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MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Økt holdbarhet av ferske fiske-og kjøttprodukter ved bruk av hinderteknologi

Prosjektet skal generere økt kunnskap og kompetanse hos de deltagende bedrifter i bruk av hinderteknikk for å forlenge holdbarheten til næringsmidler. Erfaringer fra Island og Norge har vist at holdbarheten på ferske fiskeprodukter kan økes betydelig ved bruk av enkle konserveringsteknikker. Pros...

Awarded: NOK 1.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

BIA-Brukerstyrt innovasjonsarena

SMART VAREFLYT - smart, effektiv og sikker vareflyt gjennom intelligent emballasje og e-sporing

IKT har avgjørende betydning for logistikksystemets konkurransekraft fordi den bidrar til å redusere tid, avstand og kostnader, og å øke service- og kvalitetsnivået, inkludert økt matvaresikkerhet. Løsninger og systemer for e-sporing og styring i verdikje den gjennom RFID-teknologi og EPC er et v...

Awarded: NOK 8.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

EraSME Healthypastry - Means for healthier pastry products

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Awarded: NOK 0.34 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Technology and methods using high-density microarrays for detection of unknown genetic modifications in plants, fungi and bacteria

To ensure the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) they are subjected to risk assessment prior to release into the environment and use in e.g. food production. Such known GMOs are considered to be as safe as conventional varieties. GMOs for whi ch publicly available descriptions are un...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Shape of lactation curve, with special reference to feeding strategy, health, fertility, and economic outcome in dairy

Summary The total milk production during a full lactation is determined by the peak and the shape of the lactation curve. A primarily analysis of the mean lactation curves for different large herds under Norwegian conditions revealed a large and substant ial differences from one herd to another....

Awarded: NOK 4.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Efficient green support

Dismantling of trade barriers under WTO regulation is expected to have a large impact on Norwegian agriculture. Apart from food and raw materials production, agriculture contributes many external benefits to society in the form of valued scenery, bio-dive rsity, flood control and health and nutri...

Awarded: NOK 3.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2009

Location: Vestland

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Development and clinical testing of juice rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants

We will develop juice rich in natural antioxidants and phytochemicals and test bioactivity in clinical trials. Specifically, together with TINE R&D we aim at develop two juices based on grapes, pomegranates and/or blueberries. By screening potential ingre dients available on the marked we will op...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Preclinical diagnosis of prion disease

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are a threat to food safety and to human and animal health. Diagnosis of these diseases and early detection of the infective agent is vital for future spread and prevention of disease. The identification of candidate molecules as biomarkers of pre...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Networks or markets? The recruitment challenges in future fisheries and marine industries, dr.gr.stip.

The radical changes that happen in coastal communities and industries;the processes of structuration, mechanisation, and increased governance, which we call cyborgisation processes, seem to have had consequences for the employment systems in marine commun ities. However, very little is known abou...

Awarded: NOK 4.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Melk med forhøyet kvalitet som plattform for videre vekst

Melkeproduksjonen i Norge står for 45% av produksjonsverdien i husdyrbruket, mot 60% for 15 år siden. Lønnsomheten er under press. I områder med god tilgang på beite kan kostnadene reduseres betydelig ved å utnytte fôrressursene. Man tror at forbrukerne v il legge mer vekt på kvaliteten av melka,...

Awarded: NOK 9.6 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Reducing campylobacter jejuni in the food chain by modifying the upper digestive tract of slaughter chicken

The zoonotic pathogen C. jejuni is the leading cause of food-borne bacterial diarrhoeal disease throughout the world. C. jejuni readily colonize poultry and represents a major problem for the poultry industry and is a potential public health hazard throug h its high ability to survive in unproces...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Feral sheep in coastal heaths - developing a sustainable local industry in vulnerable cultural landscapes, dr.gr.stip.

Year-round sheep farming on the Norwegian west coast has a history dating back several millennia. This important part of our cultural heritage has resulted in a distinct breed of animals, the feral sheep, that has evolved in close interaction with the cre ation and maintenance of a unique semi-na...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Enhanced safety of Norwegian type dry fermented sausage with focus on enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli

This project concerns safe production of Norwegian type dry fermented sausages (DFS). Two outbreaks in Norway this year, caused by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) and Salmonella Kedougou in DFS, emphasize the need to focus on enhanced safety of such products. Outbreaks may cause severe ...

Awarded: NOK 11.9 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Reduction/elimination of spore forming bacteria in lightly heat treated foods

The project seeks to identify processes which are able to strongly reduce spore forming bacteria in lightly heat treated (<98 ºC) foods. To solve this task, three research groups with different, complementary competence will cooperate. The project require s characterisation of potentially pathoge...

Awarded: NOK 7.2 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2010

Location: Oslo

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Potential of muscle profiling on value-addition of products and consumer satisfaction under Norwegian beef production conditions

Matforsk deltar i et EU-prosjekt på kvalitet og sikkerhet av storfekjøtt hvor utnyttelsen av utradisjonelle stykningsdeler er en sentral del av prosjektet. Ny forskning i USA har vist at ved å bruke utradisjonelle metoder for nedskjæring og utbeining kan verdien av slaktet økes betydelig. I EU-p...

Awarded: NOK 7.8 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Akershus

NORDAM-SAM-Samarbeidet Norge – Nord- Amerika

Dr.stipendiat til 173989 Optimal helse, velferd, og mattrygghet for kvalitetsprodukter fra norske geiter

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Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Oslo

NORDAM-SAM-Samarbeidet Norge – Nord- Amerika

Dr.stipendiat til 173388 Health, Nutrition and Food Demand: Effects of Information and the Substitution between Good Foods and Bad Foods

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Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Microbiocidal coatings based on Sphagnum biopolymers for extending the shelf-life of fresh fish (184255)

At present only 1 in 3 temperate marine fish is sold to the consumer (mostly export) as high-quality, high-profit fresh fish. The rest is sold as lower-grade, lower-profit processed fish. If the shelf-life of fresh fish can be extended by only 20-30 % (2- 3 days) then the economic and social (in ...

Awarded: NOK 6.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

Developing the SALBANK resource

The SALBANK population was set up as an experimental cross to detect QTLs and genes. By crossing strains that have been geographically isolated since the glacial period: the relict strain Byglandsbleka and the Norwegian elite population NLA followed by in ter crosses, family sets with an expected...

Awarded: NOK 1.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Strategies for enhanced microbial safety of organic fermented sausages and herbal ingredients

The demand for organic foods is increasing. But still, the expressed political aim that 15% of foods from the agricultural sector in Norway shall be organically produced and sold within 2015 is a challenge. A prerequisite for the success of such products is that food producers are able to provide...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

New innovative barrier solutions for targeted fresh food packaging applications

One of the primary challenges in food packaging business is the presence of oxygen contained in a produce or permeate through the packaging material, having a strong negative effects on the quality and shelf-life of the foodstuff. Effective barrier materi als are in general expensive multilayer s...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

FUGE-Funksjonell genomforskn.i Norg

CIGENE resource and core project proposals for the GENOFISK call May 8th

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Awarded: NOK 10.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Safe and cost-effective production of dry-cured meat with reduced mould growth

Mould contamination on dry-cured meat is periodically a significant quality problem leading to a major economic impact for the producers due to cleaning and loss of products. In addition the mould growth may represent a health risk for the staff due to th e allergenic potential of the moulds and ...

Awarded: NOK 5.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Optimal helse, velferd og mattrygghet for kvalitetsprodukter fra norske geiter.

Geiteprodukter har hatt framgang i Europa inkludert i våre naboland, de siste ti årene. Geitas fremtoning og spenstighet i forhold til andre dyr samt naturlig uteliv (beite) appellerer, og den positive holdningen til geita som husdyr smitter over på forbr ukernes holdninger og gir økt etterspørse...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Biofilm, water quality and food production - Improving the water quality for prevention of food spoilage and foodborne diseases

Bacteria, moulds and yeasts constitute a great challenge and a significant quality problem for food industry, leading to a major economic impact for the producers due to cleaning, reduced shelf life and loss of products. Many foodborne pathogens are also waterborne pathogens. Increased knowledge ...

Awarded: NOK 3.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Functional genomics for optimized milk and meat quality

Summary: The present proposal is one of several coordinated projects intended to ensure a comprehensive genome-wide marker-description of the Norwegian cattle population and its diversity. The bovine genome sequence will be published in 2006. Norway has o ne of the world's best databases on the g...

Awarded: NOK 12.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

From Food to Waste to Food: Developing gourmet mushroom substrate from municipal source separated food waste and forest by-products

Mushrooms hold a great potential for recycling organic wastes. Their cultivation on safer, more eco-friendly and sustainable media receives considerable attention within mushroom science and the industry internationally. At the same time, municipal waste composters, now equipped with advanced tec...

Awarded: NOK 1.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Innlandet

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Automatic Fish Fillet Inspection by Imaging Spectroscopy

The main objective of this project is to provide the Norwegian fish processing industry with a technological solution for automatic quality control in fish fillet production. Development of methods and tools will be based on the use of imaging spectroscop y. Quality features of fish fillets are ...

Awarded: NOK 7.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

BIONÆR-Bionæringsprogram

Health promoting compounds in barley and oat

The project will focus on barley and oat, both cereals with substantial fibre, antioxidant and oligosaccharide levels. Milling and related processing will be performed under industrial or pilot-plant conditions using state-of-the-art technology with the p urpose of achieving fractions rich in ant...

Awarded: NOK 4.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

MATPROG-Matprogrammet: Norsk mat fra sjø og land

Enteric viruses in food and environmental samples.

Shellfish, drinking water and vegetables are known vectors of enteric viruses as they are prone to sewage contamination. Sewage contain all enteric viruses that circulate in the population and a study in different treatment plants in Norway showed high le vels of several enteric viruses in treate...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Akershus