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Frisk Fisk-konferansen 2007

Det finnes idag ingen nasjonal møteplass for fiskehelse i Norge. Frisk Fisk-konferansen er ment å skulle fylle et slikt behov. Konferansen arrangeres 23.-25. januar 2007 i Tromsø. Konferansen er et samarbeid mellom Tekna Fiskehelseforeningen, Iniversitet et i Bergen, Universitetet i Tromsø og Te...

Awarded: NOK 49,999

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Trilateral workshop on marine fish larvae nutrition

We apply for 150000 NOK for arranging two workshops on marine fish larvae nutrition. Norwegian Research Council and Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs initiated in 2005 trilateral research cooperation between Norway, USA and Canada. Feed and nutri tion in fish was selected as one of the f...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Konferanse Det marine Hordaland

Hordaland fylkeskommune har dei siste 3-4 åra vore delaktig i ei rekke Regionale Utvekling Prosjekt (RUP) med fokus på verdiskaping i marine næringar innan nye oppdrettsartar, verdiskaping i sjømatnæringa, kompetanse og nettverksarbeid. Det er eit ønske å få presentert eit bredt utval av desse i...

Awarded: NOK 59,999

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

A novel strategy for creating sterile fish by gene editing: Phase 1 ?Edit Reporter Gene?

Engineered zinkfinger proteins (ZFPs) have recently been applied for targeted mutagenesis aiming at correcting mutations of oncogenes (Ref. 1). One of the partners (SK) is member/coordinator of an EU project aiming at exploring the potential of ZFPs in hu man gene therapy (Ref. 2). The coordinati...

Awarded: NOK 0.14 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF T CELL MARKERS IN SALMONID FISH

The analysis of leukocyte cell surface molecules has been a key factor driving our understanding of immunological phenomena. During an ongoing project we have entered into a collaborative agreement with research groups in Norway, Germany and Japan to furt her the characterization of CD markers an...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Strategic collaboration between SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture AS, the US Naval Academy (USA) and the Cawthron Institute (NZ)

We propose a strategic collaboration between researchers within SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture (SFH), specifically from the aquaculture technology and marine resource technology divisions, the United States Naval Academy and the Cawthron Institute (New Zealand) to investigate some of the challe...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Activation of immune mechanisms in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) by CpG oligonucleotides

Viral diseases cause severe problems for the aquaculture industry and development of efficient virus vaccines is a priority target. Cellular defence mechanisms, both innate and acquired, are especially important to combat viral infections. Therefore ident ification of adjuvants which promote stab...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Fôring av torsk

Oppdrett av torsk er en relativt ny næring og en del kritiske faktorer må løses for at torskeoppdrett skal bli en økonomisk lønnsom næring på langsikt. I rapporten "Culture of cod and halibut - practices and requirements for research and development, wit h emphasis on nutrition" , som ble utgitt...

Awarded: NOK 59,999

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Research collaboration to support the development of sea ranching and stock enhancement of molluscs and crustaceans.

Dr Megan Davis, Director of Aquaculture Division, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution (HBOI) visited the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in January 2006, with the purpose of being first opponent in the evaluation committee a PhD. Talks during this visit revealed that IMR and HBOI have seve...

Awarded: NOK 0.11 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Energy modulation in fast growing cod

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Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Rogaland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

The Salmonid Genomic Sequencing Initiative: cGRASP (Consortium for Genomics Research on All Salmonids Programme)

The project "Consortium for Genomics Research on All Salmonids Programme" (cGRASP) was launched at an international workshop hosted by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences October 25-26, 2005. The ultimate aim of the project is to make a reference wh ole genome sequence of Atlantic salmon (6...

Awarded: NOK 0.28 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Akershus

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Etablering av transatlantisk samarbeid for utveksling av kompetanse og avansert metodikk til bruk i studier av energiomsetning hos torsk

Den overordnede hensikten med hovedprosjektet er å studere effekt av fôrsammensetning og fôrprosessering på energiomsetning hos torsk og mink. Torskeoppdrett i Norge er forventet å ha en jevn vekst framover, men næringen er ny og det har vist seg at torsk en sliter med ernæringsrelaterte produksj...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Organic Aquafarming - Internasjonalt arbeidsmøte i Molde i 2006

Omsetning av økologiske varer et av de raskest voksende segmenter innen matvarer. Foreløpig er lite økologisk sertifisert sjømat tilgjengelig, men det er stor interesse og betalingsvilje for økologisk sertifisert oppdrettet sjømat. Villa gruppen hjemmehør ende i Vestnes kommune i Møre og Romsdal ...

Awarded: NOK 49,999

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Møre og Romsdal

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Establishing a project on comparative studies of salmon lice dispersal in different geographical areas (Canada, Scotland and Norway)

Increased levels of farmed salmonid hosts for parasitic sea lice have raised the question of transfer from farmed to wild sources. The study of distribution and dispersal of sea lice has thus become more important over the last years and key institutes fr om several countries are currently doing ...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2008

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Use of lipid spray beads for enrichment of live feeds for rearing marine fish larvae

Through the Leif Eriksson mobility programme the research council have granted Chris Langdon from Oregon State University money to cover travel and living expenses for his 6 month stay at NIFES from april to september 2006. Several micro nutrients have been shown to be present in lower concetra...

Awarded: NOK 0.16 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Alternative feedstuff for fish; Understanding and controlling antinutrients

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Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Androgens and growth of previtellogenic oocytes in Atlantic cod: Identification and patterns of differentially expressed genes and proteins

Despite the concept of life-history strategies, the internal (within the body) signals that regulate fecundity are not known. Prior to vitellogenesis (previtellogenesis), androgens may play an integral role in the regulation of oocytes (immature eggs) gro wth. Preliminary evidence supporting thes...

Awarded: NOK 73,999

Project Period: 2006-2006

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Travel scholarship for Gro & Terje van der Mereren, IMR, to be trained at the Beltz neurobiol. Lab 2006-2007, at Wellesley College, USA

Traditionally, behaviour has been an important tool to study the effect of environmental cues in ecological, welfare and phylogenic development. Recently, studies of brain development, like production of new brain cells (neurogenesis), has opened up a fie ld of opportunities to study environmenta...

Awarded: NOK 0.28 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2007

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Genetic engineering in aquaculture: Perspectives on Management and Sustainability

The proposed project, GENEAQUA, aims to provide an analysis of the present level of scientific understanding and uncertainties with regard to genetic engineering (GE) in aquaculture. The purpose is to improve our understanding of the fate of recombinant D NA constructs in fish and environments an...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Nitric oxide regulation of development in fish: emphasis on the light-brain-pituitary axis and gill during salmon smoltification

Development of organs and tissues occur during critical periods throughout life. Specific systems develop at specific stages, e.g. early development (organogenesis) and smoltification (light-brain-pituitary axis (LBP) and gill). Our research has shown the LBP and gill undergo morphological, mole...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Novel strategies for immunisation against intracellular pathogens of Atlantic salmon

The aim of this project is to develop improved formulations and optimised antigen delivery strategies to elicit protective immune responses against intracellular pathogens of Atlantic salmon. The introduction of adjuvanted vaccines in the salmon industry over the last decade has been a key fact...

Awarded: NOK 6.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Moderne settefiskproduksjon av laks - normal utvikling og velferd i intensive oppdrettsystemer

Prosjektet vil gjennomføre flerfaglig forskning og utvikling for å optimalisere storskala settefiskproduksjon av laks som samtidig sikrer god dyrevelferd, smoltkvalitet og postsmoltprestasjoner. Prosjektet rommer flere delprosjekter og vil gjennom en fler faglig tilnærming bidra til å løse sentra...

Awarded: NOK 8.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Cell mediated immune response against virus in Atlantic salmon measured by T cell interferon gamma production

There is a need for more and better methods to test viral vaccine efficacy in Atlantic salmon. The adaptive immune responses mounted after vaccination of vertebrates against pathogens are classified as humoral (antibody mediated) and cell mediated immune (CMI) mechanisms. Humoral immune mechanism...

Awarded: NOK 3.4 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

The parasite fauna of wild and reared cod: transmission of parasites?

Parasites may move freely between fish hosts kept in net pens and surrounding wild fish stocks. The background prevalence and intensity of the different parasite species will determine the infection pressure on net-penned populations of naive juvenile fis h. Knowledge of the natural infection lev...

Awarded: NOK 1.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Background levels: Occurrence and effective detection of cod pathogens

Cod farming is considered one of the areas with the highest potential for growth in Norwegian aquaculture. Most cod hatcheries use wild caught broodstock, which represent a danger for the contamination of the farm premises with pathogens (virus, bacteria, parasites); particularly those transmitt...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Leptin in fish - exploring the actions of a novel hormone and its role in control of appetite, growth and puberty in Atlantic salmon and cod

In mammals, leptin is a hormone produced by adipose tissue and has been established as a key signal for regulating adiposity. Until last month (May 2005), when our collaborators at National Research Institute of Aquaculture, Mie Japan published their disc overy of the leptin gene and its expressi...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Algal toxins & polyunsaturated fatty acids: a polyketide genomic approach to safe and efficient utilisation of microalgae in bioproduction

Microalgal secondary metabolites have attracted attention for two main reasons: first, because they are source of toxins in harmful algal blooms and second, because they are potential rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids. The dinoflagellates are hig hly diverse group of flagellated unicellu...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Cardiomyopathy (CMS) in Atlantic salmon: pathogenesis and experimental transmissibility.

Cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) has been diagnosed in Norway since 1985. It affects Atlantic salmon and primarily large farmed fish in seawater that are close to harvest. The economic impact is therefore significant. In spite of the serious impact, the caus e(s) is still unknown. Infectious etiolog...

Awarded: NOK 4.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

NEW MARINE FEED RESOURCES The building of a consortium towards exploitation of un-utilised marine resources for diets to farmed fish

The farming of high priced salmonid species in the northern hemisphere focuses on the production of marine PUFA-rich fillets. In recent years, farming of marine species has increased with higher protein and lower lipid demands. The main feed ingredients, have been fish meal and oil. But predictio...

Awarded: NOK 17.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Vestland

HAVBRUKS-Havbruk - en næring i vekst

Jern og toksiske blandsoner i norske settefiskanlegg - bruk av silikat-lut som tiltaksmiddel

Ulike kilder kan bidra til forhøyet nivå av Fe i driftsvann ved settefiskanlegg: jernholdig grunnvann eller humøst overflatevann som råvann, samt fôr-rester og blod/feaces fra fisk. Fe kan foreligge i ulike fysisk-kjemiske tilstandsformer, fra enkle ioner til komplekser, kolloider og partikler. ...

Awarded: NOK 5.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus