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NTNU Oceans is one of four strategic research areas at NTNU. Our vision is "Knowledge for a sustainable ocean".

Research Areas

Assessing consequences of harvesting plankton for fish feed (iCoast, Ø Leiknes).

Five sector-specific focus areas reflect the activities in the blue economy. One overarching area is concerned with the marine environment and society.

Maritime transport

Into the deep ocean

Arctic exploration

Sustainable seafood and marine bioresources

Marine minerals and renewables

Marine environment and society

 

Research Infrastructure

Sealab histology lab. Photo: E Kjorsvik.

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.

Research Activities

Pilot Projects

Multidisciplinary and highly innovative research activities initiated by NTNU Oceans that deal with complex challenges in the ocean environment.

National Research Centres

European and International Projects

NTNU Oceans is involved in a number of research, innovation and coordination actions, in Horizon 2020, FP7 and other programmes.

National and Regional Projects

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.

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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.

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Contact

Director: Professor Ingrid Schjølberg

Coordinator: Alexandra Neyts

All contact information

Ocean Week

Next edition of NTNU Ocean Week
9–12 May 2016, Trondheim, Norway

NTNU's strategic research areas

 Health                      Energy

 Oceans                     Sustainability