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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 2017

The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details please click here.

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IAPRI Symposium attracts over 130 delegates

The forthcoming IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) has attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There are 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral and there will be posters and keynotes included in the programme.

Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'We are looking forward to an excellent event where researchers from all over the world will network and develop strong links'