Fungal toxins

FUNtox – Fungi and mycotoxins in a one health perspective (SIS 2015-2018).

Muggfritt pinnekjøtt – Efficient production of mould-free dry cured lamb ribs (pinnekjøtt) and other dry cured meat products (FFL and JA Grant no. 244627).

DONNER – Deoxynivalenol (DON) – Nervous effects reconnaissance (NFR Aurora/Campus France – 2016-2018).

MycoSafe-South: European–African partnership for safe and efficient use of mycotoxin-mitigation strategies in sub-Saharan Africa (2018-2021).


MYCOPIG – Mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in Norwegian pig farming: consequences for animal health and possible intervention strategies (2013-2017).


Algal toxins

CiguaPIRE – Advancing global strategies and understanding on the origin of ciguatera fish poisoning in tropical oceans (NSF #1743802/NFR MarinForsk 2018-2022)

MARBioFEED – Enhanced biorefining methods for the production of marine biotoxins and microalgae fish feed (ERA-NET Marine Biotech – 2016-2019)

Cyanobacterial toxins

PROTECTED – PROTECTion against Endocrine Disruptors. Detection, mixtures, health effects, risk assessment and communication. (EU Horizon 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant, – 2017-2020)

TARGET – Targeted strategies for safeguarding the noble crayfish against alien and emerging threats (NFR 243908 – 2015-2019)

Plant toxins

Food allergens

SAFEFISH – Implications of green Fish feed for consumer safety – carry-over of plant peptides, natural toxins and bioactive componds (NFR Havbruk2 – 2016-2020)

iNOBox – A technology and market-driven innovation e-toolbox towards a sustainable, competive and science-based agri-food industry in Norway (2018-2021)

in vitro tools

GILLMODEL – Development of an in vitro model to study environmental factors influencing the gill epithelial function (NFR Havbruk 2: 2019-2021)


iSABreed – ISA resistance in Atlantic salmon: Defining new phenotypes for accurate breeding
NewMHCI – Changing our view on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I in vertebrates
BIO-DIRECT– Biomarkers & Bioassays for future research and diagnostics at NVI

Finalised Projects

ECsafeSEAFOOD – Priority environmental contaminants in seafood: safety assessment, impact and public perception (EC FP7/311820 – 2013-2016)
ALLERVACC – Novel type vaccine against food allergy (NFR 226127) 2013-2016
MYCOMIX – Effects of realistic mixtures of mould and mycotoxins on the immune system and assment of human exposure (2012-15)
CYANOTOX – Monitoring of CyanoToxins in Southern Africa (NFR 196085/V10 – 2010-2015)
Mycotoxin contamination in Norwegian food and feed – Modelling,reductive approaches and risk assessment with regards to the whole food chain (2000-2014)
Genetic and alkaloid diversity in Claviceps purpurea in Norway (2011-2013)
BASELINE – Selection and improving of fit-for-purpose sampling prcedures for specific foods and risks (EC 222738 – 2009-2013)
Food restrictions of allergic patients resolved by a novel type vaccine (NFR 184825 – 2008-2013)
ZOOTOX – Collaborative Research in environmental toxicology and zoonotic diseases in the human – domestic animals – Wildlife Interface areas of Eastern and Southern Africa (NUFU – 2007-2011)
ALGETOX – Chemistry and chemical biology of lipophilic algal toxins (EC FP7/221117 – 2006-2010)
BIOTOX – Cost-effective tools for risk management and traceability systems for lipophilic marine biotoxins in Seafood (EC FP6/514074 – 2005-2008)
Marine algal toxins, ecology, analysis and toxicology (NFR 139593/140 – 2000-2005) Havbruk3-2005
Determination of early fuminosin biosynthetic intermediates
Genetic and alkaloid diversity in Claviseps purpurea in Norway ( – 2011-2013)