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Two new technology partners

Written by: Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the CtrlAQUA Annual Report 2019 CtrlAQUA has welcomed two new technology suppliers as partners. While the contribution from Atlantium from Israel is to work on treating intake water with UV, the contribution from the Norwegian CreateView is machine learning and artificial intelligence for improved fish welfare. Atlantium Getting Atlantium as…


Spotlight on a deadly gas, disease and puberty

During the lifetime of a Centre for Research-Based Innovation (SFI), there is a high probability that new challenges emerge and must be resolved in order to achieve the goal. In the case of CtrlAQUA, the ambition is to make closed-containment systems for salmon up to one kilogram into off-the-shelf systems by 2023. Written by: Reidun…


Rapid implementation of innovation

Even before the results of the CtrlAQUA project about optimal production regimes appeared in any report, Grieg Seafood was implementing the knowledge at its RAS facilities in Canada. Written by: Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the CtrlAQUA Annual Report 2019 ”This knowledge from the CtrlAQUA project concerns which light regimes and water qualities provide the best…


Annual report 2018

Now CtrlAQUA is half way through the lifetime of the centre, which is from 2015 to 2023. For anyone who are curious of the status and way forward for the research on closed containment aquaculture, this annual report for 2018 is good to read. Please view your preferred version, and enjoy reading! Reader friendly version…


Research and industry well established in the international arena

Chris Good has seen US land-based salmon farming begin to take off during the four years since CtrlAQUA began, with massive facilities being built or in the planning stage. Written by: Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the CtrlAQUA Annual Report 2018 Dr. Good is Director of Research at The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute in West Virginia,…


Annual report 2017

In its third year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new knowledge about farming in closed-containment aquaculture systems. Such knowledge will contribute to the Centre’s ambition to make closed systems off-the-shelf products. In this annual report you can also read interviews with two industry actors at the centre…


Interview: The technology founder in Vestfold

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. In office premises in Horten, in the development company ORP – Oslofjord Ressurspark, you will find Bård Haug. On his shelves he has two patents, and in his head he has ambitions. The patents were the brainchild of his former colleague, Frank Karlsen,…


Interview: The fish farmer at Bømlo

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. Bremnes Seashore is building recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) for smolt on land. This is part of a long-term strategy based on a detailed assessment of the future production of salmon with little sea lice. “We have tested many options but are now focussing…


Interview: The equipment manufacturer from Trøndelag

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. The first company out as an SFI partner is Botngaard AS from Bjugn. They joined CtrlAQUA in 2016. When they were established in 2009, they supplied delousing tarpaulins for fish farming facilities. Since 2010, they have taken the next step and developed a…


Annual report 2016: An innovative year for CtrlAQUA

In its second year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new knowledge about farming in closed-containment aquaculture systems. Such knowledge will contribute to the Centre’s ambition to make closed systems off-the-shelf products. Choose one of the following versions: Reader friendly version Printable version If you’d like a professionally printed…