Fungi & mycotoxins

PARC – European partnership for the assessment of risks from chemicals

DetoxBug – Biotransforming mycotoxin-contaminated raw materials into valuable feed sources by detoxification in insect larvae

CerveauMoisi – Strengthened French-Norwegian connection to uncover the neurotoxic potential of natural toxins

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Could fungi be Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in the plastic litter problem?

MycoSafeBread – Innovative cereal processing methods to produce mycotoxin-safe bread

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

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

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

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


MycoProcess – Mycotoxins in cereal based food products of wheat and oats – effect of processing on free/masked mycotoxins and human risk assessment (2014-2017).

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

MYCOMIX – Effects of realistic mixtures of mould and mycotoxins on the immune system and assment of human exposure (2012-15)

Mycotoxin contamination in Norwegian food and feed – Modelling, reductive approaches and risk assessment with regards to the whole food chain (2000-2014)

MYCOFISH – Contaminants, nutrients and health challenges in the novel production of farmed Atlantic salmon (2009–2012)

Determination of early fuminosin biosynthetic intermediates

Genetic and alkaloid diversity in Claviceps purpurea in Norway (2011-2013)

Algal toxins

ShellFeed – Risk assessment of algal toxins in new marine feed sources for salmon

ToxANoWa – Toxic microalgae in Norwegian waters. Uncovering fish-killing mechanisms of phytoplankton from Scandinavian waters

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)

ECsafeSEAFOOD – Priority environmental contaminants in seafood: safety assessment, impact and public perception (EC FP7/311820 – 2013-2016)

BASELINE – Selection and improving of fit-for-purpose sampling procedures for specific foods and risks (EC 222738 – 2009-2013)

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

Cyanobacterial toxins

BedreVann – Significance of cyanotoxins in Akersvannet for soil

MicrocyMZ – Establishing an LC-MS method for microcystins incl. molecular networking

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)

CYANOTOX – Monitoring of CyanoToxins in Southern Africa (NFR 196085/V10 – 2010-2015)

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)

ALLERVACC – Novel type vaccine against food allergy (NFR 226127) 2013-2016

Anisakis simplex – Development of tools for product control and human risk evaluation in fishery value chains

Food restrictions of allergic patients resolved by a novel type vaccine (NFR 184825 – 2008-2013)

LCMSMS for Food Allergens – The development of a project proposal on LCMSMS for the determination of low levels of food allergens

Food Allergen Methods – Development of a coordinated research programme for food allergens – identification, modification and in vivo responses (2003 – 2008)

in vitro tools

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


PromoFish – Establishment of salmon skin mucus multi-omics analyses

GyroOmics – Multi-Omics analysis for the differentiation of salmon fluke (Gyrodactylus salaris) susceptibility in Atlantic and Baltic salmon (Salmo salar)

BIO-DIRECT– Biomarkers & Bioassays for future research and diagnostics at NVI

CARDIO POX – Assessment of biomarkers in viral cardiorespiratory diseases in Atlantic salmon

CRC-3p – Processed foods and colorectal cancer: Effect of protein source, processing and dietary patterns

MetAct – Biomarkers of exposure to azoxymethane in intestine and liver of A/J APCMin/+ mice

Slimy – Host immunity and skin microbiome interplay: Importance for protection against sea lice infestation in Atlantic salmon

Gyrochloramine – Chloramine treatment of watercourses for the control of Gyrodactylus salaris infestation

iSABreed – ISA resistance in Atlantic salmon: Defining new phenotypes for accurate breeding


MoksiMark – is moxidectin suitable for the treatment of brainworm (Elaphostrongylus rangiferi) infections in reindeer?

GreenBait – Progress toward environmentally safer rodenticides

NAMC – North Atlantic Microplastic Centre

ReinBrain – Parasites in the brain – a climate problem for reindeer

MucoProtect – Novel bio-mimicking nanocarriers for oral delivery of mucosal vaccines – protection at the first line of defence

NewMHCI – Changing our view on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I in vertebrates


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)