Sustainable harvesting and farming on nature's terms, and environmental effects of human activities in coastal areas. Integrated Aquaculture (Integrated mulitrophic aquaculture -IMTA), industrial seaweed cultivation and plankton ecology and biological surveilance.
Ocean Marine Resources
Marine resource technology
The sea has a vast biological diversity of resources. Department of marine resources Technology execute biology- and technology-based research projects for the utilization of marine resources. We have mathematical models for the spreading of lice in sea, we grow seaweed and research on how we can develop tomorrow's solutions through integrated aquaculture.
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.
Cultivation of Dulse (Palmaria palmata)
The red algae Dulse is demanded for use in food and in this project we will adjust cultivation methods for this nutritious and tasty seaweed species.
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.