Nominations announced for AquaNor prizes –

Nominations announced for AquaNor prizes Published:  01 August, 2005

THREE companies have been shortlisted for the Nor-Fishing Foundation Innovation Prize, to be awarded at this month’s Aqua Nor trade show.

The nominees for the Prize are:

– AKVAsmart ASA, Bryne/Trondheim. Development of module based IT solutions for the entire production process in the aquaculture industry. The solutions co-ordinate all data programmes and cover information needs for both production and market.

– Alvestad Marin AS, Oslo. Development of a new hatching system to be presented at Aqua Nor. The system boosts capacity and improves monitoring during the production process.

– Natural ASA, Oslo. New product reducing neck injury in cod fry by a good 90%. This quality improvement gives the producer an additional 10% of marketable fish.

The Prize is NOK 100,000 and a print by the artist Mr Ørnulf Opdahl.

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