SINTEF Ocean Aquaculture Technology
SINTEF Ocean 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.
An adaptable e-infrastructure for field studies in the aquaculture industry.
CARBIOMEMBEX - Novel biocatalytic membrane technology for the efficient removal of CO2 in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
CO2 removal from process water is an essential component of land-based aquaculture. CARBIOMEMBEX aims at developing novel technology for CO2 separation in aquaculture by combining state-of-the-art membrane technology and biocatalysis into innovative enzyme-membrane contactor systems for efficient CO2 removal from water.
The project emphasizes on the advancement of aquaculture technology systems that are economically sustainable and improve animal welfare. This includes, the use of flexible shielding skirts for prevention of ectoparasites infestation (Sealice,...) of farmed fish salmon, procedures for underwater monitoring and safe and efficient 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.
Apply for Fully EC-Funded Access to Top-Class Research Infrastructures with AQUAEXCEL2020
SINTEF Ocean is part of the AQUAculture infrastructures for EXCELlence in European fish research towards 2020, a Horizon 2020 research infrastructure project, aiming to support the sustainable growth of the aquaculture sector in Europe.
A “health centre” for juvenile salmon
The condition of the water in salmon hatcheries can tell us a great deal about when and why outbreaks of disease occur. Now, SINTEF researchers are about to expose the water’s secrets, both to prevent suffering in fish and to save the aquaculture industry a great deal of money.
New project shall provide better understanding of food value chain and network dynamics
To address specific challenges facing the food system and food value chains in Europe, SINTEF Ocean along with 21 international partners from Europe and Asia, have kick started the EU Horizon2020 project VALUMICS in June 2017.