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Nofima - the food research institute


Oslovn. 1 1430 ÅS


Helga Næs (Head of Microbiology and Packaging Department)

Other staff

Anders Leufvén (Research Scientist/food packaging)

Hanne Larsen (Research Scientist/food packaging + barrier measurements, shelf life)

Marit K Pettersen (Research Scientist/food packaging + polymer chemistry)

Svend Svendsen (Research Technologist/polymer chemistry, packaging legislation)

Anlaug Ådland Hansen (Research Scientist/food packaging + fish shelf life)

Oddvin Sørhaug (Research Scientist/food packaging + meat shelf life, food waste)


+47 64 97 01 00


+47 64 97 03 33

Nofima was established on January 1, 2008, and is Europe’s largest institute for applied research within the fields of fisheries, aquaculture and food. The institute has around 420 employees and has an annual turnover of about NOK 500 million.We carry out internationally recognised research and develop solutions that provide a competitive edge throughout the value chain.The main office is located in Tromsø, and the research divisions are located in Averøy, Bergen, Sunndalsøra, Stavanger, Tromsø and Ås.


IAPRI 2018

The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here

Latest News

IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There were 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'This excellent event brought researchers from all over the world to network and develop strong links'