish chain, from breeding fish to slaughtering. Our team consists of both technologists and biologists, several of which have experience in practical operation.
Safe operation of CLOSED aquaculture CAGES in WAVES (CCW)
Recently the Norwegian aquaculture industry has focused increasingly on floating closed cages, and currently there are several working prototypes, and even more in the planning phase. The industry's motivation is to have better control over the water quality, and especially to avoid the problem with salmon lice.
Re-FOOD is an international partnership for research and education in energy efficient resource utilization in FOOD value chains between Norway and India.
SINTEF Ocean – merging SINTEF's marine research into one institute
SINTEF is merging its ocean research activities into one new institute, called SINTEF Ocean. The ambition is to strengthen our position as a world-leader in the fields of marine technology and biomarine research.
"A floating knowledge center"
The fish farming company Marine Harvest wants to build a Blue Revolution Center (BRC), aiming to find new technological solutions for the fish farming industry.
Safe workplaces in aquaculture
Norwegian aquaculture industry has the potential for a five-fold increase of production over the next 35 years. The development of techniques and methods are exciting, and many different backgrounds and expertise has found a carrier in the marine sector. The jobs in aquaculture, however, are the second most hazardous in Norway, beaten only by fisheries.