Five sector-specific focus areas reflect the activities in the blue economy. One overarching area is concerned with the marine environment and society.
NTNU offers a wide range of specialised facilities for use in marine research and education. These include large marine model basins, experimental test facilities, analytical laboratories, field stations, a research vessel and a state-of-the-art instrumentation park.
Multidisciplinary and highly innovative research activities initiated by NTNU Oceans that deal with complex challenges in the ocean environment.
National Research Centres
NTNU Oceans is involved in a number of research, innovation and coordination actions, in Horizon 2020, FP7 and other programmes.
Marine and maritime activities are corner stones of the Norwegian economy. Main funding sources are The Research Council of Norway, regional funds and the industry itself.
AQUAEXCEL project results
The European funded project on Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research officially ended in February 2015. The final AQUAEXCEL Key Achievements booklet is now available, outlining its major activities and results. A new AQUAEXCEL2020 project has been approved for funding, starting in the autumn of 2015.