Illustration SeaLab. Photos


NTNU Centre of Fisheries and Aquaculture (SeaLab)


NTNU SeaLab is an interdisciplinary research center within NTNU's strategic focus on marine science and technology. The center has users from several faculties at NTNU, and it is possible to conduct research and teaching activities in marine biology, with a focus on::

  • Aquaculture and aquaculture technology
  • Marine biotechnology, including processing of marine bioresources
  • Marine environmental pollution
  • Marine exploration - marine technology

To facilitate this research and teaching activity, NTNU SeaLab is equipped with marine laboratories (experimental halls and temperature controlled rooms), analytical laboratories, teaching rooms, study rooms and offices. All facilities are available for internal and external users.



Arne Kjøsnes (Operations Manager)

Kjell Inge Reitan (Leader of the user committee)

Operating Board NTNU SeaLab


Else Berit Skagen
(Leader of the board - Department of Biology)

Halstein Hemmer
(Department of Chemistry)

Kjetil Rasmussen
(Department of Biotechnology and Food Science)

Tove Havnegjerde
(Department of Biological Sciences Ålesund)

Trygve Eikevik
(Department of Energy and Process Engineering - IV Faculty)

Alexandra Neyts
(TSO Oceans - Department of Marine Technology)