MB102019 - BioMarine Value Creation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100 30 minutes F

Course content

The topic gives an introduction to biomarine industry. It will emphasize the presentation of value chains including fishery, harvesting and aquaculture. Sustainable utilization of marine raw material.

Guest lecturers from the industry

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student should; be able to assess innovation opportunities in the biomarine area. Have knowledge of important marine by-products and ingredients. Know examples of bioprospecting. Know the Norwegian fishing industry and have knowledge about fishing methods. Knowledge of the instrument for funding R & D. Learning outcomes - Skills: The student should: be able to reflect on the possible use of various marine raw materials and constituents to know opportunities and challenges in different parts of the industry knowledge of selected companies in the marine value chain Learning Outcomes - Skills: The student should; Knowing current innovation and innovation processes within selected marine areas, knowing current research institutions and marine clusters, an overview of value creation in different parts of the biomarine industry

Learning methods and activities

Guest lectures from industry
Excursions to different companies
Report writing

Compulsory assignments

  • Reports

Further on evaluation

Students are challenged to engage in different topics prior to excursions and guest lectures.
Reports must be submitted.

Prerequisites to enter the exam: Approved reports.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Biomarine innovation (298BMI)

Required previous knowledge

General study competence

Course materials

Reports and articles
Powerpoints from the lectures

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MB203312 5.0 01.09.2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Biotechnology/Aqua Culture
  • Aqua Culture
  • Biology
  • Marine Topics
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination (1) 100/100 F
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Oral examination 100/100 F
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) Muntlig eksamen gjennomføres over dagene 2., 3. og 4. desember. Digital muntlig eksamen.

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