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NIBIO is a project driven research institute and collects approximately 100 million NOK annually in project funding from both national and international sources. A lot of activity is carried out through EU and EEA-projects and we also participate in research projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America. NIBIO coordinates several large international projects with a particular focus on food security and climate change. The list of projects is not complete.

Rosenrot Vega

Division of Food Production and Society

Bio-farming for bioactive compounds

The objective of "Bio-farming for bioactive compounds" is to increase value in the Norwegian agricultural sector by producing bioactive compounds (phytogens) for addition to feed and packaging materials aimed to 1) increase shelf life of salmon feed 2) reduce winter ulcers in farmed fish 3) improve the health and intestinal flora in poultry, and 4) designing biodegradable and antimicrobial packaging materials.

Finished Updated: 31.07.2023
End: dec 2023
Start: jan 2021