SINTEF Ocean Fisheries
We are taking part in the development of the fishing fleet of tomorrow by contributing to achieve sustainable utilization of marine resources in a way that is profitable for the fisherman. This mean developing more efficient fishing methods, gear, and ways to better utilize the catch.
Re-FOOD is an international partnership for research and education in energy efficient resource utilization in FOOD value chains between Norway and India.
The climate is changing in the Arctic and projections by the IPCC suggests valuable marine resources are migrating further north. What does this mean for fishers, for tourists, for international politics and future communities in the far north, and for the Svalbard fisheries protection zone and Norwegian sovereignty in the area?
ENTiCE is a three year project financed by the Research council of Norway in which SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture, NTNU, Frøya High School, and the Scottish Association for Marine Science will implement and develop new technologies for studying the interactions between physical, chemical and basic biological processes in coastal waters.
Input to new Treaty under UNCLOS
Dr. Rachel Tiller from SINTEF Ocean recently attended a closed session with UNAI at the UN building in New York City. She is one of three international experts invited to attend a meeting to the General Assembly decision to develop an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
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.