Our mission is to give research-based advisory and knowledge support to Norwegian Authorities in addition to support innovation and development of sustainable bioeconomic production.

Research groups

Fish Health Research Group

Infectious waterborne diseases challenge sustainable aquaculture production, compromise fish health and welfare, and threaten wild aquatic animals. The Fish Health Research Group aims to understand and contribute to solutions for existing and emerging health problems in aquatic animals, specifically fish and crayfish, in nature and aquaculture.

Toxinology Research Group

Toxinology is the area of science that deals with the chemistry and mode of action of a biotoxin, the biology of the toxin producing organism, and the use and ecological role of these compounds. The Toxinology Group is mainly dealing with fungi (mycology) and mycotoxins, toxins from marine and freshwater algae (phycotoxins) and allergens.